Author Archives: Laurie Ferris
We are proud to share news about I-House alumna Dr. Marian Diamond (IH 1949-52). In conjunction with the PBS broadcast of My Love Affair with the Brain: The Life and Science of Dr. Marian Diamond, the City of Berkeley will … Continue reading
March 2017 Save the date for these upcoming events Get Global Ready: Thriving in an Intercultural Workplace Tuesday, March 7, 1:30 PM – 4:30 PM This workshop is designed to equip professionals in a multicultural workplace with practical tools for … Continue reading
We are happy to share a story from UC Berkeley’s latest wellness newsletter that features two I-House employees, Laurie Ferris and Veronica Alvarez, who are Wellness Ambassadors for I-House. This program helps staff stay healthy so that they can better … Continue reading
Dear Members of the International House Community – This has been a challenging week of dialogue and debate about the subject of immigration. The vitriolic words and actions of many on this matter confront I-House’s role as a place of … Continue reading
As companies and organizations are becoming more and more global, understanding different cultural styles is paramount, as is making constructive efforts to bridge significant gaps in these various styles. This 3-hour skill-building workshop will enhance your leadership skills, performance and … Continue reading
December 2016 Dear I-House Friends, As 2016 draws to a close, I would like to take a moment to share with you just a few milestones that made this a wonderful year at International House.