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Women Leaders from Central Europe and USA to Meet at Transatlantic Summit

Polish American Women Entrepreneurs (PAWE) is working with Cultural Vistas to make the voices of women in business across Central Europe strong enough to reach across the Atlantic with the USA-Central Europe Women in Business Summit taking place October 17 at the Tribeca Rooftop in New York City. We are eager to cultivate opportunities for women in business across all of Central Europe and the USA and have established an Honorary Committee to help organize this important event, including the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Washington, D.C. as well as the Consulates General of Poland, the Czech Republic, Germany,…

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A Discussion on the Future of Work is a Discussion on Immigration

Cultural Vistas kicked off its 2019 events calendar by convening a panel discussion on “Immigration and the Future of Work in America” on Thursday, January 31 in its Washington, D.C. offices. An esteemed panel brought together perspectives from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, IBM, a former Obama administration official, and the Miller Center—a nonpartisan affiliate of the University of Virginia as well as a partner of the special event. Panelists highlighted the challenges and opportunities of the current U.S. immigration system while focusing their discussion on the missed opportunities of outdated policies, the difficulties of addressing skills gaps in an…

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The Future of Work Calls for Embracing Uncertainty

Cultural Vistas has been promoting global understanding and collaboration since its founding in 1963. Through our exchange programs, we are focused on not just problems of the present, but the promise of tomorrow.   Through its recent Future of Work Symposium, Cultural Vistas convened immigration and legal experts, educators, and private sector leaders, from companies such as Uber and Adobe, to share their perspectives on a future of work that we believe will be increasingly defined by advancements in technology, workforce re-skilling, and global cooperation. The symposium, held at our NYC headquarters, is part of a series of events we’re…

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What is J Day?

Regardless of whether you have seen or heard the term, know about the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program, or have even participated in an actual event, you might still be a little confused about J Day. The annual celebration of international education and exchanges, which brings Exchange Visitor Program participants and hosts together to #EatPlayGive as they participate in organized community service projects has grown significantly since its launch in 2014 to encompass 47 J Day events held across 24 states and Washington, D.C. in 2018. But the scale of the nationwide effort today masks the simplicity behind the original concept.

Watch: Discussion on Global Skills and The Future of Work

Cultural Vistas recently hosted an enlightening and informative discussion on the value of global skill development and the future of work and the workforce at its European office in Berlin on July 5. Jennifer Clinton, Cultural Vistas’ President and CEO, and Florian Peter, Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company, led the talk, which covered: Significant global work trends (Discussion begins at 8:40) Anxieties that prevent change  (11:39) Staying qualified amid changing environments (13:39) Increased migration and employee mobility (16:22)