(November 8, 2013)
Chris Bashinelli, executive producer and host of "Bridge the Gap," will speak at 8 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 13 in UNC Asheville's Highsmith University Union, Alumni Hall.
In "Bridge the Gap," a program airing on PBS, Bashinelli travels the globe to experience life in unfamiliar cultures. Recent episodes include journeys to Haiti, Uganda and the Pine Ridge Reservation in South Dakota. A 26-year-old, Bashinelli also is a National Geographic Young Explorer grantee and TEDx speaker, and has delivered keynotes at global conferences for the United Nations.
Bashinelli's lecture is part of International Education Week. For a complete list of events, visit UNC Asheville’s Study Abroad/Study Away website.