GW-CIBER Video Library


CIBER Panels


Welcome to the GW-CIBER Video Library. In this part of the website, you will find useful resources from a variety of our past events and initiatives. You can stream the videos directly on your computer or download them.

You can also request any of the videos on a DVD by filling out the Video Request Form and emailing it to ciber@gwu.edu.

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Professional Development



Leveraging Your Study Abroad Experience: The Value of Study Abroad and How It Can Help You in the Job Search

Leveraging Your Study Abroad Experience: The Value of Study Abroad and How It Can Help You in the Job Search


March 25, 2014 • 2 hours, 3 minutes

International careers expert and award-winning author Stacie Berdan and a panel of six study-abroad alumni and employers discussed how students can use their study-abroad experience to enhance their career and personal growth prospects.



Women in International Business: Why Organizations Need to Invest in Women

Women in International Business: Why Organizations Need to Invest in Women


April 13, 2012 • 1 hour, 3 minutes

International careers expert Stacie Berdan and a panel of six professionals with global experience offer insights on the topic of women in international business – as leaders, employees, consumers, market builders, and contributors to economic growth.



Cultural Intelligence: The Art of Leading Cultural Complexity

Cultural Intelligence: The Art of Leading Cultural Complexity


March 3, 2009 • 1 hour, 3 minutes

Elisabeth Plum, Director of Plum & Co in Denmark and visiting professor at Middlesex University, London, lectures on human resource development, intercultural communication, and organizational development.



Cross-Cultural and Language Skills: Keys to Success in International Careers?

Cross-Cultural and Language Skills: Keys to Success in International Careers?


November 12, 2008 • 1 hour, 49 minutes

Human Resource and career consultants share their insights on how cross-cultural and language skills are keys to success in international careers



Going Global to Get Ahead: Hear Practical Advice from Experts Who've Done It

Going Global to Get Ahead: Hear Practical Advice from Experts Who’ve Done It


March 27, 2008 • 1 hour, 40 minutes

Distinguished guest panelists, including keynote speaker Stacie Berdan, discuss the challenges and opportunities associated with working abroad



Panel on International Careers for Graduate Students and Professionals

Panel on International Careers for Graduate Students and Professionals


March 6, 2007 • 1 hour, 25 minutes

A guest panel comprised of experienced members of private and public sectors discuss opportunities and strategies for Graduate Students seeking International Careers.



Discussion Forums



A Global Trade Agenda for the 45th President

A Global Trade Agenda for the 45th President


November 1, 2016 • 2 hours, 3 minutes

A discussion on the role of trade in global economic growth and what needs to change in terms of policy and keeping the workforce competitive and flexible. Two panels frame these issues with respect to U.S. trade policy and offer insights into the kinds of challenges that the new Administration will need to address.

Panel 1: Why Trade Matters – Tom Capozzi (Port of Virginia), Julie Stitzel (Etsy), Kazuhiro Suzuki (Embassy of Japan), Amb. Darci Vetter (USTR); Moderated by Evelyn Suarez (The Suarez Firm; WIIT)

Panel 2: What Needs to Change? – Robert Chiappetta (Toyota Motor North America), Gerri Fiala (US Dept. of Labor), Simon Marti (Embassy of Switzerland), Wayne Talley (Old Dominion University); Moderated by Kathryn Hauser (Policy Connections International)



Fueling Innovation in the Global Economy (Panel One): Policy and Development Perspectives on Innovation

Fueling Innovation in the Global Economy (Panel One): Policy & Development Perspectives on Innovation


May 1-2, 2015 • 1 hour, 9 minutes

Presented by GW-CIBER: Conference on “Fueling Innovation in the Global Economy” (May 1-2, 2015). The panel includes Dr. Danny Leipziger (moderator), The George Washington University School of Business; Mr. J.P. Gibbons, USAID; Mr. James Love, Knowledge Ecology International; Mr. Ivan Rossignol, Competitive Industries Practice, Finance and Private Sector Development, The World Bank.



