Council intern Brandon Louis Wallace discusses the current situation in Libya and why this may lead to our military’s expansion of its theater of operations.
This half-hour radio program will feature Vaish Krishnamurthy, CEO & Founder, Clean Robotics. She will discuss “Robotic Innovations in Pittsburgh” with host Angélica Ocampo, President and CEO. This interview will air on January 30 (4:30 p.m.) and January 31 (10:30 a.m.).
Our Global Leadership Certificate is gaining momentum, with over 160 students currently enrolled, from 22 area schools. This is the second year of the certificate and the first year of our online learning community, housed on the learning management system Schoology. Find out how students using Schoology are able to talk to one another and discuss Council events they’ve attended, current events, international careers, and scholarship opportunities.
Check out our selections for your winter reading, and please feel free to make your own suggestions for the next list!
Meet Allyce Pinchback, one of the Council’s first Global Travel Scholars. Her transformational experience in 2004 continues to influence the work she does today.
The increasing unrest in Syria has been a topic of nonstop debate and discussion throughout the past several months. Hannah Purkey, Council intern, blogs about the resettlement of Syrian refugees in the U.S.
Meet Amy, a talented classroom teacher who empowers her students – and finds opportunities for herself – through the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh,
To prepare for the World Affairs Institute, Council Intern Matthew Frey has been researching U.S.-Cuba relations. This post provides a brief background on the thawing of U.S.-Cuba relations, as well as what this may mean for Pittsburgh.
Meet Desmond, a senior in the Pittsburgh Public Schools, who at one point felt secluded in his desire to travel and make a global impact. Desmond was committed to doing what made him happy, but lacked the opportunity and confidence to travel overseas.
Tracy Xu, Council intern, has been cataloging and archiving Council news from the past few decades. Read this post to find out what interesting set of events occurred in October 1986.