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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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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Cincinnati hosts Ukrainian delegation

As an intern for the Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council (GCWAC), I am able to further my knowledge much through the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). IVLP is the U.S. Department of State’s premier global professional exchange program that seeks to promote mutual understanding between the United States and other nations. To learn more about […]

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Ending Gender Based Violence, US Department of State IVLP Visit to Cincinnati – Joint Conference

Cincinnati, OH – The US State Department’s INTERNATIONAL VISITOR LEADERSHIP program in partnership with the Cincinnati Council on World Affairs toured Valley Interfaith Community Resource Center today and engaged in a discussion on GENDER BASED VICTIMIZATION and POVERTY CYCLE with delegates from Central and South American countries. The discussion; led by Valley Interfaith, included community […]

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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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Global + Social Entrepreneurship in the U.S.

International Visitor Leadership Program – Belarus meets Cincinnati The Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council (GCWAC) hosted an international delegation from Belarus traveling on the U.S. Department of State’s premier exchange program, the International Visitor Leadership Program. These international visitors are leading social entrepreneurs desiring to gain a deeper understanding on how non-profit organizations can use business […]

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Sunni Shiite: An Instructive Conversation

Last month, the council was pleased to welcome the Consul General of Pakistan, Mr. Faisal Niaz Trimizi, into Cincinnati. The council partnered with the Islamic Center of Greater Cincinnati, the Foreign Policy Leadership Council, Xavier University, and The Edward B. Brueggeman Center for Dialogue to create a discussion in the community regarding Muslim conflicts and […]

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Education in the Digital Age: February 8, 2016 Visit Summary

As an intern at the Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council, one of the things that I was most looking forward to was interacting with international visitors and watching the ways in which they interact with and learn from American businessmen and women, academics, and other professionals. On Monday, February 8, 2016 I had the opportunity […]

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