Sunday, March 24, 2013

[Webinar for English Teachers] American Culture Series: Teaching Women's History Month. March 27.

American Culture Webinars
    For English Teachers
    with Melissa Schumi Jones

In honor of March being Women's History Month, this American Culture webinar will focus on women in the United States and their fight for equal rights. After the U.S. history lesson that will chronicle the women's suffrage movement to modern day, we will discuss issues facing women around the world and how to address these topics in the classroom. Cultural Affairs Officer Melissa Schumi Jones of the U.S. Embassy in Peru and Senior English Language Fellow Rae Roberts will share their thoughts and teacher insights on this fascinating subject. 
What:     Teaching Women's History Month
               Webinar on American Culture, organized by the Regional English
               Language Office for the Andean Region at the U.S. Embassy in Lima.

Who:      Melissa Schumi Jones, Cultural Affairs Officer.
               Ms. Schumi Jones is a Cultural Affairs Officer at the Embassy of the
               United States of America in Lima, Peru. Prior to her arriving in Peru in
               October 2011, she served as Vice Consul at the U.S. Embassy in Jakarta,
               Indonesia. Ms. Schumi Jones joined the U.S. Department of State in 2002
               and spent six years at its headquarters in Washington, D.C. Ms. Schumi
               Jones holds a Bachelor's degree from Smith College in Northampton, MA
               and a Master's degree in International Affairs from the George Washington
               University in Washington, D.C.  She speaks Spanish, Italian, and Indonesian.

               Rae Roberts, Senior English Language Fellow.
               Mrs. Roberts is the Senior English Language Fellow based Lima, Peru.
               She has worked in the United Arab Emirates, South Korea, and China.
               Mrs. Roberts has provided teacher training in 10 countries.
When:    Wednesday, March 27th at 8:30am - 9:30am (Peru Time).
Where:   Join us from a computer with audio and internet access
               at Sign in using your Facebook or Twitter
               account, or choose the option "Guest" and sign in using your name and
               city. (For example: Marcela - Lima)

This webinar is free. Previous registration is not required.

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