The Privacy Debate: Do we have a “Big Brother” problem? - Added Feb 18, 2014
Boston International is a non-profit organization that brings cutting-edge thinking on world affairs to Boston’s rising stars. We provide an engaging, informal atmosphere for young professionals and graduate students to interact with and learn from today’s influential thinkers and world leaders.
If you have any questions, comments, or suggestions, please write to us at email@example.com.
The Privacy Debate: Do we have a “Big Brother” problem? - Added Feb 18, 2014
Sixth Annual Holiday FETE - Added Nov 18, 2013
It is with great delight and excitement that Boston International, Mintz Levin, Burns & Levinson LLC, and our additional sponsors invite you to join us in celebration of the Holiday Season at our 6th Annual Holiday Fete!
In keeping with a great tradition, the Fete will be held on Friday, December 13th, 2013 starting at 8:00 until 11:00 PM at the College Club of Boston.
Founded in 1890, the Club’s Victorian brownstone is the oldest women’s college club in the United States located in the heart of Boston’s historic Back Bay. The elegant venue’s address is 44 Commonwealth Avenue, Boston, MA 02116. Additional information available at: http://thecollegeclubofboston.com
Between the live musical performance of Jazz in the Air, and the enjoyment of hors d’oeuvres and an open bar, it promises to be a great night. Cocktail or business attire recommended.
Jazz in the Air
We would like to express our gratitude to all our sponsors for making this great celebration possible.
Each of the last several Fetes have attracted over 100 attendees from Boston and surrounding areas and we expect to sell out again this year. We encourage you to RSVP promptly as space is limited.
Please purchase your ticket at:
Ticket purchase before:
Individual ticket purchase on December 13th: $56
We look forward to celebrating with you!
10/29/2013: Boston Network for International Development Career Panel - Added Sep 26, 2013
The Boston Network for International Development (BNID) in partnership with Boston International, the Philanthropic Initiative and the Boston Area Returned Peace Corps Volunteers is hosting a career panel at Boston University on Tuesday, October 29th. The goal for this event is to provide a forum for a panel of practitioners in the field of international development to discuss what it means to work in the field. These panelists will represent different sectors including: health, education, poverty and government work.
To RSVP please visit: https://www.facebook.com/events/443175659128877/
The target audience for this event will be graduate students and young professionals who are interested in learning about working in this field. This will be a unique event where both students and professionals will be given the opportunity to listen from distinguished individuals as well as ask questions at the end of the event. If you have any questions please contact Adam Korn the Associate Director of BNID at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Our Panelists Include:
Naomi Reich – World Education
Jonathan Lawson – Partners in Health
Katrina Deutsch – Peace Corps
Amber Oberc – Tanzanian Children’s Fund
Professor Kevin Gallagher from the Boston University International Relations Department will be moderating the event.
09/24/2013: HIV Policy in an International Context - Added Aug 27, 2013
Boston International would like to invite you to our September event where Dr. Wamai will discuss his research on HIV Policy in an International Context – Assessing the technical efficiency of HIV/AIDS prevention intervention in Kenya, Rwanda, South Africa and Zambia: Methods of the orphea project. The event will take place on Tuesday, September 24th starting at 6:30 PM.
About the Speaker:
Richard G. Wamai, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of public health at Northeastern University Department of African American Studies. He earned his Ph.D. in International Health and Development from the University of Helsinki Finland (2004). Prior to joining Northeastern Dr. Wamai was a research fellow in the Takemi Program in International Health at the Department of Global Health and Population at Harvard School of Public Health. Before that, Dr. Wamai was a research associate at Oxford University Department of Social Policy. He has previously worked in a number of institutions including the Johns Hopkins University Institute for Public Policy and the Bloomberg School of Public Health, the World Bank, the London School of Economics, the Nordic-Africa Institute in Sweden, and the University of Nairobi in Kenya. Dr. Wamai conducts research in the areas of HIV/AIDS (male circumcision for HIV prevention and cost efficiency of interventions), neglected and infectious tropical diseases (NTDs) (leishmaniasis) and health systems and policy, and has published widely in leading journals such as Science, Future HIV Therapy, BMC Public Health, Journal of Public Health in Africa, Am J Prev Med, JMAJ, J Community Health, AIDS Care, J Int AIDS Soc and J Law Med. He is a co-founder of the recently launched Integrated Initiative for Global Health at Northeastern University and is the recipient of the Blood:Water Mission 2012 World AIDS Day Unsung Hero Award in the company of former US Senate Majority Leader Bill Frist.
