Leadership Development for Women

In order to advance humanitarian and relief efforts in Haiti, the support for women leaders in politics, business, and civil society is critical in bolstering development and inclusive decision-making. While in Cleveland, five emerging Haitian leaders–including a promoter of women political rights and a manager at a clean water bottling facility–will meet with a wide-array […]

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Promoting Social Change through the Arts

Using the arts in a constructive manner for positively influencing populations and their behavior can emerge in a variety of ways. CCWA will be welcoming leaders from Afghanistan, Bahamas, Haiti, Indonesia, Israel, Nicaragua, Norway, and Turkey for a multi-regional project that will investigate social change through the arts. Participants will explore the geographic, ethnic, and […]

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Developing Civil Society: Women in Leadership

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is excited to welcome 25 women from Africa for the program “Developing Civil Society: Women in Leadership.” Upon their arrival to Cleveland, they will engage in various meetings and presentations directed towards women seeking to have active roles in policymaking, mentorship, and professional networking. They will also participate in a leadership […]

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Youth and Community Conflict Resolution

The earth is shared by nearly 7 billion people, 1.2 billion of which are youth. And although they comprise nearly 25 percent of the world’s working population, youth account for more than 40 percent of the world’s unemployed. It comes as no surprise that youth and community conflict exist as universal issues, creating challenges that […]

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