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The World Affairs - HONORS Global Education Gala, 2017

The World Affairs - HONORS Global Education Gala is the Council's annual awards ceremony to honor organizations that align with the World Affairs Council - Washington, DC's mission to develop informed geo-political insights and critical thinking with a global perspective; and providing programs to educate, enlighten and empower students, educators, professionals, the American public and international community. In 2017, we recognized the following organizations:

--The Keynote Address was delivered by
Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, who also received the Global Ambassadors Award
--Marymount University
received the Educator of the Year Award that was accepted by Dr. Matthew Shank, President

--The Corporation for Public Broadcasting received the Global Communications Award
that was accepted Patricia Harrison, President and CEO
--Blackboard Inc.
received the Global Education Award t
hat was accepted Bill Ballhaus, President and CEO
--The Republic of Colombia received the Distinguished Diplomatic Service Award
that was accepted H.E. Juan Carlos Pinzon, Ambassador to the United States

Visit our YouTube channel for highlights from the Gala.

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