Lessons from the International Community: Intercultural Understanding and Interpretation

Start Day and Time
Monday May 8 1:30-2:45 p.m.
Venue and Meeting Room
America's Center
Description
"Calendar of Celebrations: Working with the Community" offers insight on how diverse subcultures have forged a shared identity and new respect for the preservation of traditions through an annual festivity that celebrates both tangible and intangible heritage. 
Presenter: Alicia Martin, coordinator of education, Museo de Bellas Artes de la Boca de Argentinos , Benito Quinquela Martin

"The Museums as a Space of Freedom and Creativity" will explore the museum's challenges and initiatives in stimulating knowledge and creative thinking through its art collection, display and public programs. 
Presenter: Mariana Marchesi, artistic director, National Museum of Fine Arts, Buenos Aires, Argentina 

"Special International Relationships Supporting Learning" highlights a unique pre-service teacher training program that places teachers in museums throughout the world to foster intercultural understanding in both the US and UK across a range of audiences and enhances personal and professional development. 
Presenter: Janet Spencer, senior lecturer, York St. John University, UK
Learner Outcome
  1. An increased awarness of the unique challanges girls and women face to manage their money.
  2. Tools to provide support and guidance to empower women, especifically in their financial independence.
  3. A starting framework for developing their own gender gap programs that adress other issues besides financial inequality.
Speakers
Presenter: 
Arturo Vallejo
Role: 
Presenter
Title: 
Director of Experience Design
Organization: 
MIDE Museo Interactivo de Economia
Bio
Director of Experience Desig @ MIDE, the Interactive Museum of Economics
Presenter: 
Silvia Singer
Role: 
Moderator
Title: 
Director & CEO
Organization: 
MIDE Museo Interactivo de Economia
Bio
General Director & CEO of MIDE, the Interactive Museum of Economics