Working Groups
Through exchanging ideas, both American and Russian child protection advocates are learning from each other how to better secure the rights of children.
Working Groups
As members of the Community Development Working Group found out, entrepreneurs can come from the most unexpected places...
Working Groups
The result of an international effort between Russia and the US--the "Roadmap for mHealth Interventions Targeting At-Risk Women"--fuses technology and healthcare and sets the stage for easily providing aid for at-risk women.
Working Groups
“I've been really impressed by how much we can accomplish just by locking people in a room for two days,” said Natalie Komrovsky about the 2014 US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange Conference sessions titled “Toward Sustainable Partnerships” that took place this fall.
Working Groups
A year after the successful US-Russia Joint/Dual Degree Conference, the publication of the Higher Education Working Group’s joint degree guidebook is set to enhance US-Russia university partnerships even further.
Working Groups
There are over 100,000 children waiting to be adopted in both the US and Russia. To accelerate adoption rates and improve practices, Child Protection working group members and fellows spent this year comparing child welfare systems in the two countries.
Working Groups
“Everywhere I go, educators are asking: ‘How can we prepare our young people to succeed in an interconnected and borderless world?’” explains Dr. Yvonne Andres, CEO of GlobalSchoolNet.org and a co-chair of the SEE Education and Youth Working Group. Children are coming of age in a digital world where information is available instantaneously and geographical boundaries are blurred. Educators in Russia and the US encounter the common challenge of how to bring this globalized connectedness into their classrooms.
Conference
The Fall 2014 newsletter offers insight into the inaugural fellowship program, the success of working group projects, and other SEE accomplishments.
Fellowships
“Familiar questions, solved in a different way; totally new knowledge and skills, allowing us to look at the situation from a new angle; amazing opportunities to visit iconic American landscape.” This is how Anna Zavadskaya, a fellow in the US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange, described her experience in the U.S. She was struck by “…the diversity of wildlife and… [by the] people passionately working for conservation of these treasures.”
Working Groups
On September 30, 2014 SEE hosted a webinar on the subject of “Cultivating Donor Relations.” It featured SEE representatives with extensive expertise in the sphere of fundraising and fostering effective donor relations.