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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

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July Member Spotlight: Alex Corl

1. Favorite Position / Field of Work I am a proud CPA and still find accounting and financial reporting to be very interesting and challenging. Accounting is the language of business and even after many years, I continue to be very impressed by the fact that by applying accounting principles consistently, you can distill the… Continue reading July Member Spotlight: Alex Corl

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Global Student Leadership Award

  The World Affairs Council is in its third year of giving out our Global Student Leadership Awards to high school graduates. These students have demonstrated high interest in global affairs and have gone above and beyond to get involved in global affairs.   Raena Davis  Metropolitan Learning Center Raena’s interest in global affairs began… Continue reading Global Student Leadership Award

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Afghanistan: Between Hope and Fear

The entryway was packed at the University of Hartford’s Entrepreneurial Center, as guests put down their wine and cheese to pile into the room where Paula Bronstein was going to speak. People spilled from the doors and out into the hallway while music and images depicting life in Afghanistan lit up the room. The title… Continue reading Afghanistan: Between Hope and Fear

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Lead Sponsor Reveal for the Luminary Award

We are thrilled to announce that Aer Lingus is leading this year’s Luminary Award take off! With Aer Lingus poised to begin offering direct flights from Bradley International Airport to Dublin, Ireland this September, the airline is already showing its leadership and dedication to Connecticut. We are honored to have Aer Lingus on board, partnering… Continue reading Lead Sponsor Reveal for the Luminary Award

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IRIS’s 9th Annual Run for Refugees!

On Super Bowl Sunday, the Integrated Refugee and Immigrant Services (IRIS) hosted its annual Run for Refugees 5K in New Haven, Connecticut. We are big fans of IRIS and all that they do for refugees and immigrants here in Connecticut, so we knew we wanted to go down and be a part of the race… Continue reading IRIS’s 9th Annual Run for Refugees!