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October Member Spotlight: Jessica Hinman

What is the most interesting part of your job? As the Director of Community Outreach and Special Events for Camp Courant, I am responsible for creating, developing, coordinating, implementing and supervising all marketing, advertising and community outreach efforts, including volunteer recruitment and oversight. Additionally I plan, oversee, and execute all of Camp Courant’s internal and… Continue reading October Member Spotlight: Jessica Hinman

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August Member Spotlight: Esam Boraey

Current Position/Field of Work: Position: Out Reach for the Connecticut Senate Democrats. Campaign manager for Sen. Beth Bye. Field: Politics and political awareness. What is the most interesting part of your job? Working with people and advocating for what I believe in. Having a job that helps me to stand for my principles and fight… Continue reading August Member Spotlight: Esam Boraey

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Intern Intro: Kevin McLaughlin

Kevin in Strasbourg, France Kevin McLaughlin is the Programs Assistant for the World Affairs Council for the summer of 2018. He is from Farmington, CT, and is currently a rising senior at the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, MA. Kevin is a political science major and a French minor. Kevin diving into the Adriatic Sea in Dubrovnik, Croatia… Continue reading Intern Intro: Kevin McLaughlin

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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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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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Intern Intro: Lilia

Lilia Shea is the Program Assistant. She was born and raised in Ellington, Connecticut but is halfway through her degree at the University of St Andrews (Scotland, U.K.). Lilia studies International Relations and Modern History. 1. When and why did you first show interest in global affairs? My grandfather was a diplomat and I always… Continue reading Intern Intro: Lilia