Mathern to attend Salzburg Global Forum

ABERDEEN, S.D. – Dr. Amber Mathern, NSU assistant professor of marketing/management, will attend the Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Innovators V in Salzburg, Austria.

The seminar will be held Oct. 16-21.

"The seminar brings together a unique and talented group of cultural innovators from around the world, and I am very honored for the invitation to join their table,” mentioned Mathern. “I look forward (for the opportunity) to fostering a more creative and global viewpoint on social improvement and sustainable economic development while also expanding my network."

All expenses for Mathern’s trip are covered by the Salzburg Global Seminar and the Bush Foundation.

YCI Forum brings together approximately 50 dynamic young cultural innovators from around the world each year in Salzburg and continues to support them through the YCI Forum network after they return home, according to their website. The young creative leaders (fellows) who join the YCI Forum and network come from all corners of the world and represent a broad spectrum of cultural expression and artistic endeavor – including visual arts, performing arts, literature, cultural heritage, fashion, food, architecture and design. 

Salzburg Global is supporting a network of "YCI Hubs" in 20 cities and regions around the world – with a view toward strengthening the cultural sector worldwide and expanding the possibilities for civic innovation and social change through the power and creativity of the arts.

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