Fueling Innovation in the Global Economy (Panel Two): Innovation Research - Where Have We Come & Where Are We Going?

Fueling Innovation in the Global Economy (Panel Two): Innovation Research – Where Have We Come & Where Are We Going?


May 1-2, 2015 • 1 hour, 8 minutes

Presented by GW-CIBER: Conference on “Fueling Innovation in the Global Economy” (May 1-2, 2015). The panel includes Dr. Paul Vaaler (moderator), University of Minnesota, Carlson School of Management; Dr. Paul Almeida, Georgetown University, McDonough School of Business; Dr. Heather Berry, The George Washington University School of Business; Dr. Martine Haas, University of Pennsylvania, Wharton School.



Fueling Innovation in the Global Economy: Keynote Presentation by Dr. John Cantwell

Fueling Innovation in the Global Economy: Keynote Presentation by Dr. John Cantwell


May 1-2, 2015 • 1 hour, 8 minutes

Presented by GW-CIBER: Conference on “Fueling Innovation in the Global Economy” (May 1-2, 2015). In his opening keynote address, Dr. John Cantwell from Rutgers University Business School talks about “The Role of International Business in the Global Spread of Technological Innovation”.



Impact Investing: A Mainstream Asset Class

Impact Investing: A Mainstream Asset Class


November 18, 2011 • 1 hour, 18 minutes

Panel 1 of The Private Sector’s Evolving Role in Overcoming Development Challenges Conference. Speakers from the business and policy communities discuss obstacles and best practices associated with designing cross-sector collaborative programs in the developing world. Current projects and market-based solutions to development issues are showcased as well.



The Business Case for Tackling Social Needs

The Business Case for Tackling Social Needs


November 18, 2011 • 1 hour, 3 minutes

Panel 2 of The Private Sector’s Evolving Role in Overcoming Development Challenges Conference. Speakers from the business and policy communities discuss obstacles and best practices associated with designing cross-sector collaborative programs in the developing world. Current projects and market-based solutions to development issues are showcased as well.



Public-Private Partnerships for Development

Public-Private Partnerships for Development


November 18, 2011 • 1 hour, 3 minutes

Panel 3 of The Private Sector’s Evolving Role in Overcoming Development Challenges Conference. Speakers from the business and policy communities discuss obstacles and best practices associated with designing cross-sector collaborative programs in the developing world. Current projects and market-based solutions to development issues are showcased as well.



Lessons from the Field

Lessons from the Field


November 18, 2011 • 1 hour, 3 minutes

Panel 4 of The Private Sector’s Evolving Role in Overcoming Development Challenges Conference. Speakers from the business and policy communities discuss obstacles and best practices associated with designing cross-sector collaborative programs in the developing world. Current projects and market-based solutions to development issues are showcased as well.



Marketing One of the 'Other' Emerging Markets: How Turkey Competes for Foreign Direct Investment in the Competitive Global Economy

Marketing One of the ‘Other’ Emerging Markets: How Turkey Competes for Foreign Direct Investment in the Competitive Global Economy


March 11, 2009 • 1 hour, 23 minutes

A diverse panel discusses the challenges and opportunities Turkey faces in attracting foreign direct investment capital.



The Russia-Georgia Conflict and the U.S.

The Russia-Georgia Conflict and the U.S.


March 3, 2009 • 1 hour, 3 minutes

The international uproar about the Russian troop incursion into the Republic of Georgia begs the question of how the U.S. and its allies might influence Russia. Is there any real leverage available to governments who would “punish” Russia for its invasion?



Demystifying the Global Financial Crisis

Demystifying the Global Financial Crisis


October 27, 2008 • 1 hour, 38 minutes

A diverse set of panelists with experience in U.S. and international financial institutions, the public sector, the private sector, and academia discuss the origins and implications of the current financial crisis for the global economy.



