HOW TO DIVERSIFY YOUR REVENUE BY BUILDING RELATIONSHIPS WITH SCHOOLS

Does your organization work with local schools on global initiatives? If not, have you thought about starting such partnerships? For the World Affairs Council – Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky (WACCNK), increasing the global competency of American students is a key part of our mission. To do this, we needed to build a strong network of partnerships with schools, teachers, companies, and the […]

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Meet our Director of International Programs | James McManus

As the Director of International Programs with the World Affairs Council, James McManus oversees the administration for international leaders sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s premier exchange program, the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP). He welcomes each delegation with open arms, as he expands their knowledge of the United States through organizing professional meetings […]

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Global Involvement and Cultural Competence | Q&A with Mike Hawkins

Michael Hawkins is a partner of the Labor & Employment and Appellate Practice Groups at Dinsmore & Shohl LLP, here he is a mediator and arbitrator. He has a strong passion for international humanitarian law as his interests expand through his involvement in the Red Cross, Refugees International, Sister Cities, and the World Affairs Council. […]

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Last Month: International Delegations, Travel the World & Flash Briefings

Meet our NEW Board of Directors and Advisory Group Members Our Board of Directors and Advisory Group Members are the voice of our mission. They steer us towards a sustainable future by making sure our nonprofit has adequate resources to advance our impact to promote global competence in our local community. We are excited to […]

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Global Involvement and Cultural Competence

Becoming a Board Member of the World Affairs Council – Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky is part of a continuing journey as a member of our global community.   This journey began for me as a young person with an interest in other cultures and geography. It continued with a visit to South Africa after Apartheid […]

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Last Month: International Women’s Day, Chinese Chamber of Commerce & More

International Women’s Day As Executive Director, Michelle Harpenau is committed to making this region the most prominent location for international understanding and cultural awareness for students, families, and professionals to succeed. For International Women’s Day we are celebrating her and all her accomplishments through our nonprofit organization. Read the Q&A with Michelle Harpenau. STIR! Multicultural […]

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Introducing our NEW Board and Advisory Members

Our Board of Directors and Advisory Group Members are the voice of our mission. They steer us towards a sustainable future by making sure our nonprofit has adequate resources to advance in our impact to promote global competence in our local community. We are excited to announce four additional Board of Directors and two Advisory […]

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Last Month: 5th Annual One World Gala, International Visitors & More

Welcome our New Board Director Board Members are the voice of our mission, they steer us towards a sustainable future by making sure our nonprofit has adequate resources to advance in our impact to promote global competence in the community. For the incoming year we are pleased to announce an additional Board Director to the […]

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Board Member of the Month: Dr. Richard Lauf

At the age of 14, a young boy read the Chicago Tribune and was inspired to attend a speaker series with the French Ambassador. “I bussed down to the Chicago Historical Society, men were dressed professionally in suit and tie, women elegantly dressed, and a tres elegant French ambassador gave the talk. Here I am […]

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Staying Informed – Discerning Real from Fake News

Fake news!  Alternative facts!  In a single week recently, three major news outlets had to retract or substantially modify reporting they put out to their audience.  We have seen a big-name journalist suspended from his network because of inaccurate reporting.  Unfortunately, the old adage that “politics stops at the water’s edge” no longer guides our […]

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