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The Value of Prototyping: Pitfalls and Best Practices
Nov
14
6:00 PM18:00

The Value of Prototyping: Pitfalls and Best Practices

Find out what is the value of customer research and developing a prototype for your startup; how can you apply human-centered design processes to real-world challenges; how do you engage with end users, effectively frame problems, identify potential solutions, and build prototypes to test assumptions and learn what works (and what does not)!

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Public Talk on Small Business Development by Tara Palacios
Nov
15
6:30 PM18:30

Public Talk on Small Business Development by Tara Palacios

During her public talk you will learn about the following topics: How entrepreneurs can successfully grow and expand their businesses; Entrepreneurship/Small Business Development programs; Partnership & Collaborative efforts between Government and financial institutions, private enterprises and NGOs.

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Workshop for ESL Teachers: How to Teach About American Culture
Nov
30
11:00 AM11:00

Workshop for ESL Teachers: How to Teach About American Culture

American holiday activities are the perfect way to teach your students about American culture.
Spend part of this year's holiday weekend at America House with 5 American English Language Fellows and learn about how to teach American holidays and culture in your English classroom.

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Turning Ideas Into Business
Oct
31
6:00 PM18:00

Turning Ideas Into Business

Do you have an idea that will change the world? Most startups fail, and most successful startups transform into a business model that bears little resemblance to the original idea. At the core is the need to understand what makes your business valuable to your customers – who will benefit, how will they benefit, and why they should use your product.

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Applying to Undergraduate Programs with the Common Application
Oct
24
5:00 PM17:00

Applying to Undergraduate Programs with the Common Application

Come to this lecture to learn about unique features of the Common App, how to answer some of the confusing questions, and get tips about answering the essay prompts. The presentation will be conducted by Priti Ravani, Assistant Director of Admissions at New York University.

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Зустріч з американською астронавткою Гайдемарі Стефанишин-Пайпер
Oct
11
6:00 PM18:00

Зустріч з американською астронавткою Гайдемарі Стефанишин-Пайпер

11 жовтня американська астронавтка українського походження, Гайдемарі Стефанишин-Пайпер, завітає до Американського дому. Під час зустрічі ми розпитаємо Гайдемарі про особливості роботи на Міжнародній Космічній Станції, як це перебувати у відкритому космосі, що потрібно для того, щоб стати астронавтом/астронавткою та почуємо відповіді на ваші запитання.

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How To Learn To Listen: лекція із синхронного перекладу
Sep
26
7:00 PM19:00

How To Learn To Listen: лекція із синхронного перекладу

Під час лекції професійна перекладачка Катерина Поправка поділиться власним досвідом та порадами якісного синхронного перекладу, розкаже більш детально про специфіку професії, навчить працювати із аудиторією чи співрозмовником, поділиться, які труднощі або бар’єри можуть виникнути, тощо.

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Chat Session: Hiking America’s Scenic Trails
Sep
26
6:30 PM18:30

Chat Session: Hiking America’s Scenic Trails

There are hundreds of hiking trails in the U.S. and Ukraine. We’ll have a chance to talk to Amy and Trishadee who just got back from Pacific Crest Trail and Appalachian Trail, respectively. They have exciting stories to tell as well as unveil the extensive preparation they did before embarking on these long-distance hikes.

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Tech Assistance: Simultaneous Interpreting Workshop
Sep
24
7:00 PM19:00

Tech Assistance: Simultaneous Interpreting Workshop

Do you have a university degree in a language-related field and/or little experience in translation? Are you tired of only learning theory? We bet that you are ready to practice and unlock your full potential. So leave your cozy bookworm nest and conquer this world with your translator's talent!

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Воркшоп з цифрової безпеки для журналістів
Sep
21
11:00 AM11:00

Воркшоп з цифрової безпеки для журналістів

Впродовж 4-годинного інтенсиву ви дізнаєтесь про необхідні дії та інструменти, які можна застосовувати вже сьогодні для того, щоб зберегти свої дані та бути в безпеці.

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Building Your Resume for U.S. Universities
Sep
19
5:00 PM17:00

Building Your Resume for U.S. Universities

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.

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Як писати мотиваційні листи та есеї в американські університети?
Sep
12
5:00 PM17:00

Як писати мотиваційні листи та есеї в американські університети?

Разом ми розглянемо загальні і конкретні правила та поради для написання виграшного есе, що значно посилить Ваші шанси при вступі в університети США.

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Wednesday English@America House
Sep
11
7:00 PM19:00

Wednesday English@America House

Not all people are super heroes but at America House we believe that we can all be one. That's why this week at America house, we will talk about how Super Heroes can be trully be anyone from a nurse or teacher, to the real Super man. And that's not all, if you're a fan of comics, make sure to join us, because we'll discuss comics and even do some comic making.

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America House All-city Scavenger Hunt
Aug
31
11:00 AM11:00

America House All-city Scavenger Hunt

We are hosting another one of our super fun and engaging scavenger hunts! For those of you who are new to this, Scavenger Hunts are quest games, where the facilitator provides you with a list of things that you have to find and photograph. August 31st we'll have special guest facilitators to lead in an exciting journey of discovery.

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