Sunera Khan Home country: Bangladesh Current work: the Founder of Women Care Bangladesh - a mini mobile healthcare center for the female garment workers in Bangladesh Education: The University of Manchester.  

 

Sunera Khan

Home country: Bangladesh

Current work: the Founder of Women Care Bangladesh - a mini mobile healthcare center for the female garment workers in Bangladesh

Education: The University of Manchester.

 

  Magdalyn Duffie Home country: United States Current work: Award-winning graphic designer. Passion: Bringing happiness to the people around her through her work. Eduation: Virginia Tech.

 

Magdalyn Duffie

Home country: United States

Current work: Award-winning graphic designer.

Passion: Bringing happiness to the people around her through her work.

Eduation: Virginia Tech.

  Rebecca Holmes Home country: United States Current Work: Founder and CEO of Ello Raw, healthy, raw dessert bites. Education: Duke University. Interests: Dance, Fitness, Nutrition, Social Entrepreneurship.  

 

Rebecca Holmes

Home country: United States

Current Work: Founder and CEO of Ello Raw, healthy, raw dessert bites.

Education: Duke University.

Interests: Dance, Fitness, Nutrition, Social Entrepreneurship.

 

  Allison Fairbank  Home country: United States Heritage: Japanese Norwegian Current work: the Founder/CEO of Fresh Box LLC, a company with a mission to keep food fresh longer and help combat food waste. Education: North Carolina State University.

 

Allison Fairbank 

Home country: United States

Heritage: Japanese Norwegian

Current work: the Founder/CEO of Fresh Box LLC, a company with a mission to keep food fresh longer and help combat food waste.

Education: North Carolina State University.

  Jody Cumberpatch Home country: United States  Current work: Director of Marketing and Content, Stealz, Inc. Education: Georgetown University Class of 2014 Fun Fact: Jody played Division I Women's Lacrosse in college.

 

Jody Cumberpatch

Home country: United States 

Current work: Director of Marketing and Content, Stealz, Inc.

Education: Georgetown University Class of 2014

Fun Fact: Jody played Division I Women's Lacrosse in college.

  Hannah Gallagher   Home country: United States Heritage: Scotch-Irish Current Work: Founder of ZABI - a system of mail-order, auto-refill birth control distribution and other reproductive health products managed through our website. A portion of these sales will support programs that are giving women access to birth control and helping increase confidence in women. Education: Sewanee: The University of the South.

 

Hannah Gallagher  

Home country: United States

Heritage: Scotch-Irish

Current Work: Founder of ZABI - a system of mail-order, auto-refill birth control distribution and other reproductive health products managed through our website. A portion of these sales will support programs that are giving women access to birth control and helping increase confidence in women.

Education: Sewanee: The University of the South.

  Kate VanVorst  Home country: United States Current Work: Founder of The Raleigh Arts Collective - a cultural hub and makerspace supporting innovative thinking and design.  The RAC is a membership-based community and facility offering industrial tools, classes and workshops, event space and consultation.  Education: North Carolina State University. 

 

Kate VanVorst 

Home country: United States

Current Work: Founder of The Raleigh Arts Collective - a cultural hub and makerspace supporting innovative thinking and design.  The RAC is a membership-based community and facility offering industrial tools, classes and workshops, event space and consultation. 

Education: North Carolina State University. 

  Tomas Panek is a Marketing Communication and Public Relations major from the Czech Republic. He works on digital marketing in the digital department for Vodafone Czech Republic. His ultimate dream is to become an inspirational speaker to spark change.

 

Tomas Panek is a Marketing Communication and Public Relations major from the Czech Republic. He works on digital marketing in the digital department for Vodafone Czech Republic. His ultimate dream is to become an inspirational speaker to spark change.

  Allison Zhao is majoring in Leadership, while minoring in Linguistics and Music. Allison is interested in helping people connect and understand different cultures through exploratory learning. She is passionate about using music and art as a tool to learn because she believes these are universal languages.

 

Allison Zhao is majoring in Leadership, while minoring in Linguistics and Music. Allison is interested in helping people connect and understand different cultures through exploratory learning. She is passionate about using music and art as a tool to learn because she believes these are universal languages.

  Sergio De La Rosa is a Business Administration major from Mexico. Sergio is working on an app called Nightpass that will rate different forms of nightlife and entertainment, and allow customers to gain points and rewards. He is passionate about innovation and bringing about change in this world.

 

Sergio De La Rosa is a Business Administration major from Mexico. Sergio is working on an app called Nightpass that will rate different forms of nightlife and entertainment, and allow customers to gain points and rewards. He is passionate about innovation and bringing about change in this world.

  Sarah Chen is from Australia and is majoring in Professional Accounting at Macquarie University. She is passionate about helping the less fortunate, and hopes one day to build a community to support those in need. She envisions this community to be a non-profit completely run by volunteers. 

