I’m on a BIG mission to help military & expatriate families around the world have easy access to experts and resources to help transition from feelings of loss and overwhelm to flourishing in the life they deserve!”
Dr. Paulette Bethel, CMC
This audio seminar features:
Ruth Van Reken Bestselling Author International Speaker Third Culture Kid Expert
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Ruth Van Reken is a best-selling coauthor of the groundbreaking book, Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among Worlds and author of Letters Never Sent.
Van Reken is a second generation adult Third Culture Kid (TCK) and mother of 3 ATCKs and best-selling coauthor of the groundbreaking book, Third Culture Kids: Growing Up Among Worlds (revised 2009 ). For nearly thirty years, she has traveled extensively speaking and consulting about issues related to global family living. Ruth coined the term, Cross-Cultural Kids (CCKs) and is co-founder of the annual Families in Global Transition conference, which has been the global leader in cross cultural education and training to support the entire expat family for over 10 years. Her many writings also include Letters Never Sent , book contributions and journal articles.
Ruth has been featured in several short films and documentaries on the TCK life and her work has appeared in The Telegraph, the Daily Beast and Among Worlds Magazine and she has been quoted extensively in online and print media around the world.
During Ruth’s call, we learned about:
The definition, history & evolution of the Third Culture Lid (TCK) concept
TCK traits, cultural identity, gifts & challenges
Cross-Cultural Kids: the emergence of new language & inclusion of added circles to the conversation