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Globalization Guru Anja Manuel to Close Out 2018 Global Workforce Symposium

International markets expert and critically acclaimed author Anja Manuel will share global mobility insights as the closing speaker for the 2018 Global Workforce Symposium.

As participants in the 2018 Global Workforce Symposium explore opportunities for global growth and what it means for the future of work and mobility, Worldwide ERC® is proud to announce that renowned emerging markets and international leadership expert Anja Manuel will serve as closing speaker.

A former U.S. State Department official, experienced expat and author of This Brave New World: India, China, and the United States, Anja will draw from her unique,high-level insights on today’s key business trends, emerging markets, and the geopolitical forces that shape them. She is a founding partner and principal of RiceHadleyGates, LLC, working with Condoleezza Rice, Stephen Hadley, and Robert Gates to advise senior executives from Fortune 500 companies as they evaluate global expansion.

She frequently comments on foreign policy, technology trends, and the future of work for TV, radio, and publications around the world, and is a lecturer at Stanford University.

“As organizations evaluate new markets, mobility professionals are tasked with designing and executing competitive policies for hiring locals, recruiting global talent, and sourcing contract- or project-based teams. A company’s mobility program is an integral part of its workforce strategy, from acquisition to leadership development. I look forward to hearing Anja Manuel share her considerable knowledge and perspectives on market opportunities, risks, and the current state of world affairs.”
–Ed Hannibal, GMS, Tax Principal, Deloitte Tax, LLP and 2018 Worldwide ERC® Vice Chair - Finance

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Don’t miss this great opportunity to discuss international trends in the global mobility industry with a recognized expert. Anja’s closing speech is set to take place 19 October 2018 from 10:30 a.m. to 11:45 a.m. at the Washington State Convention Center in Seattle, Washington.

If you haven’t already, secure your place at the 2018 Global Workforce Symposium before space runs out. Register today for the largest global mobility meeting in the world!

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