Luis Gallegos is an Ecuadorian with more than three decades of diplomatic experience, including a stint as his nation’s ambassador to the United Nations and a long history of working on global disability issues. His unlikely audience at a metro Atlanta reception Feb. 24 was a blend of Kennesaw State University students, faculty and 12 fellows from the Young Southeast […]
Michael Yamashita never made the connection between two of his most significant bodies of work, how they show both sides of the same coin in China’s historic engagement with the outside world. For the veteran National Geographic Asia specialist, these daunting quests were simply about chasing the history of two of the world’s greatest explorers across an ever-changing continent. But as China increasingly looks outward […]
Originally conceived to broaden its study abroad and student exchange curriculum, Kennesaw State University’s “Around the World in 80 Days” was honored Feb. 28 in Washington by the Association of International Education Administrators (AIEA) with its 2017 Innovation Award. The Duke University-based association recognized the KSU program for “effectiveness” and for the connections it established […]
Book: The Art of Hearing Heartbeats By: Jan-Philipp Sendker Reviewed by: Caroline Reber, author of the novel Life Happens, Google Ireland account strategist and former Global Atlanta marketing manager I don’t normally fall for romance books, but this love story spanning distance and decades had me hooked within a few pages. The story starts out in New […]
The local office of the U.S. Commercial Service is looking for participants to join a trade mission to Singapore focused on opportunities in financial technology, payment processing and the digital economy.
Presidential candidate Bill Clinton‘s adviser James Carville coined the phrase “It’s the economy, stupid,” which fueled the defeat of sitting President George H.W. Bush in 1992. But from the perspective of Margaret “Maggie” Hanson-Muse, that’s too old school. Today, the more appropriate call to arms is “It’s technology, stupid.” A foot soldier of the U.S. […]
An Australian software firm that helps companies manage their workforces is set to open its headquarters for the Western Hemisphere in Alpharetta, employing 20 people when fully staffed. The announcement comes just a week after a manufacturer and a fintech firm from the Pacific country announced new operations in Georgia. Sydney-based Deputy already has customers […]
It wasn’t too long ago that the Australian Trade Commission shut down its office in Atlanta, but two company relocations announced this week proved that interest in the South from Down Under remains strong.
The Technology Association of Georgia’s newly released report on the financial technology industry in the state shows that influential companies are turning their eyes toward global markets. TAG’s FinTech Society will host its annual all-day symposium on Feb. 4, releasing the new report on the industry ecosystem in the state based on a survey of 100 […]
A state-owned Vietnamese industrial park manager is coming to Atlanta to recruit firms eager to capitalize on the country’s manufacturing momentum.