When Jessica Barber was in high school, she earned a scholarship to travel to Morocco. Today, as a freshman studying French and international studies at Temple University, she credits that experience with setting her on the path to her future career. Click here to read the article on the Business Times’ website.
This article was originally published in the Tribune-Review on Friday, August 24, 2018. Click here to read the article on the Tribune-Review website. Amya Mebane dreams of someday traveling the world to learn about other cultures and ways of life in other lands. This summer, the 17-year-old Chartiers Valley senior had the chance to leave … Read More
Join us for a discussion with Professor Ross Harrison of Georgetown University’s School of Foreign Service and Scholar at the Middle East Institute in Washington D.C. Register here.
Join the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh as we explore the new economic conditions and outlook for Southwestern PA businesses and the US and Global market in 2017. Register here.
On Monday, April 25th, the Council hosted expert and author Ross Harrison, a Professor at Georgetown University and the University of Pittsburgh, for an engaging discussion focused on the Syrian crisis. He provided a thorough overview of the conflict to date, and offered his personal outlook for the future.
The World News Weekly Update is a collection the past week’s top news stories. Every week, the Council gathers articles, reports, and op-eds from various domestic and international information outlets in order to provide wide-ranging and balanced perspectives on pressing global issues. This week’s articles include Europe’s struggles, Cold War redux, a Papal pronouncement, Middle East peace process, China, Saudi Arabia, Haiti, plus BRICS and cyber warfare.
The 2016 Election; regime change in the Middle East; politicizing the TPP; strained relations with China; Sri Lanka takes the stage; Vietnam reflects; Britain retreats; plus global energy forecast Foreign Policy and the 2016 Presidential Election “Everybody Against Obama: Previewing 2016’s Foreign-Policy Debate,” John Allen Gay – The National Interest, May 1, 2015 “Bernie Sanders … Read More
> The Board of Directors of the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh announced today the appointment of Steven E. Sokol as President and Chief Executive Officer, effective this June. Sokol succeeds Dr. Schuyler Foerster, who led the organization for the past 13 years. In his role as President and CEO, Sokol will oversee all Council … Read More
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