The Hidden Gem is Within You: Exploring Your Career Potential

At the Association for Conflict Resolution  (ACR) Conference (10/11-10/14) in Dallas, TX this week, I had a wonderful opportunity to explore career strategies with Sarah Kauffman and Tracy King.  Sarah and Tracy are young professionals, both University of Baltimore graduates (master’s in negotiations and conflict management), and both working in the field.  Sarah is workingContinue reading “The Hidden Gem is Within You: Exploring Your Career Potential”

Preparing for a Career as a Peacebuilder: Learning Arabic, Going Abroad, and Studying Peace

On Tuesday and Wednesday of this week (10/10-10/11) I visited Austin Community College (ACC) in Austin, TX to meet with students, educators, and community members on peacebuilding and careers. This was my third visit to ACC, and I have been honored over the years to work with the founder of the peace and conflict programContinue reading “Preparing for a Career as a Peacebuilder: Learning Arabic, Going Abroad, and Studying Peace”

IIE Study Shows That Studying Aboard Has a Direct Impact on Skills Needed for Career Success

I have long argued the benefits of study abroad for college students.  Looking back, I wish I had engaged in time overseas to study.   When I was in college, I remember few of my fellow students going overseas.   That may be surprising considering I went to American University in DC: a university that was inContinue reading “IIE Study Shows That Studying Aboard Has a Direct Impact on Skills Needed for Career Success”