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Welcome to GEW at Penn State, 2014

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Tuesday, November 18 • 7:30pm - 9:00pm
Take a Risk: Study Abroad LIMITED

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Shannon Sweeney will moderate a panel of students who chose a path that is similar to starting a business: an experience that cannot be taught or duplicated in a class room and involves risk, challenges and the ability to solve unexpected problems.  The experience of studying, living or working abroad, fits perfectly into the themes of GEW about “…spotting opportunities, taking risks, solving problems, being creative, building connections, and learning from both failure and success. It is about… making your mark on the world…doing good while doing well at the same time.” So come with an open mind and meet four students who had very different experiences. Hear how those experiences have influenced their college career path.  

Moderators
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Shannon Sweeney

Campus Editor, The Daily Collegian
I am currently a college junior studying print journalism and political science at The Pennsylvania State University. I work for the student-run newspaper, The Daily Collegian, which has received numerous awards throughout the years. By working here, I have learned how a modern news organization operates, enhanced my knowledge of AP style and developed my writing and editing skills.

Speakers
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Labeed AlMani

Labeed is a fifth-semester standing Junior, pursuing double-majors in Finance (B.S.) with a concentration in Accounting, and Economics (B.S.). Currently, Labeed is the Vice President of Global Business Brigades, and serves on the Executive Board Council. Additionally, Labeed is the Founder and President of the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) Business Society, an organization that serves to educate present the economic interests of the... Read More →
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Krista Liguori

Penn State University Class of 2015 I Biology Schreyer Honors College I Humanitarian Engineering & Social Entrepreneurship
Krista Liguori, Senior, Biology Major, Schreyer Honors in Humanitarian Engineering & Social Entrepreneurship. Krista’s experiences abroad vary between volunteer trips to internships to a social entrepreneurial experience. She first traveled with Global Medical Brigades to Panama, interned with Global Brigades in Honduras for one month, went on a Global Water Brigade to Ghana, and spent 3 weeks in Kenya with the HESE program this... Read More →
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Madison Miller

Madison Miller is a Jr. majoring is Business Administration and Community, Environment, and Development. Madison will represent the Indigenous Knowledge Course. | "I often forget the extent to which the past can form the present. Prior to the trip, we learned about the history of American Indian people, but it was extremely powerful to see the effects of governmental actions years after the event or policy took place. In particular the... Read More →
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Kathleen Warner

Kathleen Warner is a Schreyer Honors student at Penn State, majoring in advertising and theatre. She was the former president of Innoblue--the entrepreneurship organization on campus that teaches classes in marketing, programming and design. She's lived out in Silicon Valley, working on various mobile apps, both as a marketer and designer. Outside of tech, she is also a musician. When she graduates in December, she plans to move out to San... Read More →


Tuesday November 18, 2014 7:30pm - 9:00pm
113 Carnegie (Auditorium)
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