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Intern Intro: Gabriella Silva

Gabriella Silva is the Spring 2019 Education Assistant. She is a current student at the University of Hartford and majors in International Studies and Economics. In her free time, Gabriella serves as president of the Hispanic & Latino Student Association at UHart and dances in a Portuguese folklore group. 1. When and why did you first show… Continue reading Intern Intro: Gabriella Silva

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Diplomat Reception 2019: A Media Recap

CTWAC CEO Megan Torrey and Hartford Mayor Luke Bronin with the attending diplomats Last Tuesday, we hosted our second annual Diplomat Reception and had a wonderful time mingling among diplomats from over 20 countries and leaders from the business, academic and cultural communities in Hartford. Thank you to our partner, the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of… Continue reading Diplomat Reception 2019: A Media Recap

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Venezuela Today: A Brief Overview

Venezuela has been topping headlines constantly in 2019. If you haven’t stayed caught up on the issues wracking Venezuela’s internal and external affairs, we have put together a brief history as well as links to supporting articles before our community event with Dr. Alejandro Velasco titled “Venezuela: An International Standoff”. Major Players in the Conflict:… Continue reading Venezuela Today: A Brief Overview

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February Member Spotlight: Rhona Free

Current Position/Field of Work: President, University of Saint Joseph What is the most interesting part of your job? When I started teaching at Eastern Connecticut State University in 1983, one of the things I enjoyed most was creating assignments and arranging experiences for students that not only helped them understand economic theory and history, but also exposed them to… Continue reading February Member Spotlight: Rhona Free

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January Member Spotlight: Chris White

Current Position/Field of Work: I owned two businesses in West Hartford for more than 20 years, but recently sold them and began my second chapter as a writer and consultant. What is the most interesting part of your job? The limitless creativity that a blank page represents is the most interesting and terrifying part of… Continue reading January Member Spotlight: Chris White

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Officer Spotlight: 2018 Model United Nations

Every year, over a thousand high school students from across the state come together for a Model United Nations (MUN) conference in order to discuss some of the world’s most pressing issues. As CTWAC CEO Megan C. Torrey explains, Model UN helps students develop the skills they need to thrive in our global economy and… Continue reading Officer Spotlight: 2018 Model United Nations