CCWA Honors Patrick Kearns of Refugee Response

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs (CCWA) is excited to honor Patrick Kearns, Executive Director of Refugee Response, with our inaugural Dr. Wael Khoury Award for Emerging Global Leaders at our 2022 Global Impact Award event on May 4, 2022. The Dr. Wael Khoury Award for Emerging Global Leaders recognizes an inspirational, emerging leader in […]

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Episode 52: Art and International Cooperation: The Bridges Cleveland Helps Build

Panelists included André Gremillet, President and CEO of The Cleveland Orchestra; Heather Lemonedes Brown, Chief Curator of The Cleveland Museum of Art; Yaron Kohlberg, President of Piano Cleveland; and international pianist, Bishara Haroni.  In a partnership with Piano Cleveland, the Cleveland Council on World affairs hosted a panel discussion on the topic of Art and […]

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CCWA Welcomes Grace Blanchard and Maria Garcia-Olalla

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is pleased to welcome two more new colleagues to our team. Grace Blanchard is CCWA’s new Office Coordinator, and Maria Garcia-Olalla joins the international exchange team as the new Program Associate for International Exchanges. They both assumed their new positions on October 18, 2021. “We are excited to welcome […]

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CCWA Welcomes Amy Moniot and Veronica Ruhe

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is pleased to welcome two new colleagues to our team. Amy Moniot has accepted the role of Manager of Programming, and Veronica Ruhe is CCWA’s new Program Associate for Student Programs. They both assumed their new positions on October 4, 2021. “We are delighted to welcome Amy and Veronica […]

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CCWA Farewell to Two Amazing Colleagues

This summer, CCWA will bid farewell to two colleagues: Daniela Milan, CCWA’s Manager of Programming, and Katie Ferman, Senior Program Officer for International Exchanges, are both moving on to a new chapter in their careers. Over the past several years, both Daniela and Katie have tremendously contributed to CCWA in helping grow our reach and […]

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Working Internationally: Global Competency for Business

Do you work on a global team? Do you interact with international clients or partners? Are you interested in working more effectively with people from other cultures? WHAT Join the Cleveland Council on World Affairs for a two-part workshop series to develop skills for working more effectively internationally. Learning outcomes from the series include: Learn […]

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Working Internationally: Global Competency for Business

Do you work on a global team? Do you interact with international clients or partners? Are you interested in working more effectively with people from other cultures? WHAT Join the Cleveland Council on World Affairs for a two-part workshop series to develop skills for working more effectively internationally. Learning outcomes from the series include: Learn […]

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CCWA Announces Launch of the Young Professionals Advisory Committee

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is excited to announce the launch of the Young Professionals Advisory Committee (YPAC), a body of young professionals who will support the work of CCWA in its efforts to engage young professionals and students in our programming by: Providing program feedback and insight to the board and staff of […]

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Cleveland Council on World Affairs Announces Board of Directors Leadership Transition

The Board of Directors of the Cleveland Council on World Affairs has elected Carter Strang as its new Chairman. He will assume his new role on July 1, 2020. Carter has been an active participant in CCWA’s programs over the years, and is a valued member of CCWA’s education committee. “We are excited about the […]

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How to Plan a Refugee Camp

CCWA’s popular How to Plan a Refugee Camp event is back for a third time! Paul Frankmann, a former Exploring Humanitarian Law trainer at the American Red Cross, will lead a hands-on workshop analyzing humanitarian law and the policies that protect refugees and internally displaced persons, as well as demonstrating how to ethically build the […]

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