Working with High School Educators: World Affairs Council’s Summer Institute

By: David J. Smith, August 5, 2016 For over 25 years, the World Affairs Council of Washington, DC has hosted a summer program for high school teachers. This year’s Summer Institute on International Affairs was held August 1-5. The theme this year was “TECHnically Speaking: Technology’s Impact on our Global World.” The program brought togetherContinue reading “Working with High School Educators: World Affairs Council’s Summer Institute”

Exploring Career Paths with High School Student Leaders

By: David J. Smith, June 29, 2016 This week the World Affairs Council – Washington, DC is holding its 5th Annual Leadership Academy on International Affairs. Designed for high school students, the program brings together area youth interested in globalization, trade, economics, human rights, peacebuilding,  multilateralism, and  sovereignty, among other issues.  During the week a host of DC-basedContinue reading “Exploring Career Paths with High School Student Leaders”

Global Education Award for Outstanding Voluntary Service Leadership

At a ceremony at the Bank of America Headquarters on January 13, 2016 I received the inaugural Global Education Award for Outstanding Voluntary Service Leadership by the World Affairs Council of Washington, DC.  To learn about the other winners, go here.