Archive for October 2020
Professional Fellows Alumni Impact Award Winner – Fall 2020
Abdo Magdy is an alumni of Department of State’s Professional Fellows Program and the honorable awardee of the 2020 Alumni Impact Award. The prestigious Professional Fellows Program Alumni Impact Award (AIA) from the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs recognizes exceptional contributions made by Professional Fellows Program Alumni to their communities.Read More
Steering a Global Nonprofit through the COVID-19 Pandemic: How to Adapt and Lessons Learned
Join us on Wednesday, October 28, 2020 at noon for the next Global Viewpoints Forum! All of us, whether community members, volunteers, leaders, business-owners or students, will inevitably face moments of stress or even crisis. In these uncertain situations, how can we make our best possible decisions? Come join the conversation this Wednesday, October 28 at Read More »Read More
Missed our last Global Viewpoint Forum? Catch up here: The Power and Perils of Political Engagement.
Zaki Barzinji is an alum of Legacy International’s Global Youth Village. A former participant in the early 2000s at the campus in Bedford, Virginia, Zaki has gone on to work as a Public Affairs consultant, and has a passion for bridge-building and engaging marginalized groups politicallRead More
A Case For The Arts: What Does Music Have To Do With Important Issues Facing Our Planet And Our Societies?
Music is my passion. It animates and inspires me, and I love to observe how music can make connections between people of different cultures. In my professional life I am a musician, an academic and an educator. I also serve on Legacy International’s Board of Directors because the organization’s values and mission align so clearly with my approach.Read More
The Power and Perils of Political Engagement
Join us on Wednesday, October 14th at 12pm EDT for the next Global Viewpoints Forum with guest speaker Zaki Barzinji! Zaki is a public affairs consultant with a passion for bridge-building and storytelling. He will be talking about both his personal experiences and the broader issue of marginalized communities engaging both in politics and with government officials to affect change while not being taken for granted or compromising on their principles.Read More