UCABA Panel: Diversity & Inclusion in Global Affairs
Moderated by GSA Founder Appreccia Faulkner
Join us for a conversation with the Global Strategist Association (GSA), an organization working to increase global engagement among the African Diaspora.
Learn how leaders, Erica Okeizie (Ontario Ministry of Education), Gem McCreary (Founder, TalentoTotal), and Terrell J. Starr (Senior Global Correspondent, The Root) are leveraging innovation and economic opportunity to transform their local action into global action, and unleash potential in others around the world.
In Partnership with: Global Strategists Association
Global Strategists Association is an international nonprofit organization working to increase global engagement among the African Diaspora. The organization focuses on three areas; Global citizenship, a commitment to connect communities while working to transform local action into global impact. Global leadership: a commitment to develop engaged and relevant leaders that unleash potential in others around the world. Global entrepreneurship: a commitment to developing and sharing economic opportunities and innovation that spans beyond national borders. Through our work at Global Strategists Association, we are committed to Changing the Face of Global Affairs through diversity, equity and inclusion.
Moderator: Appreccia D. Faulkner, Founder & CEO of Global Strategists Association
Ms. Faulkner is a speaker, thought leader and advisor. In 2017 She was one of seven Co-Chairs for The United State of Women Galvanize Chicago conference led by Valerie Jarrett and former White House Chief of Staff to Michelle Obama, Tina Chen. In 2011 she participated in The Festival of Thinkers Conference in Abu Dhabi, UAE with over 50 Nobel Laureates; she continues to speak on leadership, gender parity and the importance of diverse voices in global affairs at leading universities and businesses and conferences; she helped lead and advised an aldermanic campaign; and most recently, she is a regular monthly contributor on the radio show The Millennials on WJOU.
Appreccia is a native Chicagoan who graduated from Kennedy-King College with an Associates
and later studied Political Science and International Affairs at George Washington University in Washington D.C. and Chicago State University. Before founding Global Strategists Association in 2013 Appreccia spent over 10 years in the financial sector with BMO Harris, Bank of America and J.P. Morgan Chase. She is a regular volunteer, serves on several boards and mentors countless young women and men who aspire to pursue new heights in global affairs and beyond. She is the 2017 recipient of the Global Connections Award from Girls Like Me, and the 2018 recipient of the Women Empowered for Civic Engagement Purple Passion Award. Appreccia is a member of Young Professionals in Foreign Policy and the United Nations Association - Chicago Chapter.
- Early Bird Rates: March 14 - April 17
- Regular Rates: April 18 - May 29
- On-Site Rates: June 6 - 9
1:00PM - 3:00PM Sat 8 Jun 2019 ( Timezone: Central )
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