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Spring Intern Spotlight: Hailey Espinosa

Hailey is a sophomore at University of Michigan hopes to major in Public Policy with a minor in Gender and Nation. She hopes to study abroad as soon as the pandemic allows her to safely do so and loves to read in her free time! Hailey is the Council’s Education Assistant this semester and will… Continue reading Spring Intern Spotlight: Hailey Espinosa

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Spring Intern Spotlight: Kaylen Jackson

Kaylen is in her last semester of college at Trinity College and majors in Public Policy and Law with a concentration in International & Human Rights and a Rhetoric minor. She is our Social Media and Communications intern this Spring and we couldn’t be happier to have her on the team! It is imperative to… Continue reading Spring Intern Spotlight: Kaylen Jackson

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Meet the Officers: Model United Nations 2020

Each year we have a fantastic group of students from across the state of Connecticut to lead our Model United Nations committees. This year, we asked our officers two questions: How has participating in Model UN prepared you to be a future global leader? and What does Model UN mean to you? Check out their… Continue reading Meet the Officers: Model United Nations 2020

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Fall Intern Spotlight: Valentina Krasniqi

Valentina is a junior at the University of St. Joseph, majoring in political science with a minor in (Levantine) Arabic and psychology and a concentration in pre-law! Valentina is our Education Assistant and has been a huge help with Model United Nations and other education-related projects. We’re so happy to have you on the team,… Continue reading Fall Intern Spotlight: Valentina Krasniqi

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Why Voting Matters to our Community

Elections 2020: Why Voting Matters to our Community We asked our community members and students to share with us why they value voting and its importance to them amid the 2020 U.S. Presidential Election. Read their responses below! Today I celebrated 100 years of women’s suffrage in the U.S. by exercising my right to vote… Continue reading Why Voting Matters to our Community

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Summer Intern Spotlight: Jack Horrigan

Jack is a rising senior at Georgetown’s Walsh School of Foreign Service majoring in International Politics and, currently, CTWAC’s Education Assistant! In his free time, Jack loves reading, playing sports, trying new foods and traveling (of course!). We are so happy to have you on board, Jack! Global engagement is important because the easiest way… Continue reading Summer Intern Spotlight: Jack Horrigan

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November Student Spotlight: Anmol Chowdhary

Anmol is a junior at Glastonbury High School and a member of CTWAC’s Model United Nations program. For the 2019 conference she is the Chair of Committee I: Disarmament & International Security, which explores Biological Warfare this year. 1. Why do global affairs matter to you? I have always loved learning about history, especially the… Continue reading November Student Spotlight: Anmol Chowdhary

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Media Recap: Global Security Forum 2019

On Saturday, September 28 we hosted Global Security Forum 2019: Power & Leadership, featuring military leaders and security experts from around the world. Thank you to our partners: MOAA, the McCain Institute, CT National Guard, ROA and World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts, and to our sponsors: United Technologies, Pratt & Whitney, Lockheed Martin, Karl… Continue reading Media Recap: Global Security Forum 2019

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October Intern Spotlight: Audrey Morgan

Audrey is currently a senior at University of Hartford and CTWAC’s Education Assistant! She majors in International Studies and minors in History and Performing Arts Management. In her free time, Audrey loves reading and enjoying all things music. We are happy to have you, Audrey! 1. When and why did you first show interest in… Continue reading October Intern Spotlight: Audrey Morgan

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September Student Spotlight: Olivia Zhang

Olivia is from Long Island, New York and currently a senior at Westminster School. She started MUN her freshman year of high school, which led her to develop a passion for global affairs. She is currently the President of our 2019 Model United Nations program. 1. Why are you interested in global affairs?I have always… Continue reading September Student Spotlight: Olivia Zhang