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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Exchanges and Global Security

In late April the World Affairs Council hosted 11 international delegates from Algeria, Benin, Chad, Côte d’Ivoire, Kenya, Mali, Nigeria, Rwanda, Senegal, and Sudan. During their visit, they discussed the topic, Towards a More Safe and Secure World with a variety of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky organizations and businesses. Thank you to Cincinnati Compass, 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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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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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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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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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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