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October Member Spotlight: Matthew Larson

We are proud to feature Matthew Larson as our October Member Spotlight. Matthew is a new member of the World Affairs Council, but he worked as an intern with the Council almost a decade ago. He is also currently the Senior Secretary to the Mayor of East Hartford. Current Position/Field of Work? In June I… Continue reading October Member Spotlight: Matthew Larson

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What in the World Wednesday: North Korea Sanctions

Global Issue: North Korea Sanctions Given the heightened missile-testing activity of North Korea in recent years, especially this year, the U.S. and the UN have increased their sanctions against the country. The sanctions are intended as punitive measures against North Korea after its repeated nuclear and missile tests. The hope is that the sanctions interfere… Continue reading What in the World Wednesday: North Korea Sanctions

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Fellow Intro: Alden

Alden Leader is the 2017-2018 Fellow for the World Affairs Council. She was born in Las Vegas, NV and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, IL. She just finished her degree at Northwestern University in Evanston, IL, where she studied political science and international studies, with a minor in psychology. When and why did you… Continue reading Fellow Intro: Alden

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September Member Spotlight: Colonel Gregory Miller

We are proud to feature Colonel Gregory Miller as our September Member Spotlight. Colonel Miller is a new member of the World Affairs Council with 35 years of military experience. He is also a member of the Charter Oak Chapter of the Military Officers Association of America (MOAA), which is partnering with the Council to… Continue reading September Member Spotlight: Colonel Gregory Miller

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What in the World Wednesday: Cyber Security

Global Issue: Cybersecurity As our world becomes more digitally-based, the risk of cyber-attacks and digital crime is an increasing concern for many. There is a ton of information and articles out there that the topic may seem overwhelming. So, what are some of the facts and myths surrounding cyber security? We found some articles that… Continue reading What in the World Wednesday: Cyber Security

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Intern Intro: Olivia

Olivia Gilmore is a rising senior at Florida State University where she studies international affairs. With her university, she has studied abroad for a total of four semesters, and she speaks two foreign languages. She was born and raised in Simsbury, Connecticut. Olivia is the Media and Communications Intern here at CTWAC. When and why… Continue reading Intern Intro: Olivia

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Intern Intro: Nicole

Nicole Struth is currently completing a dual graduate degree for an MA in International Relations from the Maxwell School at Syracuse University and a Masters of Development Studies from The Erasmus University Rotterdam – International Institute of Social Studies. During her undergraduate studies and graduate studies, she has lived in Germany and the Netherlands, and… Continue reading Intern Intro: Nicole