International Education Week

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Take a tour of World Famous Museums for International Education Week

International Museum Tours—Virtual

Tuesday November 16th

World Games: Impact on Birmingham

10am—Via Zoom

Come learn more about the World Games, what Birmingham had to do to get this world class event and more about what to expect in 2022.


Kathy Boswell

Presenters: Kathy Boswell and Katey Harris

Kathy Boswell serves as the Vice President of Community Engagement for The World

Games 2022, bringing more than 20 years of experience in community relations. Boswell oversees a number of key pro- grams, including the Live Healthy, Play Global education pro- gram, the World of Opportunity supplier diversity program and The World Games 2022 sustainability program. Kathy was born and raised in Birmingham and resides there with her hus- band and two children.

Katey Harris joins The World Games


Katey Harris

2022 as Community Experience Manager. She previously served as the Sports Services Coordinator for the Gulf South Conference, an NCAA DII conference. She received her Master’s degree in Sports Business Management in 2019, and her Bachelor’s degree in Marketing in 2017 from The University of Alabama. She is originally from Tuscaloosa, AL, and resides in Birmingham, AL.

Zoom Link: pwd=aFFwcmQzNERLZ1RsQzhNazByTld4Zz09


Tuesday, November 16th

Korea and Alabama: A Long Standing Friendship

2pm—Via Zoom

Presenter: Meesoon Han, Executive Director, AKEEP


Presenter: Meesoon

Meesoon Han is Executive Director of the Alabama Korea Education and Economic Partnership (AKEEP). Born in Seoul, South Korea where she did private Engineering research and then transitioned to Computer Science after completing her degree at the University of Illinois Urbana- Champaign. With her experience in educa- tion, Han recognized a unique need for bridging communities in Alabama for educa- tional and economic prosperity leading to the establishment of the Alabama-Korea Education and Economic Partnership. Han is one of the few qualified multicultural diversity educators training local Alabamians and corporate leaders in understanding and overcoming cultural differences and sensitivities.


Thursday, November 18th Clanton Campus

Jefferson State Clanton Campus Annual Tailgate Celebration


Join Jeff State Clanton and International Week Committee as we celebrate Games Around the World Tailgate Style!

Games will be set up outside front entrance of the Clanton campus – weather permitting – beginning at noon. World Games Interactive posters will also be accessible to learn about games around the world! *outside = social distance friendly.


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