Corporate Responsibility in a Global Economy

Corporate Responsibility in a Global Economy


September 29, 2008 • 1 hour, 37 minutes

Two experts, Lynn Marmer and David Logan, share their hard-won insights into how to compete globally while managing with integrity by improving corporate management systems.



Ambassadors' Roundtable: Institutional Reform & Development

Ambassadors’ Roundtable: Institutional Reform & Development


June 3, 2008 • 1 hour, 43 minutes

A panel of ambassadors discuss institutional reform in developing countries.



Promoting Environmental Protection in Developing Countries: The Role of Institutions

Promoting Environmental Protection in Developing Countries: The Role of Institutions


March 27, 2008 • 1 hour, 40 minutes

Dr. Jorge Rivera of The George Washington University and various distinguished panelists discuss the correlation of environmental protections and institutions.



A Symposium on New Directions for Research on Microfinance V

A Symposium on New Directions for Research on Microfinance V


April 20, 2007 • 60 minutes

Part V of V: Emran, M. Shahe. Guest speakers discuss the changing landscape of Microfinance research.



A Symposium on New Directions for Research on Microfinance IV

A Symposium on New Directions for Research on Microfinance IV


April 20, 2007 • 60 minutes

Part IV of V: Dean Karlan. Guest speakers discuss the changing landscape of Microfinance research.



A Symposium on New Directions for Research on Microfinance III

A Symposium on New Directions for Research on Microfinance III


April 20, 2007 • 1 hour, 11 minutes

Part III of V: Joseph Kaboski. Guest speakers discuss the changing landscape of Microfinance research.



A Symposium on New Directions for Research on Microfinance II

A Symposium on New Directions for Research on Microfinance II


April 20, 2007 • 56 minutes

Part II of V: Jonathan Conning. Guest speakers discuss the changing landscape of Microfinance research.



A Symposium on New Directions for Research on Microfinance I

A Symposium on New Directions for Research on Microfinance I


April 20, 2007 • 1 hour, 17 minutes

Part I of V: Intro and Elisabeth Sadoulet. Guest speakers discuss the changing landscape of Microfinance research.




Interviews & Lectures



Crazy U

Crazy U


March 25, 2014 • 40 minutes

International entrepreneur Joanna Kortik, owner of Joanna International, spoke about the importance of working beyond the average or what is often referred to as “normal.” She challenged the student audience to be “crazy”, thinking outside the box, in their approach to living as a citizen of the world in order to be successful. She emphasized the value of learning from mistakes, handling road blocks, setbacks, and detours.



Social Tensions & Institutional Change: Challenges for Business? The Case of the Untouchable Water-Carrier in India

Social Tensions & Institutional Change: Challenges for Business? “The Case of the Untouchable Water-Carrier in India”


May 31, 2012 • 12 minutes

Interview with Monika Varma, former Director of the Robert F Kennedy Center for Human Rights, about the caste system’s influence on business practices in India. The interview also debriefs the teaching case “The Case of the Untouchable Water-Carrier.”



FDIB Emerging Markets 2009: Jamaican Diaspora Movement

FDIB Emerging Markets 2009: Jamaican Diaspora Movement


June 19, 2009 • 39 minutes

Honorable Genevie Brown Metzger, Consul General of Jamaica talked about the business initiatives among the Jamaican diaspora members.



FDIB Emerging Markets 2009: IFC's Doing Business Project

FDIB Emerging Markets 2009: IFC’s Doing Business Project


June 18, 2009 • 48 minutes

Ms. Svetlana Bagaudinova, Sr. Private Sector Development Specialist at the IFC discussed the “Doing Business” Project – a series of annual IFC reports investigating the regulations that enhance business activity and those that constrain it.



