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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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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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The Opioid Crisis: Model UN 2019

The Opioid Crisis is by far one of the most pressing contemporary issues. According to the World Health Organization, in 2016 there were an estimated 27 million people suffering from opioid use disorders around the world. Affordable treatment is often inaccessible for most individuals, and in some way the influence of opioid drugs penetrates all… Continue reading The Opioid Crisis: Model UN 2019

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Global Student Leadership Awards

Part of our mission here at CTWAC is to bestow the Global Student Leadership Awards to recognize the new generation of global student leaders. CTWAC awards students who have been instrumental in raising awareness about global affairs and actively participating in the conversations on these issues. CTWAC is in its third year of giving out… Continue reading Global Student Leadership Awards

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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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What in the World Wednesday: MUN 2017 Takeover

The World Affairs Council’s annual Model United Nations took place at the University of Hartford on December 1st and 2nd. 1,000 students from over 30 Connecticut high schools participated. ¬†They debated critical international security topics. What a great event it was! The staff here at CTWAC certainly enjoyed seeing all of the students engage each… Continue reading What in the World Wednesday: MUN 2017 Takeover