Archives for August 2017

Innovations & Entrepreneurship

This spring six Ukrainians came to northwest Florida for a week as part of an Open World professional exchange program focused on innovations and entrepreneurship, the purpose of which was to show the different ways innovations and entrepreneurial projects enrich communities in the United States. To start their time, they met at the Greater Pensacola...

Human and Civil Rights and Tolerance

In late April a group of eleven visitors from Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Congo, Cote d’Ivoire, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Haiti, South Africa, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe arrived in Pensacola as part of a U.S. State Department International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) project titled, “Human and Civil Rights and Tolerance.” The purpose of this...

An International Woman of Courage

This spring we were pleased to host a 2017 International Woman of Courage. The award, as explained by the U.S. Department of State, “is the prestigious Secretary of State’s Award which annually recognizes women around the world who have shown exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for women’s rights and empowerment.  Through this annual award,...