Global Fluency Training Update: Working with University Students
As a student, a world traveler, and a global education enthusiast I wanted to maximize my interests and skills as an intern at the Columbus Council on World Affairs because. The organization's mission to raise global awareness and education in the central Ohio region is inspiring to me.
Global Fluency Training: Ohio Organizations Develop Preferred Provider Partnerships
As many corporations, agencies, and organizations across Ohio seek to bring more investment in the state, and as many Ohio businesses continue striving to be more competitive in markets, they often look beyond borders—not just Ohio’s borders, but more and more beyond national borders.
A Look at our Community: Mauritanians in Columbus
Mauritania, a country on the west coast of Africa, was the last country on earth to outlaw slavery in the 1980s, and unfortunately the practice is still alive today in many forms.
Global Fluency Training This Quarter
This past quarter, CCWA partnered with IGS Energy to provide customized Global Fluency Training to a group of IGS employees as they prepared to travel to Nicaragua. Over the last year, CCWA has provided three of these courses to IGS Energy, with two sessions per course. These courses have been customized as “pre-departure orientation training”, designed to prepare IGS employees to live, work, and immerse themselves in the Nicaraguan culture and environment.
Global Fluency Training: Creating a Culturally Competent Community
Whether it be the soybean farmer who is shipping his product overseas, the engineer face timing with her counterpart in Asia, or the teacher working with his recent Somali immigrant student, to reach the global community there is no need to look farther than Ohio’s borders.