Words of the Week – brown bag

brown bag

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A brown bag is a meeting or presentation that takes place during the lunch hour. Lunch is not provided by the organizers, but you are encouraged to bring your own meal. Brown bag gets its name from the brown paper bags that elementary school students often use to carry their lunch in the US.

Author: Grayson Leverenz

Grayson Leverenz founded MBA in the USA® to help international students build networks, find jobs, and have fun in the USA. Hundreds of global professionals have benefited from Grayson’s intercultural workshops, and she has worked with people from Brazil, China, India, South Africa, South Korea, the UK, and the USA to build effective virtual teams and craft brilliant careers.

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