FDIB Negotiations 2009: Difficult International Negotiations in Practice

FDIB Negotiations 2009: Difficult International Negotiations in Practice


June 6, 2009 • 1 hour, 15 minutes

Ambassador John McDonald, Chairman and co-founder of the Institute for Multi-Track Diplomacy, shared his experience with conducting international negotiations during his 40-year career as a diplomat.



Public-Private Partnerships: Addressing Global Challenges and Opportunities

Public-Private Partnerships: Addressing Global Challenges and Opportunities


June 5, 2009 • 41 minutes

Presentation by Aaron Williams, Vice President for Business Development, RTI International.



FDIB Negotiations 2009: Multiparty Negotiations in Development

FDIB Negotiations 2009: Multiparty Negotiations in Development


June 4, 2009 • 58 minutes

Ms. Catherine O’Farrell from the IFC Advisory Services discussed the establishment of public-private partnerships in healthcare in Romania as an example of successful multiparty international negotiations.



Lecture with Bill Drayton, CEO of Ashoka

Lecture with Bill Drayton, CEO of Ashoka


June 5, 2008 • 1 hour, 6 minutes

Bill Drayton, the CEO of Ashoka, lectures about the importance of teaching social entrepreneurship in today’s business schools.



Interview with Michael Hopkins, CEO and Chairman of MHC International

Interview with Michael Hopkins, CEO and Chairman of MHC International


November 12, 2007 • 51 minutes

Business leader and professor, Michael Hopkins, discuss the work of MHC International of London and Geneva, a research and service company specializing in social development issues for public and private sectors.



Interview with Bal K. Joshi, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Thamel Dot Com

Interview with Bal K. Joshi, Co-Founder and Managing Director of Thamel Dot Com


June 16, 2006 • 42 minutes

Bal Joshi describes the unique development and marketing of Thamel.com, a website that serves as a portal for Nepalese diasporas to send gifts to their friends and family in Nepal.



Kinship and Diasporas in International Affairs by Dr. Yossi Shain

Kinship and Diasporas in International Affairs by Dr. Yossi Shain


November 12, 2007 • 1 hour, 3 minutes

Dr. Yossi Shain, Professor of Political Science at Georgetown University and Head of the Hartog School of Government, Tel Aviv University, lectures on globalization and diaspora community politics, focusing primarily on the diaspora and kinship.



Perfecting Political Diaspora by Dr. Peter Spiro

Perfecting Political Diaspora by Dr. Peter Spiro


November 6, 2007 • 1 hour, 1 minute

Dr. Peter Spiro, a law professor at Temple University, discusses diasporas and their relationship with their mother state. Should they be able to vote? What happens once the concepts of nationhood and full citizenship are no longer bounded by geography?



Thinking Big & Scaling Up: BRAC's Model for Poverty Alleviation

Thinking Big & Scaling Up: BRAC’s Model for Poverty Alleviation


September 14, 2007 • 52 minutes

Fazle Hasan Abed, founder and Chairman, explain how BRAC programs are making an impact from Bangladesh to Afghanistan and beyond.



Blood Diamonds: The Real Story About Conflict Resources

Blood Diamonds: The Real Story About Conflict Resources


April 17, 2007 • 1 hour, 9 minutes

Rory Anderson, the Senior Policy Advisor for Africa at WorldVision, discusses how conflict resources plague countries in Africa today. She also highlights the role that NGOs play in ending this tragic industry by bringing awareness to the issue.



Political Risk Indicators and Analysis: A Classroom Presentation by Dr. Reid Click

Political Risk Indicators and Analysis: A Classroom Presentation by Dr. Reid Click


March 1, 2007 • 1 hour, 14 minutes

Dr. Reid Click lectures on political and financial risk for the GW School of Business class on “Managing in Developing Countries.”



Building for the Future: The Long-Term International Economic Agenda

Building for the Future: The Long-Term International Economic Agenda


February 20, 2007 • 50 minutes

Assistant Secretary of State for Economic, Energy and Business Affairs, Daniel S. Sullivan discusses the present and future of economic foreign policy.