AfricaEducation

A Georgia College Student's View of the Kongo Across the Waters Exhibit

by Anna Democko I first visited the Kongo Across the Waters exhibit currently at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum on a drizzly and humid day in June at about 11 am. The mist was starting to turn to rain, so I hurried through the permanent collection and into the temporary exhibition space entrance, hoping to head home before a downpour. More
AmericasEducation

Commentary: Test-Prep May Give Immigrants an Edge on SAT

by Allen Bernhardt Immigrants to the United States come here to pursue a better life for themselves and more opportunities for their offspring, and they know that a key component to upward mobility in the United States is a quality education - a college education at the very best school they can afford. More
AmericasCulture

Excitement Builds With the 2014 FIFA World Cup in View

With the clock ticking and the opening of the 2014 FIFA World Cup on the immediate horizon, Ambassador Hermano Telles Ribeiro, consul general of Brazil in Atlanta and a soccer aficienado like most everyone else in his home country, is beginning to feel his pulse race. More
AsiaEducation

Commentary: IPR Protection Often a Waiting Game in China

by Jingting Liu Having spent over 20 years in China, I was recently asked the following questions by a student: More
AmericasEducation

Guest Commentary: How to Find Your Way in Emerging Markets

by John J. Inhouse III As large and varied as the U.S. stock market is, non-U.S. global markets are now twice as large, with $32 trillion in total market capitalization compared with $15 trillion in this country. That number has been steadily rising during the past decade. But, what does that mean for you? More
AsiaEducation

Chamber Leader's China Blog: A Flight Plan for Global Business

by Jorge Fernandez Metro Atlanta Chamber Global Commerce Vice President Jorge Fernandez is on a month-long trip to China to teach at China Jiliang University and to continue building business relationships with key Chinese partners. More
Middle East - North AfricaCulture

Islamic Speakers Bureau to Honor DeKalb Library and Marist School

by Phil Bolton | October 23, 2013 The DeKalb County Public Library and the Marist School are to be honored at a dinner of the Islamic Speakers Bureau of Atlanta, which is to be held Nov. 2 at the Atlanta Marriott Perimeter Center. More
AsiaBusiness

Guanxi Through Teaching: A New Kind of China Mission for Atlanta Chamber Leader

by Jorge Fernandez On Oct. 8, 2013, Metro Atlanta Chamber Global Commerce Vice President Jorge Fernandez embarked on a month-long trip to China to teach at China Jiliang University and to continue building valuable business relationships with key Chinese partners. More