How Working Abroad Can Save The World

Mar 13, 2017 | 5:00pm – 6:00pm CT
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What's the best antidote for an increasingly divisive world? Dutch globetrotter Mark van der Heijden believes that working abroad is the answer. As ‘The Backpacker Intern’ he traded his skills for experience at 32 companies in 27 countries on seven continents. He realised that working in a different country stimulates mutual understanding, boosts creativity, improves happiness and gives a better understanding of the world. Mark will share his key insights on how we can save the world by packing our bags.

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Primary Entry: Music Badge, Platinum Badge, Artist Wristband, Film Badge, Interactive Badge
Format: Solo
Event Type: Session
Level: Beginner