Ambassador Professor Donella Pitzl
At the Youth Empowerment Conference – HEY, on San Andres Island Colombia in July of 2015, Ambassador Professor Donella Pitzl addressed the youth with the challenge of becoming life long learners. She spoke of taking advantage of every opportunity along the path of life to gain education. Professor Pitzl said, “Education opens doors for you to change the world. You have something that our world needs. Be a life long learner and give back to the world.”
Professor Donella Pitzl is a Golden Rule World Peace Ambassador and represents the Golden Rule, "Treat others the way you want to be treated," around the world. She is also Chancellor of International Operations for United Graduate College and Seminary International working online education globally. She commented, “Online education can be very challenging in nations with poor Internet services but I have some of the greatest students, dedicated to completing their studies regardless of the challenges. These students are changing their world through their education experience and through their determination. That was my challenge to the youth of San Andres – keep learning – it will open doors for advancement in life. See the greatness in each other and take advantage of every opportunity that comes your way.”
The Golden Rule International Award is now established in 120 nations of the world. This organization seeks out top achievers that live the Golden Rule in their everyday life. This is a new global ethic that the leadership of the Golden Rule International Award, Patron, former President of Ethiopia, Girma Wolde and Ambassador Mussie Hailu have embraced and are promoting globally. Ambassador Clyde Rivers is the Representative for the Golden Rule International and the Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative, North American Division to the United Nations – New York. Interfaith Peace-Building Initiative is affiliated with the Department of Public Record (DPI) – United Nations as well as affiliated with the United Religious Initiative (URI), an Interfaith Peace organization.
United Graduate College and Seminary International is in over 50 nations, has over 100,000 graduates and was founded in 1982 by Dr. Martin Wisor. It is a private Christian College and Seminary. UGCSI offers ministry training and ministry degrees through e-learning programs globally. The organization provides tools for Christian around the world seeking higher education.