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CT’s Global CEO & Entrepreneur, Tariq Farid

Edible Arrangements founder and CEO Tariq Farid spoke on his success story to 70 attendees at the Hartford Club.
Knowledge is like water, he said, citing his family, it goes downhill, and to reap the benefits of it you need to lower yourself to let it come to you.

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The U.S. Immigration Crisis

“A panel discussion and Q&A for a packed room of attendees on the need for immigration reform; The speakers highlighted many of the problems with our current immigration system and the efforts towards reform.”

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The 2015 Luminary Award Recipient, Mr. Peter G. Kelly

Mr. Peter G. Kelly has been an advocate for global democracy and human rights for years. We are happy to honor him as the World Affairs Council of Connecticut’s 2015 Luminary Award recipient for his years of dedication to promoting awareness of global issues. Join us on May 7th for the 2015 Luminary Award Gala,… Continue reading The 2015 Luminary Award Recipient, Mr. Peter G. Kelly

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International Development Roundtable

by Lauren Brooke Karanovich   On Wednesday, November 19, international development experts John Meyers and Linda Fitzgerald led an interactive discussion on the latest trends in international development. Nineteen people were in attendance at this roundtable luncheon and discussion, each participating actively in the conversation.   John Meyers is the Managing Director of Swisscontact North… Continue reading International Development Roundtable

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Upheaval in Ukraine

The political and social unrest in Ukraine has been in news headlines since late November 2013. The situation has rapidly deteriorated, culminating in the death of an estimated 80 people. The entire world has watched a country tear itself apart. The media continuously publishes images of a capital city burning to the ground. After interviewing… Continue reading Upheaval in Ukraine

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Inside Intelligence with Arthur House

This past Wednesday February 19th, Arthur House, current Chairman of Connecticut PURA, spoke at a Global Conversation Series Luncheon to council members and interested guests. Mr. House has had extensive experience in the arena of intelligence and national security, and was kind enough to speak to our council on the current state of the United… Continue reading Inside Intelligence with Arthur House