Office of Global Initiatives

International Education Week is Nov. 16-20

International Education Week (IEW) is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education. The purpose of IEW is to promote the benefits of international education and cultural exchange. IEW is celebrated across the United States on an annual basis during the third week of November (the week before Thanksgiving). IEW will occur November 16-20, 2020, and all events will be held online this year. At the University of Houston, IEW is an opportunity to showcase the various global programs and international opportunities as well as celebrate our cultural diversity.


Topic: Bauer Office of Global Initiatives

Time: Nov 18, 2020 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

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Meeting ID: 926 5202 7424
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GBSN Beyond Conference goes virtual this year

The Global Business School Network conference is virtual this year — with session tracks available for students, faculty and professional leaders and formats that include competitions, simulations and roundtables.

Speakers from business schools, organizations and companies from around the world will lead sessions for three different audiences. From the C. T. Bauer College of Business, the following faculty and staff will participate:

Jamie Belinne

Zach Wortzel

Charles Becker

Saleha Khumawala
  • Assistant Dean of Career Services Jamie Belinne will lead the workshop "Building Your Own Brand to Attract Your Future Job - The Tips, Tricks and Trapdoors of Using Social Media"
  • Career Development Specialist Zach Wortzel will serve in a panel discussion "Tips from Career Services Professionals for a Job Search in the Current Environment."
  • Professor of Practice and Managing Director of the SURE™ Program Charles Becker and Robert Grinaker Professor of Accounting and Founding Director of SURE™ Program Saleha Khumawala will deliver the session "Empowering Students and Community through Experiential Learning: SURE Program

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Bauer alumna awarded by Yahoo for ethnic minority inclusion

Celia Fraser (BBA ‘14), who earned her undergraduate degree in finance from Bauer while balancing an impressive turn on the UH Women’s Tennis Team, is now a Business Intelligence and Strategy Lead (Europe and Asia) for Capital Group. She was recently recognized by Yahoo! Finance on the EMpower Top 100 Ethnic Minority Future Leader Role Models 2020, (#94) a list that celebrates people of color who are not yet in senior-level positions but are making significant contributions to Ethnic Minority people at work.


Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship students find new friends in Japann

Twenty-four students from Bauer College’s Wolff Center for Entrepreneurship recently spent seven days in Japan to learn about international culture and business on a trip sponsored by the Kakehashi Project. Following the photo gallery is text from entrepreneurship student Melissa Munoz’s presentation to Japan International Cooperation Center leaders, along with excerpts from WCE Director Dave Cook’s notes from the trip.

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