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HORIZONS

November 26, 2013

In this episode of Horizons, we’re going international! First we take a look at women who hold political office and follow Women and Girls Foundation CEO from Pittsburgh to Brazil. Then we bring you the melodies of the group Silk Road as they mix jazz with Asian melodies.


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In this episode of Horizons, we’re going international! First we take a look at women who hold political office and follow Women and Girls Foundation CEO from Pittsburgh to Brazil. Then we bring you the melodies of the group Silk Road as they mix jazz with Asian melodies.


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University of Pittsburgh Center for International Studies

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