Jill shares her first travel blog of 2018 on a special experience in Frankfurt, Germany.
GIC is delighted to share a recent speech made by Marc-Olivier Strauss-Kahn, Director General and Special Advisor to the Governor of the Banque de France. His remarks on the "Power of Money" were given during a conference at the Banque de France on January 28, 2018.
By yearend, 8 states will have recreational Marijuana; 29 will have medical usage. Meanwhile a reversal of established policy gives an “in your face” to the majority of the country. That is the result of the latest gesture by the US Attorney General Jeff Sessions.
GIC Chairman, Michael Drury, shares his insights from GIC’s recent conference in Mexico City from October 4-6, 2017.
This commentary was co-authored by Philippa Dunne (The Liscio Report) and David Kotok (Cumberland Advisors). It reflects their personal views. A saga unfolds. First, snippets of online news, followed by TV images and “breaking news” reports. “Another one,” she thinks. “Ugh!” he exclaims, “madness! Why? What is the matter with these people?” Two thousand miles […]
Sorenson Impact Center Selects Columbus Community Center to Participate in National Pay for Success InitiativeMay 8, 2017
The Global Interdependence Center’s partner in The Bottom Line of Disabilities series, Columbus Community Center, was awarded a subgrant to participate in a Pay for Success (PFS) feasibility program by the Sorenson Impact Center at the University of Utah’s David Eccles School of Business. GIC congratulates Columbus on this award! Read the full press […]
GIC board member J. Paul Horne shares his comments on implications of the first round of France’s presidential election on 23 April and the likely, but not certain, outcome of the run-off between Macron and Le Pen on 7 May. The report was published by The European Institute, a Washington-based think tank promoting trans-Atlantic relations that […]
GIC board member Terry Cooke, Founder of the China Partnership of Greater Philadelphia, wrote an industry news column for the Philadelphia Business Journal, titled “The Mar-a-lago meetings: Trump, China and – yes – Philadelphia.” As President Donald Trump prepares to meet with President Xi Jinping for the first time this week, the world is watching closely. […]
This is a BBC report about US-Canada trade and transit: bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-39449515. Behaviors have consequences, and that is true even among the best of friends. It is safe to assert that the US-Canada nation-state relationship is one of the very strongest the US has. The two countries maintain a 3000-mile border and have been allies […]
Standing where I stood to snap the photograph, a casual observer wouldn’t particularly notice the structure or reflect on its history. The tourist’s eye is attracted instead to the jungle’s green canopy, the swirling waters of the river, or monkeys and a toucan. There are no markings now on this vacant building(cumber.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/03/IMG_0487.jpg). It was originally […]
As our 40th anniversary year draws to a close, I wanted to share some travel highlights of GIC’s international destinations beyond those that took place in 2016. My first opportunity to manage a program abroad took place in June 2010, during our events in Prague and Paris. For the first time, I was able to […]