Some of the many Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship campus events and those of related community partners are linked below. Please see our list of current events and activities for upcoming opportunities with experts from around the corner and around the world!
Part 1 of David Skidmore's Ray Society lecture series on "Can China Rise Peacefully?" Dec 6, 2016
Part 2 of David Skidmore's Ray Society lecture series on "Can China Rise Peacefully?" Dec 8, 2016
Part 3 of David Skidmore's Ray Society lecture series on "Can China Rise Peacefully?" Dec. 14, 2016
Part 4 of David Skidmore's Ray Society lecture series on "Can China Rise Peacefully?" Dec. 16, 2016
Vandana Shiva talk "Who Really Feeds the World?" on Nov. 16, 2016 (distant view)
Panel Discussion "Iowa and Africa: Expanding Engagement" on Nov. 10, 2016
Diego Zavala's talk "The Resurgence of Collaborative Documentary in the Internet Era: Communities, New Technologies and Social Narrative" on Nov. 9, 2016
Panelists Jim McCaughan (Principal Financial Group), Madelyn Antoncic (Principal Financial Group), and Eric Shimp (Alston & Bird LLP) discuss "Evaluating the IMF and the World Bank: Are International Financial Institutions Still Relevant?" on Nov. 1, 2016
October 5, 2016: Heartland Global Health Consortium conference
Theme: The Social Determinants of Health
Plenary panel: Heroin and Opioids: A Community Crisis
Breakout panel: Addressing Childhood Asthma Disparities: A Case Study of the Healthy Homes Des Moines Project (Video of first half only)
Breakout panel: The Period Problem: Empowering Girls in the Developing World to Stay in School Past Puberty
Breakout panel: Tackling the Social, Economic, and Ecological Complexity of Iowa's Water Quality Issues
Breakout panel: Lessons Learned from and Next Steps for Implementation Following a Needs Assessment to Understand Water Quality in Rural Uganda
Noripah Kamso's talk "How Islamic Investing is Transforming Global Capital Markets" - November 17, 2015
Panel Discussion “The Changing Role of Central Banks” - November 3, 2015
Panelists: Jim McCaughan, Bob Baur, and Madelyn Antoncic (Principal Financial Group) and Sean Severe (Drake CBPA)
Promotional video for Center for Citizen Diplomacy Workshop - April 11, 2014
Related Community Partner Events
Iowa Public Radio "River to River"
PFGCGC-related experts interviewed on IPR's "River to River" program.
The Principal Financial Group Center for Global Citizenship celebrated its tenth anniversary in the Fall of 2012. For the occasion, three Drake alumni offered their thoughts on what "life as a global citizen" means to them via video. Click on the links below to explore three perspectives on global citizenship.
Daniela Bermeo-Torres graduated in 2008 with majors in politics, sociology and international relations. She also earned the Global Ambassador certificate through the Center. After graduation, she interned for the Organization of American States in Washington D.C. and then worked on hurricane relief in Haiti with an NGO called TECHO.
Amit Sharma graduated in 2006 with a major in international relations and international business. He earned a Global Ambassador certificate through the Center. After graduation he worked for Drake’s World Languages and Cultures program, then spent a year on Drake’s Teach in China program. He worked in business consulting in India and is now pursuing a Master’s degree in international relations at the University of California at San Diego.
Zachary Nunn graduated in 2002 with a major in international relations and went on to receive a master’s degree in the same field from Cambridge University in England. He is currently working on the staff of the National Security Council in Washington D.C. Note that two Drake students, Amelia Piecuch and Alex Shaner, are featured in Zach’s video.
Also see podcast by Peter Stearns of George Mason University on educating global citizens.