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Third Culture Kids & Parachute Kids: Building Their Resilience
December 4, 2020 @ 10:00 pm - 11:30 pm UTC+8
Ever heard of ‘parachute kids’? Roughly defined, they are children who get dropped off in a foreign country—or parachuted in, so to speak—to further their education. The kids are usually middle school or high school aged but sometimes younger. Meanwhile, their parents fly back and stay in their home country.
So what does this have to do with Third Culture Kids? To find out, join us at the special event hosted by the Families in Global Transition.
Dr Danau Tanu is author of Growing Up in Transit and Co-Chair of FIGT Research Network
Sundae Bean, a solution-oriented coach and intercultural strategist
Dr Tim Stuart is a veteran international educator of 25 years and author of Children at Promise
Dr Jang Cho is a child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist and Director of the Harvard Medical School-affiliated MGH Consortium at Center for Cross Cultural Student Emotional Wellness Instagram