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Now accepting facilitator applications for the Spring 2020 cohort

  • Jordan and US Deadline: Friday, November 29, 2019, at 11:59 EST 
  • Iraq Deadline: Friday, December 6, 2019, at 11:59 EST

Faculty members at Community Colleges in the US and Universities in Jordan and Iraq are invited to apply to participate in the Global Solutions Sustainability Challenge’s upcoming spring cohort.

The Global Solutions Program offers the following benefits to participating students, faculty and schools: 

  • Authentic virtual exchange that develops meaningful relationships with peers in another country
  • Models the modern workplace, through deadlines, team work, and deliverables 
  • Expansion of professional networks for faculty and students 

The program is a great way for faculty to support students in developing skills that will make them more competitive throughout their careers.  

Selected facilitators will have the opportunity to apply to participate in either a six-week or 10-week program.

To apply, scroll down and select the button "Create Your Account". Once you create your account, you'll be directed to the application page. 

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 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 effort to build global competence and career-readiness skills for young people in the United States and the Middle East and North Africa while growing and enhancing the field of virtual exchange: online, international, and collaborative learning. The Stevens Initiative is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, with funding provided by the U.S. Government, and is administered by the Aspen Institute. It is also supported by the Bezos Family Foundation and the governments of Morocco and the United Arab Emirates. For further information, please visit 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.