Opening Doors Globally

Join us for a special two-hour event featuring presenter Monique Surges as she discusses her highs and lows in her journey to language acquisition. Monique is the CEO of the German-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce- a job role that was just the beginning of some great experiences she would like to share with you.

11am – 12pm: Presentation by Monique Surges

12pm-1pm: A panel discussion with:

Monique Surges (Chief Executive of the German-New Zealand Chamber of Commerce, Auckland)
Associate Prof. Jörg Finsterwalder (UC Business School)
Dr. Stefanie Gutschmidt (College of Engineering)
Associate Prof. Chris Jones (College of Arts)

and Prof Natalia Chaban (Department of Global, Cultural and Language Studies/National Centre for Research on Europe) as moderator

The free event is being held on Thursday 26 Sept,  from 11am-1pm, in Undercroft 101 of the Puaka-James Hight building.

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