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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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October Member Spotlight: Jessica Hinman

What is the most interesting part of your job? As the Director of Community Outreach and Special Events for Camp Courant, I am responsible for creating, developing, coordinating, implementing and supervising all marketing, advertising and community outreach efforts, including volunteer recruitment and oversight. Additionally I plan, oversee, and execute all of Camp Courant’s internal and… Continue reading October Member Spotlight: Jessica Hinman

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August Member Spotlight: Esam Boraey

Current Position/Field of Work: Position: Out Reach for the Connecticut Senate Democrats. Campaign manager for Sen. Beth Bye. Field: Politics and political awareness. What is the most interesting part of your job? Working with people and advocating for what I believe in. Having a job that helps me to stand for my principles and fight… Continue reading August Member Spotlight: Esam Boraey

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Trade Wars: A Media Recap

Left to right: Dr. Zhao Yumin, Megan Torrey, Phyllis Yaffe, and Diego Gómez Pickering Last Tuesday, we hosted our Trade Wars event, which was a great success. We were able to continue the dialogue on current U.S. trade relations and discuss how it will affect our home in CT. Thank you to our partners MetroHartford… Continue reading Trade Wars: A Media Recap

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April Member Spotlight: Mark Hehl

Current Position/Field of Work: Engineer, Consultant, Public Speaker and Author of the book Amusing Confessions of an International Consultant. Yes, I do all four! Consulting and engineering encompasses operational excellence projects for clients employing six sigma and lean techniques. The other area is technology transfer, where I plan and direct the movement of technology to… Continue reading April Member Spotlight: Mark Hehl

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What in the World Wednesday: Cryptocurrency

Global Issue: Bitcoin and Cryptocurrency Since the 90s, there have been a myriad of attempts at creating a viable cryptocurrency. Bitcoin has so far been the most successful iteration. They all failed for a variety of reasons. The idea of cryptocurrency as a legitimate digital cash system was thought to be impossible, until 2009 when… Continue reading What in the World Wednesday: Cryptocurrency

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What in the World Wednesday: Cyber Security

Global Issue: Cybersecurity As our world becomes more digitally-based, the risk of cyber-attacks and digital crime is an increasing concern for many. There is a ton of information and articles out there that the topic may seem overwhelming. So, what are some of the facts and myths surrounding cyber security? We found some articles that… Continue reading What in the World Wednesday: Cyber Security