 

Sarah Chen is from Australia and is majoring in Professional Accounting at Macquarie University. She is passionate about helping the less fortunate, and hopes one day to build a community to support those in need. She envisions this community to be a non-profit completely run by volunteers. 

  Rhiannon Homer is majoring in Finance and International Business at Macquarie University in Australia. She is originally from Malaysia. She is an active member of many extra curricular activities on campus. During her time with these activities and clubs, she has realized that making T-shirts are too expensive for their budgets. She hopes to create a company that solves this issue.

 

Rhiannon Homer is majoring in Finance and International Business at Macquarie University in Australia. She is originally from Malaysia. She is an active member of many extra curricular activities on campus. During her time with these activities and clubs, she has realized that making T-shirts are too expensive for their budgets. She hopes to create a company that solves this issue.

  Joshua de Botton is from Australia majoring in Economics and Climate Science. He hopes to create a company that aims to drive tailored business solutions using data or analytics. He loves to connect with others to gain an understanding of their perspectives.

 

Joshua de Botton is from Australia majoring in Economics and Climate Science. He hopes to create a company that aims to drive tailored business solutions using data or analytics. He loves to connect with others to gain an understanding of their perspectives.

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  Katie Riddle is majoring in Environmental Studies and minoring in Business at Sewanee: The University of the South. She is the summer intern for Leadership exCHANGE Raleigh. Katie enjoys connecting with others and exploring the solutions to environmental and social issues in our communities.

 

Katie Riddle is majoring in Environmental Studies and minoring in Business at Sewanee: The University of the South. She is the summer intern for Leadership exCHANGE Raleigh. Katie enjoys connecting with others and exploring the solutions to environmental and social issues in our communities.

Leadership and Entrepreneurship

July 1st - 30th 2015  or

January 4 - January 31, 2016

In partnership with ThinkHouse and HQ Raleigh

The Global Leadership Program Raleigh is a comprehensive four-week leadership and entrepreneurship program that cultivates the entrepreneurship, leadership, and cross-cultural skills of young entrepreneurs & social entrepreneurs.  

  • Think critically about the problems we face today
  • Learn theories and models for effective and innovative change
  • Broaden knowledge about diverse cultures
  • Develop public speaking, analytical thinking, & problem solving skills
  • Meet people from around the world 
  • Academic course + Internship!

 

Rome, Italy

July 2-30, 2016

LEARN HOW TO LEAD AND INNOVATE EFFECTIVELY

IN OUR CROSS-CULTURAL WORLD.  



CLASSES

Cross-Cultural Leadership and Innovation: Lead in today's world dynamically.  Understand the relationship between culture, globalization, innovation, and leadership.

Hands On:  You learn through experiential projects and behavioral tests that assess your global leadership progress.  Can you innovate?

Comparative Study of Peace, Conflict & Religion: How does religion both create and resolve conflict?  

Assess and analyze these critically important questions in an objective manner and in a safe environment.

We are free of both proselytizing and a presumptive cynicism about religious faith.

Social Entrepreneurship:  Who is changing the world quickly -- merging impact and enterprise? 

Learn about and meet social entrepreneurs, innovators, and visionaries who are solving world problems creatively. 

How in the world do you make change? Learn about how change happens. 

Then learn the skills, strategies, and ideas of effective social change advocates who are making it happen.

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Cultural Activities & Guest Speakers

As a vibrant city, Rome is the perfect location to explore culture and history!  See the following historical sites

  • Vatican
  • Colloseum
  • St. Peter's Bascilia

And many, many other things you can explore on your own. 

Bellissimo!  

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Housing, Meals & Transportation

Sure, you're in a triple-occupancy dorm room, but that's just triple the fun.  Cook in your kitchen or eat out.

You're living in the CENTER of ROME - just 15 minutes from the Vatican.  You can walk to class.

Explore by bus, tram, metro and your feet!  (Who knows you might even want to skip -- because you'll be in the CENTER of ROME.  

Magnifico!

 

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Cost

Study in a beautiful city and get credit?  YES! 

Price of the program is USD $5,250 and includes tuition (6 US/12 ECTS credits), housing, field trips and cultural activities.

Reserve your space: Lots of people want to come:  a non-refundable deposit is required to secure a spot in program.

Can't pay at once?  We gotcha.  Payment plans can be arranged.

Travel to the program is not included, but you can book plane tickets through STA Travel, the world’s largest student travel company.

 

Scholarships

$$$  We get it.  Sometimes you need a little help, that's why we offer limited number of scholarships.  Not full scholarships; but partial scholarships.

Scholarships are primarily reserved from students from Eastern Europe and developing countries, but it never hurts to ask (it's in the application).

Check with your school, too.  

Study abroad, student activities, honors and/or financial aid office.  Lots of our students find money at their universities.  We will even give you a letter to help you out. 





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