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Join us Saturday, March 30 for the 2019 GO! Global Orientation on Culture + Ethics at the FedEx Global Education building!

This free, one-day event is designed to help students evaluate expectations, anticipate potential cultural and ethical challenges, prepare for engagement with global communities, and develop intercultural competencies.

Once you’ve registered, please create a profile (which you can choose to make public) and select the sessions you plan to attend, including full group sessions. NOTE: You may only select one breakout session per timeslot (one red, one green, one blue).

Still need to register? Click the Tickets button located in the menu. Once you’ve registered, you’ll receive a confirmation email.

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Saturday, March 30 • 10:15am - 11:15am
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Introduction to ethical considerations central to any global experience, locally or abroad. Learn the importance of the qualities of respect, humility, reflection, and openness and how to practice these in different cultural situations. Hear honest stories from students who have had these experiences and how they applied these qualities to overcome potential ethical issues.

Missed this session and want to see what they discussed? Download the session handout and the ethical dilemmas files listed before.

Moderators
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Brandy Arellano

Program Manager, UNC Center for Global Initiatives
Brandy manages programs to open access to new global opportunities; the programs include Passport to Go! Fellowship, GO! Global Orientation, Global Take Off: Puerto Rico, and the Carolina Global Initiative Award. Brandy is originally from Miami, Florida and grew up in a large Cuban household. She received her undergraduate degree from UNC with majors in Psychology and Exercise & Sport Science. As a student, she began her traveling experiences in two study abroad programs: first to Samoa, F... Read More →

Speakers
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Thilini Weerakkody

Student, 2021, UNC Campus Y
Thilini is originally from Sri Lanka who grew up in Sweden and moved to Chapel Hill, NC when she was 10. Thilini is a sophomore at UNC majoring in Biology with minors in Medical Anthropology and Chemistry. UNC afforded her the opportunity to take a gap year before college through... Read More →
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Jamari Cortez

Student, 2019, UNC School of Information and Library Science | College of Arts and Sciences
Jamari Cortez is a senior Information Science and Communications double major from Staten Island, New York. In the Summer of 2018, he studied Corporate Communications and Communication Management Strategies at Sungkyunkwan University in Seoul, South Korea. He is the former president... Read More →
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Sarah Smith

UNC Global Civic Engagement Coordinator, UNC Campus Y
Sarah came to UNC in 2006 to study archaeology but soon realized her passion was in public service. In 2010, she earned her B.A. in anthropology with minors in social & economic justice and Asian studies before joining the staff of the Carolina Center for Public Service. As Student... Read More →
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Derek Shepard

Study Abroad Advisor for Asia-Pacific and Domestic Programs, UNC Study Abroad
Derek is the Study Abroad Advisor for Asia-Pacific and Domestic Programs. Prior to joining UNC Study Abroad, Derek worked in experiential education, where he designed and instructed college accredited courses in China, Nepal, Thailand, Myanmar (Burma), Cambodia, Laos, and Jordan... Read More →



Saturday March 30, 2019 10:15am - 11:15am EDT
room 1005