Jacqueline Miller Talks Russia at the Northwest School

Posted on Nov 25, 2015 in Global Classroom, Youth | Comments Off on Jacqueline Miller Talks Russia at the Northwest School

On November 20, 2015, President and CEO of the World Affairs Council Jacqueline Miller spoke to a group of over 60 high school students and faculty at the Northwest School in Seattle’s Capitol Hill neighborhood. The dominant topic of the conversation, moderated by two Northwest School Model UN students, was the relationship between Russia and Syria and foreign policy in the Middle East.

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Highlight Reel: International Youth Programs 2015

Posted on Sep 30, 2015 in Cultural Exchange, International Visitors Program, Youth | Comments Off on Highlight Reel: International Youth Programs 2015

Every summer, the World Affairs Council’s International Visitor Program team turns its attention toward welcoming a diversity of...

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How to Become a Global Citizen: World Affairs Council Visits the International Community School

Posted on Sep 11, 2015 in Global Classroom, Youth | Comments Off on How to Become a Global Citizen: World Affairs Council Visits the International Community School

Why is it important to be a globally competent citizen? How can you engage with the world and understand different cultures and perspectives? What does it mean to be a Foreign Service Officer? These are just a few of the questions that Seattle University Professor Tom Taylor and Ambassador Roger Meece addressed during a presentation at the International Community School (ICS)’s first Student Summit on September 10, 2015.

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Local Teacher and Students Think Globally

Posted on Jun 10, 2015 in Community Programs, Global Classroom, Youth | Comments Off on Local Teacher and Students Think Globally

On May 26th, 2015 the World Affairs Council celebrated the tremendous work of local students and an outstanding educator. Brandon Frederick of Bonney Lake High School was honored as our 2014-15 World Educator and nine students in grades 3-12 were saluted for their award-winning essays on this year's "if you were a foreign correspondent" prompt. Watch videos from the event here.

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Engaging Local Students on Global Issues

Posted on Feb 19, 2015 in Community Programs, Global Classroom, Youth | Comments Off on Engaging Local Students on Global Issues

By Charlotte Guard, Global Classroom Intern On January 22nd, the World Affairs Council hosted a global health event discussing the impact...

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International Connections: Seattle Hosts Climate Change Youth Leaders from New Zealand and Australia

Posted on Jan 22, 2015 in International Visitors Program, Youth | Comments Off on International Connections: Seattle Hosts Climate Change Youth Leaders from New Zealand and Australia

This past December, Seattle hosted a youth leadership group of nine high school students from New Zealand and Australia, and a teacher from...

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