In this presentation I walk through the question that lead me to creating DenizenMag.com, how difficult it is for Third Culture Kids to understand that “home” is not a place, and why I think it’s important to define “home” for yourself.
… that and other stories from those brave enough to date us.
“I remember saying, ‘God, I would never do a startup, it just sounds like there is so much risk and no stability!'” Krissa said. “But here I am doing one.”
I was lucky enough to be a guest on Al Jazeera English’s “The Stream” a few weeks ago, talking about DenizenMag.com.
Denizen’s writers recall where they were when the Sept. 11 tragedy happened, and how it changed their lives.
So, here are our words of advice, the things we would’ve told our freshman year selves, if we could. It’s not dressed up, it’s not loaded with research. Honest thoughts, in our own words, from real Third Culture Kids.
I’m not pretending to be an expert, but for international students moving to the United States, there are many factors to consider that may be obvious to American students but not as clear to those coming from abroad.
You might look and sound like an American, but we know that you’re a cultural n00b. Here, the Denizen editorial team helps explain some tricky American quirks that college TCKs may stumble upon.
Celeste Schenck, the President of The American University of Paris, tells her students: “When you are so much of the world, you have a responsibility for the world. “
Here at Denizen, we’re thrilled to introduce you to our new project: “You Know You’re A Global Nomad When…”