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Now accepting facilitator applications for the Spring 2023 Cohort!

Faculty members at community colleges and universities in the US, and universities in Jordan and Iraq are invited to apply to participate in the Global Solutions Sustainability Challenge’s upcoming Spring 2023 cohort during the months of January to April 2023. The Global Solutions Program offers the following benefits to participating students, faculty and schools:

To apply, scroll down and select the button "Create Your Account". Once you create your account, you'll be directed to the application page.  If you already have an account, log in with your current information. To learn more about Global Solutions, what it means to be a Global Solutions facilitator, and eligibility requirements, visit www.irex.org/globalsolutions.  For questions, contact globalsolutions@irex.org.  

About the Global Solutions Sustainability Challenge
The Global Solutions Sustainability Challenge is a virtual exchange initiative that supports career readiness in the U.S., Iraq and Jordan. Community college and university students from the U.S. and technical college and university students from Iraq and Jordan team up to solve global challenges facing the business sector across industries. The program improves global citizenship, strengthens problem-solving skills, and develops enduring connections, while enhancing students’ job skills through online collaboration.  

The Global Solutions Sustainability Challenge is supported by the Stevens Initiative, which is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, with funding provided by the U.S. Government, and is administered by the Aspen Institute.  

About the Stevens Initiative
The Stevens Initiative is an international leader in virtual exchange, which brings young people from diverse places together to collaborate and connect through everyday technology. Created in 2015 as a lasting tribute to Ambassador J. Christopher Stevens, the Initiative invests in virtual exchange programs between the U.S. and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA); shares research, resources, and promising practices to improve impact; and advocates for broader adoption. Through its 86 grants, the Stevens Initiative will expand its reach by summer 2023 to nearly 75,000 young people in 17 MENA countries and the Palestinian Territories, and in 48 U.S. states, Puerto Rico, one tribal community, the U.S. Virgin Islands, and Washington, D.C. Learn more: http://www.stevensinitiative.org/

About IREX
IREX is an independent nonprofit organization dedicated to building a more just, prosperous, and inclusive world by empowering youth, cultivating leaders, strengthening institutions, and extending access to quality education and information. For further information, please go to: http://www.irex.org.

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