Big Dream follows the intimate stories of seven young women who are breaking barriers and overcoming personal challenges to follow their passions in science, math, computing & engineering. From small town Iowa to the bustling streets of the Middle East, Big Dream immerses viewers in a world designed by and for the inspiring next generation of girls. Big Dream shows the struggles of these seven young women, in their own words, through video diaries and verité moments, and the self-confidence and dedication it takes for them to persevere to reach their goal. Each of these girls defy the stereotype of what it means to be an over achieving woman in any field and are wonderful role models for girls all over the world who never before had a chance to see girls just like them who will stop at nothing to achieve their Big Dream.
Remember to bring your passport or driver's license.
American Food Stories are back and this time we prepared something very special - Thanksgiving pies. Mariia Sorokina and Robin Gray of the Foreign Agricultural Service at the U.S. Embassy in Kyiv are preparing a traditional salmon pie. Enjoy!
This week it is International Education Week and with that theme we're going to have a program where you'll learn all about school in the United States from people who have experienced it first hand.
Born and raised in California (mostly), Thomas studied American literature and nonprofit management in San Francisco and Santa Cruz. Over the past 18 years, Thomas has worked in much of the former Soviet Union, in the Middle East, and the US. Almost all of his career has focused on supporting IDPs and refugees.
Are you curious about why American music sounds the way it does? Join Jake Dickson to learn about the importance of the music of the common American and how it is used to communicate important attitudes and experiences.