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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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Worldviews: How We See the World, Part 2

As the twig is bent, so grows the tree. The Center for Global Awareness is pleased to announce a forthcoming conversation program to enhance global awareness for adult learners called GRASP (Global Awareness Adult Study Program). GRASP’s mission is to … Continue reading

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Worldviews: How We See the World, Part 1

As the twig is bent, so grows the tree. The Center for Global Awareness is pleased to announce a forthcoming conversation program to enhance global awareness for adult learners called GRASP (Global Awareness Adult Study Program). GRASP’s mission is to … 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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Revolutionary Change in Cuba

On Feb. 16, I heard that American airline companies, including United and Jet Blue, will soon be flying to from the US to Cuba! This is big news for both Americans and Cubans. This island just 90 miles from Florida, … 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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Traditional and Modern Culture: Confusion in Bahrain, Qatar, and United Arab Emirates

Part 3 in a Series on Bahrain, United Arab Emirates and Qatar (Our blogs will be taking a holiday break! Part 4 in the series will return on Tuesday, January 5th.) The three countries that I visited on my educational tour … Continue reading

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