Addressing Diversity and Inclusion Through Intercultural Competency
Over the last year, many organizations have strengthened their commitment to diversity and inclusion as our country reckons with the harmful impacts of racism throughout our society. At CCWA, this shared commitment goes hand in hand with our mission to increase global competence and understanding.
Global Fluency Training Goes Virtual
As businesses and schools aim to foster an equitable and inclusive workplace, Global Fluency Training is a resource for organizations that are looking to deepen their understanding of how culture impacts professional environments and to equip their employees with the skills needed to collaborate more effectively across differences.
Global Fluency Training: Not Just for Organizations that Conduct Global Business
In August, we were excited to provide Global Fluency Training for educators at Reynoldsburg City Schools, one of our Global Scholars Diploma member districts! We also provided our first training for Greif and Nationwide Insurance.
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.