Education through Partnerships

Partnership Benefits Cincinnati Students In February, Partnership for Innovation in Education (PIE) and the scientific research company 3M announced a partnership directly benefiting 600 Cincinnati middle school students. The PIE team connected 3M Milford plant engineers to the students through a problem solving program aimed at giving the students experience in the scientific fields. The […]

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Coffee Emporium and International Women’s Coffee Alliance

Justice, Profit, and Gender Equality Issues in the Global Coffee Industry Eileen Schwab from Cincinnati’s Coffee Emporium and Margaret Swallow from the International Women’s Coffee Alliance (IWCA) will be celebrating International Women’s Day the morning of March 7th at the Centennial Barn in Cincinnati. They will be sharing about the global reaches the coffee industry […]

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The Council Participates in National Conference

Global Ties 2015 On February 4, 2015, Michelle Harpenau, Executive Director; Katie Krafka, Director of Global Education; and Catharina Toltzis, Board Chair, flew from CVG Airport to Washington DC for a three day national conference with over 600 attendees hosted by one of Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council’s national affiliates: Global Ties U.S. The meeting provided a wealth of resources for over […]

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The Council Reviews Cincinnati Impact in 2014

GCWAC Welcomes Community Last Monday, over 30 community leaders, board members, and council members attended the Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Councils Annual Meeting at the Phoenix. New board members Karlee Hillard, Wolfgang Kreutzer, PJ Lonneman, and Linette Kuy were welcomed onto the Board of Directors and Michelle Harpenau, Executive Director, and Katie Krafka, Director of Global Education Programs, reported […]

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Chance meeting over dinner – volunteering with international visitors

As we get into the season of Thanksgiving, I begin to think about what I am grateful for in this region and in the work that I do with international visitors and students through the Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council. It is truly lucky to have such unique restaurants that are local – Skyline, LaRosa’s, […]

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KMG Sports Management & The 12th Man: Cincinnati & The Netherlands Joint Business Venture

I am a licensed attorney and player representative for KMG Sports Management located here in Cincinnati, Ohio. KMG is a full service sports agency that has handled the careers of over 500 premiere athletes in the NBA, NFL, international basketball and several NCAA Division 1 head coaches including Bob Huggins (West Virginia University), Frank Martin […]

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It is your opportunity to be a Home Stay Host This Year!

August 1-3, 2014: Ohio University is bringing 15 Japanese students here to stay with families to immerse them in American culture. It is up to you to show them what is BEST about the region. September 6-14, 2014: Bringing 6 Russian professionals to the region working with the International Center and Open World Leadership Center who are looking […]

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What does it mean to be a Home Stay Host Overnight Volunteer?

Host a visiting guest in your home with you and your family for a weekend, week, or month.  Here is a chance to make lasting friendships with people from around the world, experience different and exciting cultures, as well as hear first-hand what is happening in other countries.  This is a unique opportunity to give […]

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