Upcoming Events at The American Center in Saigon (March 9 – March 13)


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[Teen Tech Week] Libraries are for Making: Using Online Tools and Digital Resources
Time: Monday, March 9, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Caroline Nabors, English Language Fellow

This event marks the opening of Teen Tech Week with an insightful discussion on how to make the best use of online tools and digital resources. Come join Ms. Caroline Nabors, who will introduce you to a comprehensive list of tools empowering English learners, as well as tips on how to effectively turn channels such as podcasts and YouTube into powerful tools for knowledge. Bring your friends! The more, the merrier.

[Teen Tech Week] Libraries are for Making: Programing from Scratch
Time: Tuesday, March 10, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Le Dac Minh, American Center Technical Specialist

Scratch, developed at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, is a computer programing language that makes it very easy and fun for everyone to create interactive stories, songs, and games. Come join us to see computer programming is not as complicated as you thought and explore how easy and cool it can be! Bring your own laptop for your convenience. No previous programing knowledge or pre-installed software required. The only thing you need to know is how to ‘drag and drop’. That’s it!

[Teen Tech Week] Study Engineering in the USA and Career Prospects for International Students
Time: Wednesday, March 11, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Nicole H. Harris Sealey, George Mason University

Are you interested in studying engineering in the United States? Do you wonder how to maximize your career prospects after earning an engineering degree? Talk with Nicole Sealey, the INTO Mason Academic Director and former Director of Graduate Admissions for the Volgenau School of Engineering at George Mason University, as she shares insights about major options in the U.S., the potential of minor subjects to enhance your degree, and what you need to know to prepare yourself for an undergraduate or graduate degree abroad.

[Soft Skills Training Series] Session 2: Elevator Pitch
Date: March 11, 5:00 – 6:30 p.m.
Speaker: Andy Allen, Consulate Office

Learn how to make the most out of a first impression! Get tips on how to highlight your portfolios and make yourself outstanding among a pool of job seekers. This is the session for you. Come, learn, and practice!

[Teen Tech Week] Libraries are for Making: Social Media Safety tips
Date: Thursday, March 12, 2:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Speaker: Bennett Lowenthal, Acting PAO

Do you know that information posted on social media platforms such as Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr can be a threat to you and your family? Come join us for a workshop on cyber safety tips to be a smart social media user in the digital age.

[Workshop Series] Starting a Successful Non-Profit Organization in Asia
Date: Thursday, March 12, 5:00 p.m.
Speaker: Tom Stader, Executive Director & Founder of The Library Project

Join Mr. Tom Stader as he reviews a start-up checklist for starting a non-profit organization in Asia and discusses how to make it successful.

[Teen Tech Week] Libraries are for Making: Basic Photography – Tech Fair
Date: Friday, March 13, 1:00 – 5:00 p.m.
Speaker: Nguyen Thanh Tung, Guest Speaker

Click, click, click! If you are a beginner in photography, or simply want to improve the quality of your photos, this is an opportunity for you! We encourage anyone interested in cameras, photography, and photo shooting to participate in the last event of the Teen Tech Week. Learn, practice, and click away!


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