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GEM - Global Education Mission
Ethan James, Chairman and Executive Director of Global Education Mission, Inc. (GEM), is an alumnus of New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) - Class of 1996.He received his Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, and is currently pursuing his Master of Business Administration degree at American Inter-Continental University.Since the completion of his undergraduate degree, Ethan has worked primarily in finance and business strategy.By the time he incorporated GEM in February of 2002, Ethan was working as Senior Director of Strategy and Planning at Time Warner's Court TV in Manhattan, NY.His convictions and belief in the purpose and mission of GEM led Ethan to resign his post at Court TV in May of 2002 to pursue GEM's development full time.Ethan chose to launch GEM's activities in the island of Antigua, W.I., where he was born.It's off to an excellent start.
...Ethan JamesChairman & CEOGlobal Education Mission, Inc
Press Releases -- NJIT America's "Most Wired" Public University
Ethan James, an NJIT graduate student and native of Antigua, organized the book drive through his international non-profit firm, Global Education Mission.James, former senior director of strategy and planning at Court TV, formed this firm to enhance the educational standards in developing countries.
It was the second book drive organized by James
.Last June, the university sent 18 boxes, filled with 1,000 books, to help Antigua and Barbuda.NJIT
also plans to donate used personal computers to modernize the island's schools, only 10% of whose primary schools have computers.The island's library system, moreover, was damaged by a hurricane.
"The only way developing nations can achieve and maintain meaningful sovereignty and stable economies," James
said, as he
loaded boxes of books onto a rental truck at NJIT
, "is through the education of their people.And by extending the life of commodities we already have, we reduce the demand for newer ones.This speaks volumes to the sustainable use of our natural resources and speaks out against prodigality."His
efforts to help have not gone unnoticed.
The donations Ethan
organizes are an immense help." NJIT
is a public, scientific and technological research university enrolling more than 8,800 students.The university offers bachelor's, master's and doctoral degrees to students in 80 degree programs throughout its six colleges: Newark College of Engineering
, New Jersey School of Architecture, College of Science and Liberal Arts, School of Management
, Albert Dorman Honors College
and College of Computing Sciences
.The division of continuing professional education offers adults eLearning, off campus degrees and short courses.Expertise and research initiatives include architecture and building science, applied mathematics, biomedical engineering, environmental engineering and science, information technology, manufacturing, materials, microelectronics, multimedia, telecommunications, transportation and solar astrophysics.Yahoo! Internet Life magazine
as a "perennially most wired" university.
Ethan James - Business Development - Ethan brings more than 10 years of finance, strategic planning and new venture development experience to MAC.His diverse career spans the broadband and cable industries to international technology strategy.He spent five years at Court TV as senior director of affiliate relations and strategic planning.Ethan was also part of the executive team that reversed Court TV's distribution losses and launched the network's aggressive growth to surpass 72 million subscribers from 31 million over three years.Though Ethan, himself, is not a martial arts practitioner, he's an avid fan of kickboxing and a staunch student of the philosophy of balance.He completed his B.S. degree in chemical engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology.
Ethan James — Business Development — Ethan brings more than 10 years of finance, strategic planning and new venture development experience to MAC.
His diverse career spans the broadband and cable industries to international technology strategy.
He spent five years at Court TV as senior director of affiliate relations and strategic planning.
Ethan was also part of the executive team that reversed Court TV's distribution losses and launched the network's aggressive growth to surpass 72 million subscribers from 31 million over three years.
Though Ethan, himself, is not a martial arts practitioner, he's an avid fan of kickboxing and a staunch student of the philosophy of balance.
He completed his B.S. degree in chemical engineering from New Jersey Institute of Technology.