Episode 12: Chris Plutte - Global Nomads Group

Imagine a world where students bridge borders and cross cultures all with the click of a button? 

Meet Chris Plutte from Global Nomads Group  He shares his background in international peacekeeping efforts and how that led to co-founding this unique non-profit that connects students of differing backgrounds. 

Chris is the leading expert on global student discussions and the current GNG focus is on building classroom connections between students in the U.S. to students in the Middle East.

A bit about Chris: He is a sought after speaker on media, youth and conflict and has been on Today Show, CNN, NPR, Education Week. So as to say, I was a bit nervous having him on the show and honored that he joins us today. Chris opened and directed all of Search for Common Ground’s  programs in Rwanda.  And during his time in Rwanda he introduced innovative programs for peace building using technology in the classroom. 

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On the call, Chris shares the following information which you can travel to below by clicking on the hyperlink:

Reach out to Chris and his team on Twitter: @global_nomads and @chrisplutte 

Email his team at info@gng.org

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