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In today’s increasingly interconnected world, how do we prepare our children to succeed and to become happy, informed global citizens?

A mother of three, Homa Sabet Tavangar has spent her career helping governments develop globally- oriented programs, advising businesses on how to thrive abroad, and more recently, she works with schools to develop global competencies. In Growing Up Global, Tavangar shares with all of us her “parenting toolbox” to help give our children a vital global perspective.

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Malala Yousafzai And Kailash Satyarthi: Contrasting Approaches Come Together for Peace. (OR: OMG OMG OMG Malala Wins Nobel Peace Prize!) October 10, 2014 - Waiting for my coffee to brew at dawn this morning I got an instant jolt scanning news on my phone when I saw the headline Malala Yousafzai and Kailash Satyarthi Are Awarded Nobel Peace Prize. My heart did somersaults and my brain thought: OMYGOD. OMYGOD. OMYGOD. OMYGOD.  I almost didn’t need the coffee anymore. This…

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Our GlobalEdToolkit Google Hangout for #BacktoSchool – Linked Here August 22, 2014 - Thanks to the great initiative of the Multicultural Kid Bloggers network, which I’m delighted to be part of, we had a great 30-minute Google Hangout chat with Kim Vij, from the Educator’s Spin on It. The YouTube video of our chat is HERE. Here’s the Event page where comments can be found: https://plus.google.com/u/0/events/cap2e0chs44j70155m5qln7lcto And a…

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Homa’s work in Global Education with Pulitzer Center featured on National Public Radio with journalist Paul Salopek.

NBC10 Feature

"New Book Offers Advice On Raising Kids To Be Global Citizens." Homa visits the set of Philadelphia's NBC10 to share some easy-to-try resources and tips from Growing Up Global.

Praise from Jane to Rainn

From Jane Goodall, PhD, DBE - Founder, Jane Goodall Institute & UN Messenger of Peace: "Growing up Global' offers fascinating ideas for giving young people opportunities to become truly global citizens. Learning about the customs and culture of others around the globe enriches our lives so much and can only lead to better understanding and cooperation for generations to come. From Rainn Wilson: "The Office" star Rainn Wilson Tweeted to 2+ million Twitter followers: "RT @RainnWilson: Parents of future world citizens. Dig on this awesome new book that raises children to be at home in the world - http://bit.ly/j9jzh"
From Tony Wagner, author of Creating Innovators and The Global Achievement Gap "Homa Tavangar is one of those rare individuals who both speaks and writes eloquently about what it means to prepare young people to be true world citizens. She has much to offer community and civic leaders, parents, and educators and has my highest recommendation. Her book, Growing Up Global, makes a unique – and much-needed – contribution at the intersection of parenting, education and global know-how.”

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Presentations include robust visual materials and address issues of global learning, diversity, team building, and more. Contact Homa to learn more about tailored presentations and why audiences are unanimously enthusiastic about them.