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Global Connections Lecture Series

global connections lectureseries
Join us for this informative series of free lectures on the effects, benefits, and drawbacks of globalization. For additional information, please call (310) 434-4303. This series is sponsored by the SMC Associates (, SMC Office of Public Programs, and SMC Global Citizenship Council. 
Seating is strictly on a first-arrival basis. 


Selling Vacuum Cleaners in Tokyo and Shampoo in Paris: Adventures of a Female Engineering Graduate

Sarah Bloomfield

Senior lecturer in business at Bath Spa University in the UK will discuss her experiences teaching English in Indonesia, managing onsite retail activity for Kodak in Nagano at the 1998 Winter Olympics, helping launch the Dyson vacuum cleaner in Japan, and managing a multimillion-dollar marketing budget for L’Oréal in the UK.

Tue, September 22 | 11:15am | Free | HSS 165


Opportunities and Challenges in Global Supply Chain Management

Dr. Guillaume Roels

Associate professor and current faculty director of the Easton Technology Leadership Program at the UCLA Anderson School of Management will talk about recent challenges and opportunities for managing today’s global supply chains.

Thu, November 5 | 11:15am | Free | HSS 165

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Working Together to Support Civilians 
Affected by Violent Conflict

Zahra Ismail

Program Officer at the University of San Diego’s Joan B. Kroc School of Peace Studies will discuss her work abroad with nongovernment organizations (NGOs) supporting community level mediation, international development, violence prevention, human rights, and conflict resolution. Part of the Global Connections Lecture Series.

Tue, November 17 | 11:15am | Free | HSS 165

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