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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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Toowoomba –

Hello All Can you imagine building an airport in 18th months? No never right? Well we flew into the brand new privately funded Wellcamp Airport in the Locyker Valley of sunny Queensland. Wow right? It gets even better the construction company Wagners privately funded the airport and built it with that eco-friendly low carbon concrete… Continue reading Toowoomba –

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Muru Mittigar

  So the next day the rain finally let up a little. Well just enough for a nice visit with indigenous people at a place called Muru Mittigar. “Muru Mittigar means ‘Pathway to Friends’ in Darug language (Traditional Aboriginal custodians of our area). Muru Mittigar enables you to participate and interact with members of the… Continue reading Muru Mittigar

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Concrete & more rain

So concrete. As the rain continued to come down we continued with our program. Our day began with a stop at the University of New South Wales  (UNSW)in Sydney. Our morning focus was on Eco friendly concrete or geo-polymer concrete. As you may know concrete is one of the top three carbon polluters on the… Continue reading Concrete & more rain

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Barangaroo

Baranga What? Barangaroo! Greeting  to all. So Sydney had the most January rain ever while we where there. The trip has been progressing but there were times we are walking in absolute pouring down rain.   On our second full day in Sydney we visited the global property firm lendlease. They are currently in the… Continue reading Barangaroo

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FIFA Women’s World Cup USA vs. Germany in Montreal, Canada

One of the wonderful things about soccer is that it is truly a global sport. Walking through the stadium, we heard at least seven or eight different languages, and we knew that we were watching in person what thousands of people around the globe were watching on their televisions.

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CT Teachers Prepare to Travel to Turkey!

This year, the World Affairs Council of Connecticut was selected as one of only 14 World Affairs Councils nationwide to present the Spotlight on Turkey program in 2013. The program, sponsored by the World Affairs Councils of America in collaboration with the Turkish Cultural Foundation, runs a full calendar year and educates communities about Turkey’s… Continue reading CT Teachers Prepare to Travel to Turkey!