Aaron S. Williams: Peace Corps in the 21st Century - Benefits of Service in the Global Marketplace
Peace Corps in the 21st Century: Benefits of Service in Today’s Global Marketplace
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Aaron S. Williams, Director, Peace Corps
Many of the inequities that existed half a century ago, such as poverty, disease, illiteracy and hunger, still loom large in much of the world. Today, however, these injustices are often exacerbated by challenges ranging from climate change to malaria to HIV/AIDS. Such complex problems call for innovative solutions, and Williams says Peace Corps volunteers have the creativity, flexibility and, now, technology to contribute to results. These problem-solving skills, coupled with two years spent mastering a new language and adapting to a new culture, help shape volunteers into global citizens prepared to embark on careers in the global marketplace.
MLF: International RelationsLocation: SF Club OfficeTime: 11:30 a.m. check-in, noon programCost: $20 standard, $8 members, $7 students (with valid ID)Program Organizer: Karen KeeferAlso know: In association with the Northern California Peace Corps Association