Tag: Carrie Wagner

The Global Ed Collaborative Conference 2011

The 2011 Global Education Conference will be held November 14 - 18, during international education week - and it is online and free. Sessions will take place in multiple time zones and multiple languages over the five days. The 2010 Global Education Conference had 15,028 unique logins and presentations from 62 countries. Isn't that incredible!






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Online Global Education Book Club: “Village Wisdom”

Melibee Global is launching its first, FREE, online book club, scheduled for November 10th at 3 pm EST. The book for this event is Carrie Wagner's "Village Wisdom: Immersed in Uganda, Inspired by Job, Changed for Life."






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Demystifying the Other: Tools for International Educators

Our session was described as follows: “Muslim”, “Israeli”, “African”, and “American” – the labels that we use to describe others come with heavy baggage and a tremendous burden.






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Melibee Global Update

Coming up on Melibee Global:

* Part 2 of Carrie Wagner's interview. Carrie is the author of Village Wisdom. (Here is part 1 for those who haven't seen it yet.)

* Commentary on the Amanda Knox case. A controversial movie about the case will air on Monday, February 21st on Lifetime channel in the US. It will also be followed by a documentary about the case. I'll once again explore how this impacts study abroad.






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Interview with Carrie Wagner, Author of Village Wisdom (Part 1)

I didn't realize, until I met Carrie Wagner to interview her about her book "Village Wisdom: Immersed in Uganda, Inspired by Job, Changed for Life," that I have been following Carrie's international career for nearly two decades. While Carrie was in Uganda, I was a graduate intern in Lugano, Switzerland along with Carrie's childhood friend, Bonnie. Bonnie would receive Carrie's letters and would share stories about her friend's time in Uganda with Habitat for Humanity International.






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