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The Domestic Extremist Threat: Recap & Review

Domestic homegrown terrorism is on the rise as of late. In the United States, Americans have been wondering— what are the roots of this homegrown violence?  On Wednesday, March 11th, the Council spoke with Seamus Hughes, Deputy Director of the Program on Extremism at George Washington University, about the threat of domestic terrorism. Hughes is… Continue reading The Domestic Extremist Threat: Recap & Review

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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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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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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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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

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Intern Intro: Ellen O’Brien

Ellen is a rising senior at Boston College where she majors in International Studies and English. She joins the CTWAC team this summer as the Community Outreach and Membership Intern. In her free time, Ellen likes to run, read and travel. Welcome to the CTWAC team, Ellen! 1. When and why did you first show… Continue reading Intern Intro: Ellen O’Brien

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Intern Intro: Connor Gerrity

Connor is a rising sophomore at the Catholic University of America in Washington DC where he majors in Politics with a minor in Entrepreneurship. He joins the CTWAC team this summer as the Communications & Media Assistant. In his free time, Connor enjoys hiking, visiting art museums and exploring local coffee shops! 1. When and… Continue reading Intern Intro: Connor Gerrity