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Work Locally, Act Globally - FREE Happy Hour and Panel Discussion

Global Lives Project

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)

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Are you interested in pursuing a career focused on global issues while still living in the Bay Area?


The Bay Area International Link (BAIL) joins Global Lives in hosting Work Locally, Act Globally, a happy hour and panel discussion focused on how you can live in the Bay Area and build a career working on international issues such as human rights, international development, governance, fair trade, and more. Our panelists will dispel the myth that the you have to move to DC, New York, or even Geneva to pursue a fulfilling career in these fields, and they will discuss what it takes to get a globally-minded job without leaving your favorite town.





About the Bay Area International Link (BAIL):

BAIL is dedicated to fostering community for people and organizations in the Bay Area with an international focus. BAIL aggregates job opportunities, organizes events, and supports a network of members who are active in the fields of international development, governance, peacebuilding, human rights, trade, and environmental stewardship, as well as those working on international business development.

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This is a free event, though donations to support BAIL and the Global Lives Project are gratefully accepted! Printing tickets is not necessary; simply show your ID at the door when you arrive.

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The happy hour and panel discussion will be part of Global Wednesdays, a Global Lives Project initiative intended to spark discussions about global citizenship, new media, and film education. Global Wednesdays take place at the historic Folsom Street Foundry, set against the backdrop of an immersive, multi-screen video installation that showcases footage from the daily lives of individuals around the world.

Join us March 26th at The Folsom Street Foundry, 1425 Folsom St.

5:00 to 6:00pm - Enjoy drinks, explore the exhibit, and network to your heart's content.

6:00 to 6:45pm Panel Discussion

6:45 to 9:00pm - Happy Hour, music and networking continue!

Panelists:

Michelle Vernick, HR Director - Room to Read

Michael Looft, Regional Director, Europe & Asia - Kiva

Lynn Fine, International Programs Manager - Code for America

Joe Speicher, founding team of Living Goods, now on a creative sabbatical and pursuing international development and coffee related projects

Prairie Summer, Co-founder - BAIL (moderator)

Our Happy Hour and Panel Discussion will be accompanied by delicious sweet and savory crepes. Thank you Emilie for bringing Crêpe Le Vie for our event!
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We'll have great music from Limbo to kick off tonight's event, starting at 5pm and running until the last drink. The bar stays open until midnight, so feel free to invite late-working friends to join post-panel if they can't make it before.
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Please note that this is a 21+ event. Drinks will be available for purchase at a cash bar and we’ll have savory and sweet crepes from Crêpe Le Vie available for purchase as well.

Parking is available at Royal Parking, 12th St at Kissling (see adress in Google Maps).


About co-sponsorships:

If you are interested in becoming a co-sponsor or community partner for this event, please contact david@globallives.org.

Have questions about Work Locally, Act Globally - FREE Happy Hour and Panel Discussion? Contact Global Lives Project
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Folsom Street Foundry
1425 Folsom St
San Francisco, CA 94103

Wednesday, March 26, 2014 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)


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Global Lives Project

The mission of the Global Lives Project is to collaboratively build an open video library of human life experience that reshapes how we as both producers and viewers conceive of cultures, nations and people outside of our own communities.

We envision a world where all human lives have equal value, and where people on the opposite sides of the planet see and treat each other as though they were neighbors.

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