Monday, March 22nd, 2010...12:54 pm

USAID Global Pulse 2010 Online Conference (FREE Registration)

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Who: All Students
What: A 3-day online collaboration event
When: March 29 – 31, 2010
Where: Any computer with internet access

Registration is FREE, but virtual seats are limited!

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) is sponsoring the Global Pulse 2010, in partnership with the Departments of State, Education, Commerce, and Health and Human Services.  Global Pulse 2010 is a 3-day, online ( “virtual”) collaboration event that will take the “pulse” of as many as 20,000 participants on key issues facing communities around the world.  Individual discussions will take place within forums and will focus on ten designated topics.  Participants can choose to participate in any of the discussion areas that interest them most:

  • Inspiring a new Generation: Developing Global Citizens of the 21st Century
  • Empowering Women and Girls: Making Equality a Reality
  • Enabling the Essential Education: What Everyone Should Learn to Succeed in the 21st Century
  • Building Stronger Partnerships: Explore new ways to promote partner ships between societies, citizens, community organizations, and businesses as a means of creating sustainable solutions to shared development priorities
  • Exercising Political and Civil Rights: Understanding rights, increasing citizens participation and expanding accountability
  • Promoting Global Health: Connecting and empowering individuals and communities to take charge over their own health and well-being
  • Advancing Entrepreneurship, Trade & Economic Opportunity: Finding new ways to advance entrepreneurship, job creation, and economic opportunity
  • Foster Science, Technology & Innovation: Discover new ways to support societies and build capacity by leveraging science and technology
  • Supporting a Sustainable Planet: Exchange lessons learned on how to address global climate change
  • Pursuing Grand Challenges: Identifying the “grand challenges” of the next decade

This live collaboration event will span 3 days.  Participants will be able to post and review comments, follow topics of interest, access “hot idea” discussions, and much more.  Registered participants may enter and exit discussions as often as they like.

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