What the US and China Share: Core Virtues

What the US and China Share: Core Virtues

I love Chinese culture. And I love US culture. I love and value both equally. I wouldn’t trade what I have learned from both cultures for the world. In the midst of this cold war narrative between two of the most powerful nations on Earth, I feel I need to share my story of cross-cultural identity and what I’ve learned over time.

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Cross-Cultural Education: The Bridges in Our Stories

Cross-Cultural Education: The Bridges in Our Stories

“Culture makes people understand each other better. And if they understand each other better in their soul, it is easier to overcome the economic and political barriers. But first they have to understand that their neighbor is, in the end, just like them, with the same problems, the same questions.” – Paulo Coelho

The term “cross-cultural education” is quite the umbrella. Applicable, flexible, and vague at most. What does cross-cultural education even mean, for that matter? Or a better question -- why is it so important in this day and age? 

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