January ’22 Educator Resource Roundup

January 2022 News from the Council Happy New Year! We’re excited for everything that 2022 has to offer and look forward to another year of educational programming and outreach. We’re excited to have you as a partner in this global work. Don’t forget that there’s still time to register for our free virtual professional development […]

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Native American Heritage Month– Explore resources and historic sites in our region

November is Native American Heritage Month This summer, I had the opportunity to visit Washington, D.C. with a friend and check another Smithsonian Museum off my “visited” list. As my friend and I searched the hundreds of tribal flags hanging from the ceiling hoping to find his tribe (apparently the Cree tribes are more well-known […]

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Educator Resource Roundup: December 2021– Lots of program applications are due soon!

News from the Council Introducing: “Skills for Students’ Future in the World” We’re launching our new monthly teacher professional development series in 2022! Following our “Your Future in the World” International Education Summit this past fall, we will be showcasing ways in which teachers can help students develop the global competency skills they will need […]

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Global Education: How We Prepare Students for Their “Future in the World” 

During this year’s International Education Week we have been highlighting a different education program each day on our Council’s social media feeds. Global education is at the heart of what we do at the World Affairs Council of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky, but we realize that actually defining this concept and implementing it in a […]

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What We Learned on Day 2 of IES 2021: Climate advocacy, the Role of US Consulates, Refugee Resettlement, and More!

Last week we wrapped up our 2021 International Education Summit: Your Future in the World. We are so grateful to the many speakers and partner organizations who helped make this event a success. Our remaining four sessions inspired students and attendees to think about big issues that will affect our future and our speakers helped […]

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What We Learned on Day 1 of IES 2021: Your Future in the World

This year marks our 15th year of the annual International Education Summit, and even though we pivoted to a virtual event again this year, that didn’t stop us from learning from our amazing community. We kicked things off on Thursday, October 21st with four sessions connected to this year’s theme: Your Future in the World. […]

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Your Future in the World Summit Announcement

***You must register for each event individually. If you register, but are unable to attend the event, you will be sent the recording afterwards. All videos from this years program will be recorded for easy viewing.*** What does your Future in the World look like? That is what this year’s International Education Summit is all […]

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International Experience Matters with Craig Lane

The World Affairs Council would like to introduce you to Craig Lane, Vice President of Risk Management, MunichRe America who is a newly elected Board of Director with the Council. Let’s get to know more about Craig and his thoughts about the important of international experience. Why did you join the World Affairs Council’s board […]

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Summertime – Camp Covington 4th & 5th Graders

It is summertime here at the World Affairs Council and we went back into the classroom for the first time since COVID-19 shutdown the world! Students grabbed their passports and discovered many countries this summer at Camp Covington. We partnered with The Center for Great Neighborhoods to make this happen for the students. Let’s explore! […]

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‘Heartbeat of Iran’ Tells Stories Of Individual Iranians

Did you enjoy our event with Tara Kangarlou? We certainly did!! Her new book, “The Heartbeat of Iran: Real Voices of a Country and its People” is out now and was just featured on Cincinnati Public Radio WVXU! Click here to read the original article: http://www.wvxu.org/post/heartbeat-iran-tells-stories-individual-iranians#stream/0   Click here to get your copy: http://www.amazon.com/Heartbeat-Iran-Voices-Country-People/dp/1632462052/ref=sr_1_1?dchild=1&keywords=heartbeat+of+iran&qid=1626112370&sr=8-1  Don’t […]

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