2017 Global Education Gala




*WATCH LIVE HERE.


The World Affairs - HONORS: Global Education Gala is the Council's annual dinner and awards ceremony to honor organizations that align with the World Affairs Council - Washington, DC's mission to #SupportGlobalEducation.


On March 29, 2017, WAC-DC will present five honorees with Awards that exemplify the mission of the Council, which is to empower educators and students to effectively compete, communicate, and lead in our multicultural nation and worldwide.


*For sponsorship and ticket information, please email HONORS@worldaffairsdc.org or call 202-293-1051.

Watch the 2016 HONORS: Gala Highlight Reel here.


Our 2017 Honorees are:


The Keynote Address will be delivered by Dr. Jane Goodall, DBE, who will also receive a Global Ambassador Award


The Republic of Colombia will receive the Distinguished Diplomatic Service Award that will be accepted by H.E. Juan Carlos Pinzon, Ambassador to the United States

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting will receive the Global Communications Award that will be accepted by Patricia Harrison, President and CEO

Blackboard Inc. will receive the Global Education Award that will be accepted by Bill Ballhaus, President and CEO

The Marymount University will receive the Educator of the Year Award that will be accepted by Dr. Matthew Shank, President
 
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