The Unsung Hero Award video: http://youtu.be/zmX_RvfBSDs
HIV/AIDS Interventions short video: http://youtu.be/NdoqXke5wPg
6:30 PM, Tuesday, September 24, 2013
The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc. http://www.draper.com
1 Hampshire St, Cambridge, MA 02139
Parking is available in the Technology Square garage at 555 Technology Square across from the Draper visitor entrance. It is the second garage entrance on the right from the Broadway entrance to Technology Square
Parking ticket can be validated at the Draper receptionist desk
The MBTA Red Line’s Kendall Square/MIT station is 0.4 mile from the venue (about a 5-10 minute walk).
Free Admission, please RSVP at: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/8065162117
07/27/13 – Career Leadership Forum - Added Jun 17, 2013
Boston International is proud to serve as a marketing partner for the Career Leadership Forum 2013, to be held at Boston University on July 27, 2013. This 3-hour workshop focuses on developing a vision and important skills for your career, as well as networking opportunities. Check out details here.
BI members get 10% off. Look for the discount code in the email sent over the listserv or email email@example.com with the subject line “CLF Discount” directly after you’ve signed up and we’ll send it to you. Register here! Early bird sales end June 17th!
Message from the organizers:
What will you get when you attend the Career Leadership Forum 2013?
This is the world of Careers 2.0. The rules of success have changed. Hard work and perseverance are still essential, but to truly excel, you need to be self-directed, willing to take risks and able to demonstrate leadership ability no matter what your job title says.
That’s why we created the Career Leadership Forum, an event for people who want to get the most out of their lives and careers.
07/25/2013: Summer Social Event: Evening of Margaritas at Mija Cantina - Added Jun 16, 2013
Summer has arrived and Boston International would like to invite you to our first Summer Social Event!
Join us for a great opportunity to get to know our members, Board of Directors, and local partnering groups for a casual and fun evening of margaritas at Mija Cantina. Come celebrate a year of hard work and accomplishments while networking with Boston’s young professionals. The event will be held on Thursday, July 25th starting at 6:30 PM.
A portion of the proceeds will go towards Boston International’s efforts during the upcoming academic year.
We would like to extend our gratefulness to Mija Cantina and our partnering groups for their support and efforts to make this event possible.
We are looking forward to a great summer evening with you.
1 S Market St, Boston, MA
Faneuil Hall Marketplace
Thursday, July 25th from 6:30 to 9:30 PM
Mija is easily accessible via the Blue or Green T line to Government Center or the Orange line to Haymarket
Discounted parking available with Mija validation at 75 State Street Garage
Please RSVP at: http://www.eventbrite.com/event/7070374681
2/21/13: American Competitiveness and National Security - Added Feb 18, 2013
Boston International, in partnership with WorldBoston, invites you to a panel discussion on American competitiveness and national security at the offices of Cooley, LLP (500 Boylston St. 14th Floor, Boston) on 21st February at 6:00 PM.
Prior to the panel, we will begin with a networking session and complimentary liquor tasting sponsored by a local Boston distillery GrandTen.
Please note that seating for this event is limited. Tickets can be purchased using the following link and include light hors d’œuvres and drinks:http://americancompetitiveness.eventbrite.com
5th Annual Holiday Fete - Added Nov 25, 2012
This year, the Fete will be at The College Club of Boston, an elegant and historic venue in the Back Bay with roots dating back to 1890. The College Club is conveniently situated in a recently restored and redecorated Victorian brownstone just one block from the Boston Public Garden.
Mingle with other young professionals, graduate students, and diplomats as you enjoy live jazz, pass hors d’oeuvres, and an open bar.
Tickets are $36 (inclusive of the open bar and hors d’oeuvres) and may be purchased here: http://bostoninternational5thholidayfete.eventbrite.com
Is the European Union headed for disintegration? Exploring EU 2020. - Added Oct 25, 2012
Boston International and swissnexx Boston jointly hosted Prof. Vivien Schmidt who is Professor of International Relations and Political Science at Boston University to speak on the European Crisis on 14th of November at swissnex Boston.
Thank you all for making this event a success.
Partner Event : The Last Hunger Season - Added Oct 04, 2012
Meet Roger Thurow of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and Allison Bream of One Acre Fund(OAF) to discuss Thurow’s new book, “The Last Hunger Season : A year in an African Farm Community of the Brink of Change”. Tuesday, Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm in North Eastern University. More info on Partner Events page.