Pizza, Policy and International Affairs | April 5

Pizza, Policy, and International Affairs, are a series of town halls featuring current and former executives in government, higher education, military, nonprofit and private sector.  These town halls are an informal conversation on topics in global affairs, global security, the challenges facing education, media, energy, infrastructure, and the future of civil discourse. The Sam Nunn School of International Affairs and the Atlanta Global Studies Center present: Admiral Sandy Winnefeld Friday, April 5, 2019 3:30-5pm Hall Building, Room 102 RSVP to marilu.suarez@inta.gatech.edu CO-SPONSORED BY THE ATLANTA GLOBAL STUDIES CENTER (AGSC), A…

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Atlanta Council on International Relations | Student Rate

Since its formation, the Atlanta Council on International Relations (ACIR) has sought to provide an important platform for local experts, visiting diplomats, and academics for the discussion of significant international issues and matters relating to the foreign policy of the United States. ACIR is dedicated to providing its members and the community with a better understanding of the complex issues that confront the United States and the global community in the fields of international and security affairs, global economics and policy, and relations between and among nations and non-state actors…

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Kristin Lundberg: Working for the US Department of State

Tuesday, March 12 Swann 115 11 – 11:50 AM Refreshments provided!   2019 ML Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient Working for the US Department of State: A Candid Conversation about the Rewards, Difficulties, and Future of Public Service A conversation with IAML-SPAN Alumni and Foreign Service Officer, Kristin Lundberg, as she shares her path to public service and answers your questions about working at both Embassies overseas and “Main State” in DC!  

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CANCELLED: Careers in Global Business | Career Talk Lunch with Andrew Harris

This event has been cancelled. We are working to reschedule something in the near future. Apologies for any inconvenience. Thank you for understanding. Please join us for the Careers in Global Business Career Talk lunch with the 2019 Ivan Allen College Distinguished Alumni Award Recipient, Andrew Harris (MSIA, 2010) Andrew Harris is Amazon’s head of public policy for Southeast Asia, Australia, and New Zealand responsible for advocacy in support of Amazon, on a wide range of matters from trade to consumer protection. Formerly, Harris served as Amazon’s senior manager of…

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Careers in Development Luncheon

WEDNESDAY, FEBRUARY 27 12:30 – 1:30 PM HABERSHAM G-17 RSVP at https://goo.gl/forms/U8qMBNdgy5c5SslO2 Chat over lunch with Development Diplomat-in-Residence James Watson about his career with USAID and opportunities in international development! More about James Watson: “I began my USAID career in 1989 in Washington, D.C. From 1992-1996, I served in Budapest as USAID/Hungary’s Project Development Officer and Local Government Team Leader. I then spent three years in Washington working in the Europe and Eurasia Bureau where I was the Romania and Turkey Desk Officer, the Deputy Chief of the Civil Society…

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Pizza, Policy & International Affairs Town Halls – Spring 2019

Students, faculty, and staff are invited to Pizza, Policy, and International Affairs, a series of town halls featuring current and former executives in government, higher education, military, nonprofit and private sector. These town halls are an informal conversation on topics in global affairs, global security, the challenges facing education, media, energy, infrastructure and the future of civil discourse. WHEN: Fridays on March 1, March 15 and April 5, from 3:00 PM – 4:30 PM WHERE: Hall Building 102 RSVP to Marilu Suarez at marilu.suarez@inta.gatech.edu

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SAA Expert Jackets: Rita Breen on Non-Profits

February 28, 11AM, Clough 423 Rita Breen defines success as the ability to do work that you love while making a positive impact on others. As an executive director of both the Georgia Power Foundation, Inc. and the Southern Company Charitable Foundation, she has struck that perfect balance. Rita is a double major who earned her B.A in Psychology and M.S in Industrial Engineering from Tech in 1992. Since then, she has worked in all facets of the non-profit sector – including serving on the Board of Trustees at the Georgia…

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Spring 2019 Career Talk Lunches

Save the dates for these upcoming career lunches with Nunn School alumni from organizations across the field of international affairs! Feb. 6 – Nonprofits & NGOs | Carter Center,  Habitat for Humanity Feb. 27 – International Development Mar. 13 – Global Business | Amazon Mar. 27 – Consulting | Deloitte, Booz Allen Hamilton Apr/ 3 – Diplomacy | British Consulate-General, Canadian Consulate All career talk lunches will be held from 12:30-1:30pm in Habersham G-17. More information, including RSVP for each event, will be posted to this blog as the date…

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Careers in Nonprofit Organizations – February 6

Considering a career with a nonprofit organization? Want to know more about the operations of a non-governmental organization? Come meet with two Nunn School alumni with significant experience international NGO arena, here in Atlanta! Meagan Martz (BSIAML, MSIA) is currently the Sr. Associate Director, Principal Gifts, Asia at The Carter Center. She began her career there after graduating from the Nunn School as a Prospect Research Analyst. Her current role takes her to Hong Kong, South Korea, Japan, Singapore, and China regularly to meet with individuals, foundations and corporations about…

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Transatlantic Human Rights Law Symposium at Emory

November 1, 10:30 – 2:30 at Gambrell Hall, located at 1301 Clifton Road, Atlanta Emory Law has the great privilege of hosting a visit by seven current and former members of the European Court of Human Rights (“ECtHR”), an extraordinary and unprecedented opportunity.  The ECtHR judges visiting on Nov. 1st are internationally recognized as some of the most esteemed human rights jurists in Europe and, apart from their service on the ECtHR, have been involved in the international human rights movement for decades. In addition, all come from transitional countries that are…

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