The relationship between the U.S. and China is the most important relation of the 21st century. Issue will include environment, technology, population, and economics. The fundamentals of communication will be the most important skill that this generation needs to improve over past generations.
Collaboration will be key. Safety and security, quality of education, air quality, health care, are all areas that the U.S. and China could partner together to solve big issues.
The new global economy: all assumptions have changed, this generation will have 5-10 careers in their lives. Young people will have to be adaptable and flexible. The challenge will be not to leave people behind. What will people, older people, and the undereducated, without the skills for the new economy do?
Education: We need the best and the brightest to take up the challenge of being teachers and educators. Technology will also play a vastly more important role in education. Students are individuals and teachers need tone able to facilitate all learning styles.
The ability to travel can change your whole perspective on the world. Travel is the greatest gift that can be give. Through travel and seeing other countries you can become a better American. Expand your world by talking, interacting and working with people who are different from yourself.
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