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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Last Month: International Education Summit, WACA National Conference & More

Our New Brand and New Partnership This month we launched our new brand and website! We are now the World Affairs Council of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky. Thank you for the significant investment and time of the Dean Houston team. They challenged us to tell our story and truly captured our mission through improving our […]

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Last month: Staff, Soccer, World Leaders & more

GCWAC Promotion: Director of International Programs GCWAC proudly announces the promotion of James McManus to Director of International Programs.   “James has been an integral member of GCWAC’s exchange team, going above and beyond to ensure the success of projects across all thematic areas” says Michelle Harpenau, Executive Director. “As our work continues to expand, James will […]

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Last month: Speakers, Global Leaders, blogs & more!

Events Last month we hosted Ambassador Jack Matlock in Cincinnati to speak on NATO & Resurgent Russia. Matlock spoke on his firsthand experiences working as the U.S. Ambassador to the Soviet Union and the myths of The Cold War.     For more insight on the event, check out our summary about it here! Matlock […]

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Cincinnati to Thailand Connection

In December 2015, the US Department of State sponsored a visiting delegation from The People’s Republic of China on the premier exchange program called the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).  There were 3 international leaders who met with various professional organizations while in the Greater Cincinnati region to discuss Disability Issues. In addition, Jeffrey Walkup, […]

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Ambassadors, World Visitors, blogs, and more!

Connecting International Communities through Entrepreneurship: “New” Professional Fellowship at Flywheel Thank you to everyone who came out this month to learn more about Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council, Flywheel Social Enterprise Hub and their fellow ‘New’ with Oxfam in Thailand! Flywheel hosted New as a professional fellow for the month of May through the Young Southeast Asian Leaders […]

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Embassy visitors, events, more!

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER North Korea Rattling the Pacific Rim With Evans J.R. Revere April 27, GCWAC hosted Evans J.R. Revere, a Senior Advisor at ASG, to speak on the past, present, and future of North Korea. Revere mentioned that the United States has “played both good cop and bad cop with North Korea and neither has […]

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Education, International Visitors, and Upcoming Events

MONTHLY NEWSLETTER Global Partners: Thank you for hosting visitors through the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program! Cincinnati welcomed the following delegations through the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP): Seven visitors from Argentina, Bolivia, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Honduras, Mexico, and Venezuela visited the region on the topic of […]

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Gala Success, National Conference, Education, & International Visitors

Newsletter Content & Topics 2017 – One World Gala to benefit Greater Cincinnati students We couldn’t do what we do without the support of everyone who sponsored, supported, and attended our Gala. A world of thanks to all of our 2017 sponsors: TITLE SPONSOR: Carol Ann & Ralph V. Haile, Jr./U.S. Bank Foundation AMBASSADOR SPONSOR: […]

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