Between Two Continents: A New American’s Perspective

Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council Intern Ahmed Elessawy reflects on his experiences in the process of becoming a US Citizen. On the left, Ahmed Elessawy with his Certificate of Naturalization at the U.S. Naturalization Ceremony at Transylvania University. End of a Process … Continue reading

International English Teachers Visit NKU

Connecting English Teachers to the United States “What do you call the food- you might eat it at the movies- it gets puffy when it’s cooked…” Dr. David Gutmann asked this open-ended question to a unique class today at Northern … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Coffee Emporium and International Women’s Coffee Alliance

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 … Continue reading

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 … Continue reading

Interfaith Relations in Cincinnati

Shakila Ahmad Shakila Ahmad is a Cincinnati community leader on a mission: to connect diverse individuals in the Cincinnati region and foster relationships based on mutual understanding. She accomplishes this through serving the community in at least five different organizations … Continue reading

Friends in February: Miami University

The Greater Cincinnati World Affairs Council offers sincere gratitude Miami University for purchasing tickets in support of the One Mind One World One Night Gala. Organizations like Miami University are a valuable asset to the Tri-State region, especially when they … Continue reading