“We were able to put into perspective the importance of our work to the global community and better understand the risks taken by women doing similar work in their own countries.” – Allison R-B.
2) TO LEARN
“We learned more about another culture. Made our agency aware that we need to work on our policies around domestic violence. – Ramona A.
“It was of great interest to listen to what these young women have done to make progress on women’s issues and to discuss how to involve the community for impact.” – Jane K.
“The [international visitor meeting] supported the collaboration between our school and the global education community. – Analisa C.
5) SHARED COMMITMENT
“An opportunity to exchange points of view or best practices in terms of helping people with disabilities to become fully integrated into their communication and techniques for assisting in the employment process. To learn about how services are offered to individuals in China vs. best practices in the US and philosophically, how both cultures are committed to helping people with disabilities to become more fully integrated into their communities and have the ability to choose their goals and be supported in doing so.” – Sharon H.
“Global learning – learn how other cultures view behaviors and strategies used by other countries to solve or stop human trafficking.” – Scott S.
“We got the chance to speak with [these emerging leaders] face to face in a relaxed, personal atmosphere and to see our similarities.” – Kim B.
“In our preparation for the meeting we realized we needed to revisit our current policies and procedures. In speaking with the guests I realized we had a lot more similarities than differences. We can share our experiences to help both of our cultures come up with best practices.” – Gail F.
“Especially liked hearing and understanding the opinions on how each other’s countries are effected by national governments actions and words.” – Peter M.