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Making the most of the Intercultural Classroom: Bauhaus University Weimar

Bauhaus-Universität Weimar has a highly international student population and works actively to offer their teaching staff tools for making the most of the diverse learning environment. I’ve been invited twice to lead workshops on the intercultural classroom, most recently in December 2014 for the Expertenforum VI: „The Intercultural Classroom: From Theory to Practice.“ Gemeinsam wollten wir […]

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Soroptimist International Germany has a new club! Frankfurt Vision: Founding celebration on 24. May 2014

Congratulations, Frankfurt Vision Soroptimists, on your new founding! And my sincere thanks for the invitation to participate in your charter celebration, as you founded this exciting new chapter with guests from around the world. It was a huge honor for me to be your keynote speaker at the charter ceremony. I was asked to speak […]

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Eric Otieno wins Goethe University DAAD Student Prize

I am happy to announce that my student Mr. Eric Otieno won the Goethe University DAAD Student Prize in January 2014. I wrote his letter of recommendation and gave a talk at his awards ceremony to describe Eric and why he deserves the prize. I first had the pleasure of meeting Eric Otieno when he took my […]

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Creating a Colorful Career: GRADE talk on 7. May 2014

What can you do to make sure your career fits your ideal? There are no guarantees or formulas to follow precisely, but there are some questions you can ask yourself to guide the decisions and options you have along the way. That’s the message I told a group of graduate students at the GRADE Career […]

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The Employer’s Association for Insurance Firms in Germany is interested in Women in Leadership

The Employer’s Association for Insurance Firms (AGV) in Germany is the top political organization of the German Insurance Branch. Over 216,000 workers are working in firms represented in this organization, and 99% of all insurance firms are in this organization, according to Simone Rehbronn, AGV. On March 27, 2012, the AGV hosted a seminar day […]

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Intercultural Communication Expert Alexia Petersen visits

Alexia Petersen, intercultural communication expert from Aachen, Germany, was a guest in my seminar “Work and Family in Japan and Germany” on January 24, 2012. Alexia took questions from the students and presented a fascinating look at Japanese culture using  pictures taken on her many trips there and a detailed explanation of important terms and […]

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Congratulations, Dr. Grötzbach!

On behalf of the entire team, I’d like to share how happy we are for Jochen Grötzbach and his successful defense of his dissertation on October 31, 2011. The title of his work is “Technology Transfer and Cultural Exchange as Instruments for reducing Socio-Ecological Conflicts in the Modernization Process” („Techniktransfer und kultureller Austausch als Mittel […]

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Tampere, Finland: Community, Work, and Family Conference

From May 19-21, about 200 scientists from all over the world – over 80 of whom were from Finland – and multiple disciplines came together to think and talk about the future of work and family in context at the fourth international Community, Work and Family Conference in Tampere, Finland. This conference series started in […]

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Work-Life: Cross National Conversations in Paris

On May 17, 2011, about 80 scholars from disciplines in the social sciences, business, and management gathered at the Paris Executive Campus of the Rouen Business School. Our purpose was to develop concrete suggestions for what to consider or how to proceed to improve the use of context, especially national context, in research on work-life […]

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