Barack Obama has it. George W. Bush didn't. It's called global competence and according to experts in higher education, it's something everybody needs, the ability to understand complex issues in a globalized world. We talk to educators and students about what global competence really means.
- Fernando Reimers, Ford Foundation Professor of International Education and Director of Global Education and of International Education Policy at Harvard University
- Larry Braskamp, Professor Emeritus at the Department of Leadership, Foundation and Counseling Psychology, Loyola University Chicago, and Senior Scientist at The Gallup Organization where he conducts the Global Perspectives Inventory
- Catherine Skroch, UW-Madison student who is conducting research in Morocco under a Fulbright scholarship