SOURCE: Doing What Matters Global Trade & Logistics

Doing What Matters Global Trade & Logistics

February 25, 2015 11:00 ET

Joan Buchanan to Keynote Global Edu-Preneurs Event

CA State Senate Candidate Says "Education Must Be Our First Priority"

DANVILLE, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 25, 2015) - The Doing What Matters initiative announced today that CA State Senate candidate and former Assembly member, Joan Buchanan, will keynote the SF East Bay area's Inaugural Global Edu-Preneurs event at JFK University, March 6, 2015. 

Organized and chaired by Deputy Sector Navigator (DSN) for Global Trade & Logistics, Petural 'PJ' Shelton, this event is structured to 'open the dialogue and continue conversation' about how our regional community -- comprised of educators, administrators, business leaders, mentors and colleagues -- can better prepare students for the interconnected, global economy. 

The full day event will showcase WOW classrooms, industry insights and best practices in fostering global thinking, entrepreneurial mindsets and collaboration between the academic and business communities in our area, from Valley View Middle School's innovative Mouse Squad Computer Tech team to Bay Ship & Yacht's Training collaboration with the College of Alameda. Participants will learn also of the work of non-profits helping underserved communities, with success stories from Enactus and Youth Business USA and effective new tools such as 'My Scary World' website/game. 

The event will take place from 8am - 4pm at 100 Ellinwood Way in Pleasant Hill, CA 94523 with continental breakfast and buffet lunch for registered attendees. To register, go to RSVP.

About Doing What Matters - Global Trade & Logistics
Doing What Matters works with leaders from global trade and logistics and San Francisco's East Bay Community Colleges to create programs and curricula that prepare students for today's dynamic, working world of global supply chain management. For more information or to discuss internships, partnership and apprenticeships, please go to:  For information about global trade and logistics training, business and education within the far north California region, please go to: .

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