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Intern Intro: Hayley Madigan

Hayley Madigan is the Marketing, Communications, and Media Assistant for CTWAC for the 2018 summer. She was born in South Korea, raised in West Hartford, CT, and is now a full-time student at Syracuse University where she just completed her second year and is excited for what the second half of her college career has… Continue reading Intern Intro: Hayley Madigan

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Intern Intro: Kanika Malani

Kanika Malani is the Summer 2018 Education Assistant. She is a rising junior at the University of Connecticut and is majoring in Anthropology and Molecular and Cell Biology. Eventually, she hopes to teach abroad and become a physician. Kanika outside Fort Alila in Jaipur, India  1. When and why did you first show interest in… Continue reading Intern Intro: Kanika Malani

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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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March Member Spotlight: Shannon Kula

Current Position/Field of Work:   Director of the Women’s Leadership Center at the University of Saint Joseph.  What is the most interesting part of your job?   I love helping people and solving problems. Being a part of the USJ Women’s Leadership Center is a wonderful opportunity to join an institution identifying an urgent need — empowering women for leadership success — and stepping… Continue reading March Member Spotlight: Shannon Kula

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What in the World Wednesday: Sports Diplomacy

Global Issue: Sports Diplomacy As we near the end of the 2018 Winter Olympic Games, one of the most important moments of the Olympic Games was the announcement that North and South Korea would march together under one flag in the Opening Ceremonies and field a women’s hockey team together. As a result, we thought… Continue reading What in the World Wednesday: Sports Diplomacy

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January Member Spotlight: Nick Caito

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

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Meet the 2018 Luminary Award Honorees

The World Affairs Council is celebrating Connecticut’s global leadership in cancer research and innovation at the Luminary Award. The Council is proud to honor Yale Cancer Center, a ground-breaking center for global health, as the 2018 Luminary Award recipient. Innovations made here in Connecticut impact health on a global scale. Through collaboration among world-class institutions of… Continue reading Meet the 2018 Luminary Award Honorees

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December Member Spotlight: Kelly Reid

The Council is honored to highlight member Kelly Reid as our December Member Spotlight! Current Position/Field of Work: Project Engineer at UTC Aerospace What is the most interesting part of your job? I’ve been in this role for just a couple of months, working in engines systems. The most interesting part of my role is just… Continue reading December Member Spotlight: Kelly Reid