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Global Café Presents: Peggy Parfenoff, President, WorldChicago

When: Wednesday, January 21, 2015
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM CT

Where: 2010 Sheridan Road, Room 201, 2010 Sheridan Road , Evanston, IL 60208 map it

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Graduate Students

Contact: Bianca Ramirez   (847) 491-7980

Group: International Studies

Category: Academic


Citizen Diplomacy: Engaging Chicago in the World

WorldChicago hosts delegates from around the world for professional, cultural, educational, and youth leadership exchange programs sponsored by the U.S. Department of State and other agencies. In 2014, WorldChicago hosted 925 delegates from 139 countries on short-term programs that explored topics such as education, law, entrepreneurship, and the arts. Peggy will discuss how her team connects emerging global leaders with Chicago-area experts and citizens, and the many opportunities for involvement including internships, volunteering hosting, professional hosting, and homestay hosting.

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