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Anneliese Guess Twitter: DCAnneliese

Anneliese Guess is a Project Manager at the Bertelsmann Foundation’s Washington, DC office. She joined the Bertelsmann Foundation shortly after completing a Master’s Degree in German and European Studies at Georgetown University’s Edmund A. Walsh School of Foreign Service. Anneliese's research interests include immigration, integration, demographic change, and identity.
  • Lost in Economic Globalization?

    Lost in Economic Globalization?

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    We explore the dual nature of economic globalization in this Global Issue: Which new opportunities does the complex and interdependent global system afford people and how might some people get “lost” in the system?

  • Poor Women in Cities: Challenges and Innovations

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    The urban environment presents unique challenges as well as opportunities for its residents. Cities often have diverse populations with varying income levels and backgrounds, yet these individuals must coexist in a finite space, often with differential access to everything from cultural goods to public transportation and basic sustenance. We want […]

  • East Africa Future Day Video + Reader

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    The East Africa Future Day took place on November 11, 2012 in Nairobi Kenya. The following video is a collection of interviews about what citizens of the East African Community think of regional integration. It was produced by Searchlight partner Society for International Development with support from the Rockefeller Foundation. […]

  • October – December 2012 Update

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    Dear Readers, Below you will find our August –October 2012 Update. This quarterly Megatrends Project Update focuses on the November Future Day in Nairobi Kenya and on 2012 highlights. [issuu width=420 height=272 embedBackground=%23000000 backgroundColor=%23222222 documentId=121212202518-25e61a22df874eed9d53e71aba0545f3 name=futurechallengesupdate_q412 username=bertelsmannfoundation tag=blog unit=px v=2] If you would like to be added to the e-mail […]