Each year, the World Affairs Council of Connecticut awards a student or group of students with the Global Engagement Award at our Luminary Award Gala. The Global Engagement Award reaffirms the CTWAC’s commitment to global education by recognizing extraordinary high school students who address global issues by taking their classroom knowledge into the world. This… Continue reading Announcing: 2019 Global Engagement Award Recipients
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
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
Current Position/Field of Work: Owner / Photographer, Nick Caito Photo What is the most interesting part of your job? Photographing all kinds of events for all kinds of clients around the state means every day is something new. It gives me the chance to meet tons of amazing people while seeing just how much the… Continue reading January Member Spotlight: Nick Caito
Hey all – They don’t call it sunny Queensland for nothing. The weather once we arrived to Queensland was wonderful, all sunny blue sky!The day in the Lockyer Valley started with a visit to a large scale commercial farm Rugby Farm is the largest supplier of vegetable to markets in Australia.. We had a chance… Continue reading A day in the Lockyer Valley
Baranga What? Barangaroo! Greeting to all. So Sydney had the most January rain ever while we where there. The trip has been progressing but there were times we are walking in absolute pouring down rain. On our second full day in Sydney we visited the global property firm lendlease. They are currently in the… Continue reading Barangaroo
Edible Arrangements founder and CEO Tariq Farid spoke on his success story to 70 attendees at the Hartford Club.
Knowledge is like water, he said, citing his family, it goes downhill, and to reap the benefits of it you need to lower yourself to let it come to you.