Be a Global Host Family for Global Partnership Week

From Lindsey Eversole, Global Partnership Manager, VT KnowledgeWorks:

We are starting to sign up host families for our 2012 VT KnowledgeWorks Global Partnership Week, August 19-25, 2012.  We hope you will consider the opportunity to participate in this global event! 

We already have student teams who will attend from Tech University of Malaysia, Tongji University, China, Telcom SudParis, France, University of Trento, Italy, University of Kent, England, Vienna University of Technology, Austria, and Pontifical Catholic University of Chile.  We are in discussion with more universities about their participation and expect even more attendees than last year!

Read more details about being a host family (.pdf).

If you are able to commit to being a host family at this time, we would appreciate hearing back from you at your earliest convenience.  For more information about being a host family, please contact me at [email protected].

Pictures of the 2011 Global Challenge Celebration can be seen on VT KnowledgeWorks on Facebook and VTKW Global Student Challenge on Facebook. You're invited to view the guide listing all participating finalist teams in the 2011 Global Challenge and to read more about the Global Partnership on Inside VT KnowledgeWorks and the Global Student Business Concept Challenge on Inside VT KnowledgeWorks.

VT KnowledgeWorks encourages and enables creative entrepreneurship world-wide, through innovative curriculum, local business resource centers, and a global network of cooperating regions, all focused on three essential contributors to success: clear understanding of fundamental business principles; access to timely, relevant information; and meaningful personal and corporate relationships. It is a subsidiary of the Virginia Tech Foundation, funded through the continuing confidence and enthusiasm of its clients, sponsors and friends, both corporate and individual. Its world headquarters is in the Virginia Tech Corporate Research Center in Blacksburg, Virginia, USA.

You're invited to keep in-the-know about VT KnowledgeWorks on Facebook and Twitter.

VT KnowledgeWorks sponsors include Attaain, Inc., BB&T, The Branch Group, Handshake 2.0, Harris Office Furniture, Hodges, Jones & Mabry, P.C., Hutchison Law Group, LeClairRyan, New River Valley Intellectual Property Law, Science Applications International Corporation (SAIC) and The Becher Agency (TBA).

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