Marketing in Buenos Aires vs. Pittsburgh

When I tell someone from the United States that I am doing a marketing project for a nonprofit in Buenos Aires, they are usually surprised. Few people in the States understand what Buenos Aires is like, but they often assume that it is very different from the cities they are familiar with. What I have…

Pilares: Turning Wishes into Opportunities in Villa 21-24

It has been a little over a week and a half since Christina and I started our internship at Pilares, and I think we are finally starting to understand and adapt to the organization’s mission and culture. Most of the hours we dedicate to our internship are completed at the small, quiet administrative office in Palermo…

La Semana Pasada

A little over a week has passed in Buenos Aires and I am finally starting to settle in after a pretty turbulent several days in the city. My overall impression: while it may not appear so on the surface, Buenos Aires is an incredibly diverse city; it finds itself at a crossroads of European and Latin…

GBI Buenos Aires: Joe Pileggi

Hello, friends, family, and everyone else! My name is Joe Pileggi and I am a rising Pitt Senior from Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania, pursuing a Marketing Major, a Certificate in Organizational Leadership and Ethics, and a Certificate in International Business. Later this month, I will be traveling to Buenos Aires, Argentina as a participant in the…

Meet the GBI Student Bloggers for Summer 2017!

Welcome to the Global Business Institute Study Abroad Program! GBI Blog Overview The Global Business Institute (GBI) is a comprehensive study abroad program that combines coursework and part-time internship experience at one of Pitt Businesses’ international campuses. Each GBI scholarship recipient participates in a program long blogging initiative to share their experiences with their friends,…