Join us for a conversation with Lex Paulson on successful civil society strategies including leadership tips, techniques for community organizing, and effective partnerships among elected officials, civil society and individual citizens.
Lex Paulson served as a mobilization strategist for the campaigns of Barack Obama in 2008 and Emmanuel Macron in 2017. He currently directs international projects for D21, a consultancy based in Prague, is advising the French National Assembly on political and civic innovation, and teaches public advocacy at Sciences Po-Paris.
A native of Washington DC, Lex has worked as an attorney, professor, writer, and political organizer, including projects for UNICEF, the U.S. State Department, and the National Democratic Institute. Trained in political theory at Yale, Cambridge, and the Sorbonne, he worked as legislative counsel in the 111th U.S. Congress; organized on four U.S. presidential campaigns; and has worked to advance democratic innovation in countries such as India, Tunisia, Egypt, Uganda, Senegal, and Côte d'Ivoire.
This event is made possible in partnership with American Center for a European Ukraine. The event will be in English without translation.
Remember to bring your passport or driver’s license.
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Фотовиставка "Донбас: Чорне Золото" Сергія Коровайного, створена у партнерстві із Радіо Свобода та New Cave Media, розповідає про будні шахти "Південнодонбаська 1", що знаходиться біля міста Вугледар, Донецької області.
“Не люди створюють подорожі, а подорожі створюють людей”, — писав улюблений письменник всіх американців та подорожувальників Джон Стайнбек. Марія Шарлай, авторка виставки "#USAщоденник" зрозуміла цей вислів лише після двох подорожей Америкою. Книжки Стейнбека навчили її слухати та помічати інсайти, а Америка стала для неї країною відкриттів, які вона відтворила у скетчах.
Join us for the public talk by Elif Batuman, American author, journalist and academic. Elif Batuman has been a staff writer at The New Yorker since 2010. From 2010 to 2013 she lived in Istanbul, Turkey, where she was a writer-in-residence at Koç University.
No way! You must be kidding! It will be our 200th WE@America House! Of course we’ll be celebrating this occasion. We'll have several guests from the United States here to treat you to a variety of English language games and activities.
Let’s talk about efficient resume/CV building techniques for admissions purposes. If you are aiming to get admitted to a school of your choice, your task will be to market yourself effectively. Alena Savitskaya, Student Outreach Associate for Minerva Schools at KGI, will give expert advice about creating the perfect resume.
Together with Stuart Milk, we will be screening and discussing episodes from the iconic film “Milk”, an American biographical film based on the life of Stuart Milk’s uncle, Harvey Milk, a gay rights activist and politician who was the first openly gay person to elected to public office in California.
Nowadays many quote him and are inspired by his wisdom. Eric C. Petersen is one of them. For ten years he was studying Jefferson’s reports, speeches and letters that resulted in Light and Liberty - the book of inspiration that Thomas Jefferson never wrote, although every word here is his.
Come to meet our special honorary guest - Stuart Milk, an international human rights activist, LGBT rights speaker, government relations consultant, and youth advocate. He is the co-founder and board president of the all volunteer Harvey Milk Foundation.
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