Intercultural Leadership Series: IHP & Peace Day Philly Present
Measuring Peace: Economic and Intercultural Perspectives on Creating a More Peaceful World
Presentation by Michelle Breslauer of the Institute for Economics and Peace
Has the world become more or less peaceful? What are the main threats to and opportunities for peace today? How do these trends and perspectives on peace vary across regions of the world?
Panel Discussion with IHP Residents
Including Saif Al Saudi, 2015 Davis Projects for Peace recipient
Performance by World Fusion artist Farah Siraj
Interactive Q & A
Sample global cuisine generously donated by Chattime, Hummus Grill, International Foods and Spices, Sang Kee Noodle House, and more.
The Intercultural Leadership Series at International House
Philadelphia is an ongoing project involving lectures, symposiums and live
performances. The events aim at fostering discussion and offering insight on
the competencies, behaviors and specific skills needed to be an effective
leader in an intercultural environment.
Held in the South America Room, 2nd Floor
Event ends at 8:30pm
Michelle Breslauer manages the programs of the Institute for Economics and Peace in the Americas, working with diverse stakeholders to build IEP’s profile and partnerships. In this role, she produces events, report releases, and partnerships for the range of IEP research, including the Global Peace Index and Global Terrorism Index. Michelle also leads the development, program planning, and partnerships of the Mexico Peace Index. She works closely with UN agencies, contributing to consultations and global discussions on the Post 2015 Development Agenda. Michelle speaks frequently on peace, violence, and development at public events and has presented at leading universities, think tanks, and multi-lateral organizations, including American University, the Wilson Center, the World Bank and the United Nations.
Michelle has significant experience managing complex communication strategies on an international scale, including a 5-year tenure at the 9/11 Memorial and Museum at the World Trade Center, where she was responsible for developing and executing public affairs programs from the $700 million capital project. Prior to that, Michelle worked with New York City’s 2012 Olympic Bid, coordinating international relations as well as a local campaign to engage nationality group leaders in NYC.
Michelle holds a master’s degree in Urban Studies from The London School of Economics, where she researched the impact of social capital, and a bachelor’s degree in International Affairs from the American University of Paris.