Breakouts are an important moment for participants to deepen their understanding of the issues, and learn about pathways for taking action. We are scheduling at least five simultaneous one-hour breakouts following each session. We are certain they will be one of the most popular elements of the weekend.
Here are the amazing breakout sessions:
- Nuclear Proliferation and Security: Iran and North Korea. Dr. Andrew K. Semmel, Partnership for a Secure America
- Peace Corps and the Gap Year. Alison McReynolds & Erica Brouillette, US Peace Corps
- Human Security Impacts of Climate Change. Alice Thomas, Refugees International.
- Justice, Peace or Prosperity: The Trade-offs in Post-Conflict Zones. Frank Fredericks, World Faith.
- The Role of the Arab Diaspora in Development. Hazami Barmada, Al-Mubadarah: Arab Empowerment Initiative.
- Understanding the Global Movement for Zero Nuclear Weapons. Anna Azarjew, Global Zero.
- Youth Activism Around Human Rights in Burma. Myra Dahgaypaw, US Campaign for Burma.
- U.S. Foreign Policy and Africa: What Path Forward? Tim Damon, Dickinson College
- How to Engage Your Campus in the Fight Against Climate Change. Tim Damon, Dickinson College
- Understanding the 2013 Federal Budget
- The Power of Service: A conversation with Alison McReynolds, US Peace Corps
- When Education Isn’t Just School: Changing the Education Paradigm. Katie Ho and Michele Lis, Thinking Beyond Borders Gap Year Program
- Being2021: How AIDPitt got their school talking about how far we’ve come since 9/11 and where we want to be in 2021. AIDPitt
- Raising Awareness through Storytelling. Myra Dahgaypaw, US Campaign for Burma
- Rethinking the US in the Global Economy: How efficiency and economic development are not enough. Thomas Crandall, Thinking Beyond Borders Gap Year Program
- What Does it Mean To Be a Global Citizen? Karelle Fonteneau, Arden Haselmann and Julia Jones, Thinking Beyond Borders Gap Year Program
- Office Hours with Roger Thurow, Senior Fellow, Chicago Council on Global Affairs, and Co-author, Enough: Why the World’s Poorest Starve in an Age of Plenty
- Office Hours with Anuradha Mittal, Founder and Executive Director, Oakland Institute
- Office Hours with Noel Ortega, New Economy Working Group, Institute for Policy Studies
- Office Hours with Nicole Goldin, Special Advisor, USAID
- Office Hours with Daniel Maree, Organizer of the Million Hoodie March
Check out the complete conference schedule.
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