why global

Marjorie B. Tiven

Founder and President, Global Cities, Inc.


“Our vision – and the reason we believe in the importance of connecting students internationally in digital classrooms – is to inspire kids to learn about the world and appreciate diversity, not fear it.”


Mike Bloomberg

Founder, Bloomberg Philanthropies and Bloomberg LP | 108th Mayor of the City of New York


“We have made Global Scholars one of our educational priorities because it helps students use English in a formal and subtle way. Students have to find strategies to understand the same thing said in different ways—and they learn that what they are doing in their city may be done differently in other cities.”