Delaware Gov. Markell goes global
February 1, 2013By Mark Eichmann
Next Wednesday, Markell leaves for
(At first glance, a tech summit in
He says the summit will be an opportunity to meet with
Markell will also meet with manufacturing and health science companies in Dehli,
While there was plenty of discussion of Markell’s rising national profile during his reelection campaign, all this international travel in the first weeks of Markell’s second term could help raise his international profile as well.
The central theme of his State of the State Address last month was making the state ready for “the world we now live in,” a phrase he repeated a dozen times during the speech. “There are 3 billion people in the world today looking for jobs, but only 1.2 billion jobs available. This too is the world we now live in,” Markell said in his speech to a joint session of the General Assembly.
Despite the back-to-back nature of the Davos and Mumbai trips at the start of Markell’s second term, the international travel isn’t a new term trend. Over the course of his first four years in office, Markell visited with business leaders in
Markell talked about his overseas travels during a wide ranging interview on WHYY's First which airs this Friday at 5:30 p.m.