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Intern Intro: Lilia

Lilia Shea is the Program Assistant. She was born and raised in Ellington, Connecticut but is halfway through her degree at the University of St Andrews (Scotland, U.K.). Lilia studies International Relations and Modern History. 1. When and why did you first show interest in global affairs? My grandfather was a diplomat and I always… Continue reading Intern Intro: Lilia

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Intern Intro: Olivia

Olivia Gilmore is a rising senior at Florida State University where she studies international affairs. With her university, she has studied abroad for a total of four semesters, and she speaks two foreign languages. She was born and raised in Simsbury, Connecticut. Olivia is the Media and Communications Intern here at CTWAC. When and why… Continue reading Intern Intro: Olivia

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Intern Intro: Nicole

Nicole Struth is currently completing a dual graduate degree for an MA in International Relations from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and a Masters of Development Studies from The Erasmus University Rotterdam – International Institute of Social Studies. During her undergraduate studies and graduate studies, she has lived in Germany and the Netherlands, and… Continue reading Intern Intro: Nicole

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July Member Spotlight: Alex Corl

1. Favorite Position / Field of Work I am a proud CPA and still find accounting and financial reporting to be very interesting and challenging. Accounting is the language of business and even after many years, I continue to be very impressed by the fact that by applying accounting principles consistently, you can distill the… Continue reading July Member Spotlight: Alex Corl

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Global Student Leadership Award

  The World Affairs Council is in its third year of giving out our Global Student Leadership Awards to high school graduates. These students have demonstrated high interest in global affairs and have gone above and beyond to get involved in global affairs.   Raena Davis  Metropolitan Learning Center Raena’s interest in global affairs began… Continue reading Global Student Leadership Award

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“What am I Forgetting?” The Answer to Your Biggest Question About Summer Travel

The sun is out, sunglasses are on, and you’re ready for an adventure. Summer is a very popular time to travel. Consequently, summer is a very stressful time to travel. But you’re prepared; you’ve got an itinerary printed out, your flight booked, and multiple copies of your passport. All that’s left is the question “what… Continue reading “What am I Forgetting?” The Answer to Your Biggest Question About Summer Travel

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June Member Spotlight: Scott Wilson

We are proud to feature Scott Wilson as June’s Member Spotlight. Scott is a long-time friend, supporter, and board member of the Council. He recently retired from a 23-year career at Pratt and Whitney, a position which took him all of over the world. Current Position/Field of Work: I just retired from Pratt & Whitney… Continue reading June Member Spotlight: Scott Wilson