Tag Archives: Center for Global Awareness

Cross-Cultural Awareness: Through the Lens of a Cruise Ship Lecturer

I have a new gig! Although I have authored six books and been the president of a non-profit organization, the Center for Global Awareness, over the last five years, I am also starting a new position as a cruise-ship lecturer. … Continue reading

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Twins and the Next Generation

Dr. Denise R. Ames “Twins,” I screeched. This was my first reaction to the news that my daughter, Mia, was pregnant with twins. She told me the news that she was pregnant a few months earlier but she wanted to … Continue reading

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Fire and Fireworks: Confusion in Dubai

Confusion! This theme resonated with me as I toured three of the Gulf Coast Countries (GCC) – Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Bahrain – for two weeks in November 2015 with a group of educators sponsored by the Bi-lateral … Continue reading

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Confusion: Bahrain, Qatar, and United Arab Emirates

Confusion! This theme resonated with me as I toured three of the Gulf Coast Countries (GCC) – Bahrain, United Arab Emirates (UAE), and Bahrain – for two weeks in November 2015 with a group of educators sponsored by the Bi-lateral … Continue reading

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Celebrate Earth Day 2015

I love Earth Day and it is just around the corner, April 22. I love it because we are honoring more than just one person but the Earth itself. What a wonderful tradition. In honor of Earth Day, I would … Continue reading

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A Whale of A Miracle

There’s only one long, narrow, winding road from Tijuana to the southern tip of the skinny peninsula of Baja, Mexico, and it leads to one of the most spectacular encounters with nature that a human can have. My husband, travel … Continue reading

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The Economy: Korean Blog Series: Part 5

How could they do it? That is what I and others wondered as our group of educators toured the POSCO Steel Plant in Gwangyang, South Korea. Sponsored by the Academy of Korean Studies, we were experiencing first-hand what the world … Continue reading

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