Press Releases

Check back regularly for the World Affairs Council's press releases on upcoming events and activities. For media inquiries, please contact Kristin Roach, Global Communications Director at kroach@worldaffairsdc.org or (202) 293-1051.

2016

November 10, 2016: World Affairs Council-Washington, DC to honor the Jane Goodall Institute, Corporation for Public Broadcasting, Marymount University, Blackboard Inc. and Republic of Colombia at annual HONORS: Global Education Gala
October 12, 2016:
World Affairs Council-DC Launches Historic Woman Ambassadors - Television Series
July 25, 2016:
World Affairs Council-DC announces strategic partnership with DailyChatter
May 17, 2016:
World Affairs Council-DC's President & CEO in South Africa to further the Global Education Teachers-International Exchange Program
April 1, 2016: Secretary of Defense Ash Carter, IBM Corporation, National Geographic Society, Republic of South Africa, George Mason University, and NFL Hall of Famer Cris Carter receive World Affairs Council HONORS Awards
March 11, 2016: U.S. Secretary of Defense Ash Carter to Deliver Keynote Address at World Affairs Council – Annual Global Education Gala
        

2015

December 4, 2015:
The World Affairs Council-Washington, DC hosts ‘Youth Forum on Climate Change’
June 10, 2015:
Magic Johnson raises $300,000 for World Affairs Council –Washington, DC
May 28, 2015:
WAC-DC receives funding for Global Education Teacher Exchange Program
April 29, 2015:
Egyptian high school students participate in World Affairs Council competition
April 27, 2015:
A prominent corporate leader and a university president join the World Affairs Council – Washington, DC Board
April 22, 2015:
Former Cabinet member and Congressmen join World Affairs Council - DC Board
March 10, 2015:
Former USAID Administrator Raj Shah to speak at World Affairs Council Gala

2014


November 16, 2014: Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Asst. Sec. for African Affairs, will deliver keynote at Youth Forum
November 12, 2014: WAC-DC, Africa Society host Youth Forum on Africa
November 11, 2014: 
WAC-DC to award $10,000 scholarship to local high school student
September 16, 2014:
Colin Powell to discuss foreign policy and diplomacy
July 10, 2014:
President of the Republic of Congo to speak about regional security issues in Africa
June 25, 2014:
Gary Marx discusses "Twenty-One Trends for the 21st Century"
June 23, 2014:
Local teachers embark on journey to Turkey
June 20, 2014: Marillyn Hewson receives corporate social responsibility award
March 10, 2014:
Global Education Leaders Honored in Washington, DC

2013

November 7, 2013: Dr. Henry Kissinger headlines Sisco Forum
September 12, 2013: Prominent Telecom Executive Joins World Affairs Council as Inaugural Corporate Fellow
September 9, 2013: Wal-Mart Executive Joins World Affairs Council Board of Directors




Dr. Henry Kissinger headlines Sisco Forum
Prominent Telecom Executive Joins World Affairs Council as Inaugural Corporate Fellow
Global Education Leaders Honored in Washington, DC
Marillyn Hewson receives corporate social responsibility award
Local teachers embark on journey to Turkey
Gary Marx discusses "Twenty-One Trends for the 21st Century"
President of the Republic of Congo to speak about regional security issues in Africa
Colin Powell to discuss foreign policy and diplomacy
WAC-DC to award $10,000 scholarship to local high school student
WAC-DC, Africa Society host Youth Forum on Africa
Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Asst. Sec. for African Affairs, will deliver keynote at Youth Forum
Former Cabinet member and Congressmen join World Affairs Council - DC Board
A prominent corporate leader and a university president join the World Affairs Council – Washington, DC Board
Egyptian high school students participate in World Affairs Council competition
WAC-DC receives funding for Global Education Teacher Exchange Program
Former USAID Administrator Raj Shah to speak at World Affairs Council Gala
Magic Johnson raises $300,000 for World Affairs Council –Washington, DC


Dr. Henry Kissinger headlines Sisco Forum
Prominent Telecom Executive Joins World Affairs Council as Inaugural Corporate Fellow
Global Education Leaders Honored in Washington, DC
Marillyn Hewson receives corporate social responsibility award
Local teachers embark on journey to Turkey
Gary Marx discusses "Twenty-One Trends for the 21st Century"
President of the Republic of Congo to speak about regional security issues in Africa
Colin Powell to discuss foreign policy and diplomacy
WAC-DC to award $10,000 scholarship to local high school student
WAC-DC, Africa Society host Youth Forum on Africa
Linda Thomas-Greenfield, Asst. Sec. for African Affairs, will deliver keynote at Youth Forum
Former Cabinet member and Congressmen join World Affairs Council - DC Board
A prominent corporate leader and a university president join the World Affairs Council – Washington, DC Board
Egyptian high school students participate in World Affairs Council competition
WAC-DC receives funding for Global Education Teacher Exchange Program
Former USAID Administrator Raj Shah to speak at World Affairs Council Gala
Magic Johnson raises $300,000 for World Affairs Council –Washington, DC