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November 2019

Cancelled | A New Plan for Peace in the Middle East

November 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:15 pm
Mark Twain House & Museum, 351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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This event has been cancelled. If you have any questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to Amanda Jolly, VP, at ajolly@ctwac.org or (860) 724-2953.     A New Plan for Peace in the Middle East With Jeffrey Sonnenfeld, DBA, Yale University, and Donna Divine, Ph.D., Smith College The Trump administration promised the "deal of the century" to bring long-awaited peace to the Israelis and Palestinians, and Jared Kushner, Trump's son-in-law and advisor, pitched an economic plan that calls for…

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The Open Window: Documentary Premiere

November 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:45 pm
Real Artways, 56 Arbor St
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Connecticut native, Will Sloan, premieres The Open Window. As India races to bring its entire population online, Deepa and Jaya, two girls from a low-income community in Delhi, are introduced to the internet for the first time through a learning lab at their school. Their time in the lab opens up a universe of fresh ideas, possibilities, and perspectives, and provides them new ways of learning about themselves and the world around them. When the lab threatens to close, Deepa…

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December 2019

Model United Nations 2019

December 6 @ 2:30 pm - December 7 @ 2:00 pm
University of Hartford, 200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117 US
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Are you ready for the CTWAC 2019 MUN Conference? Students from schools across Connecticut are already gearing up in preparation for our annual Model UN Conference in December. Check out some of the topics the delegates will be debating in their committees: Biological Warfare International Trade Relations Human Trafficking Plastic Pollution Industry 4.0   Stay tuned as more committee topics are released! In the mean time, be sure to check out our 2018 Model United Nations video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MwT8Y_JA38  

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Galvanize Connecticut

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Goodwin College Auditorium, 1 Riverside Drive
East Hartford, CT 06118 US
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The World Affairs Council is joining forces as a community partner with the United States of Women to present Galvanize Connecticut. About this Event Galvanize CT brings together an inspiring combination of local and national experts at the forefront of the fight for gender equity. In the lead-up to the 2020 United State of Women Summit, USOW is convening communities across the country and equipping women with the tools they need to keep fighting for gender equity. Join USOW, in…

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January 2020

Member Breakfast

January 15, 2020 @ 8:00 am - 8:45 am
Connecticut Public Broadcasting, Lobby, 1049 Asylum Avenue
Hartford, CT 06105 United States
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Join fellow members of the World Affairs Council of CT for some coffee and conversation in the lobby of the Connecticut Public Television Building (1049 Asylum Avenue, Hartford, CT) on January 15th from 8:00am-8:45am. This is an exclusive opportunity for members to mingle, network and grab a cup of coffee on us! Board Members and Senior Advisors will also be in attendance. Parking is free and easy in a lot adjacent to the building. Whether you are only able to…

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March 2020

Global Changemakers: International Women’s Day 2020

March 3, 2020 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
University of Saint Joseph, Hoffman Auditorium, 1678 Asylum Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117 United States
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International Women's Day is a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women. On March 3, join us as we celebrate global changemakers – women leading the way at the forefront of today’s most prominent global movements. Featuring a panel of distinguished women.   University of Saint Joseph, Bruyette Athenaeum, Hoffman Auditorium 5:00 p.m. Registration and reception; 6 p.m. presentation and panel discussion   Save the date and stay tuned for announcements to come.   A…

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Diplomat Reception

March 24, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art, 600 Main Street
Hartford, CT 06103 United States
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Diplomats representing nations from around the world converge in Hartford. Be in the room for Connecticut's premier global event. Join us on the red carpet to welcome diplomats from around the world to our state. Network, make exclusive business contacts, and meet a new global connection at the Wadsworth Atheneum Museum of Art. Enjoy food and drink while mingling with the diplomats from the greater Connecticut region. Save the Date for Diplomat Reception 2020!   Relive last year's standout event:…

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