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The World Affairs Councils of America supports the high-quality programs, educational initiatives, and operational excellence of more than 90 nonprofit, nonpartisan member Councils across the United States. WACA and this nationwide network of World Affairs Councils strive to foster deeper understanding of key global issues and to provide access to leaders and decision-makers so that our communities can better compete, collaborate, and make informed decisions in a complex world.

 

World Affairs Councils of America Wins DANDI Award

The World Affairs Councils of America is pleased to announce that it was honored with the 2014 Diversity and Inclusion (DANDI) Award in the international category.

Accepting the honor at the 3rd Annual DANDI Awards Ceremony in New York City on December 1, 2014, WACA President and CEO Bill Clifford said:

"The World Affairs Councils of America believes everyone benefits when we create a public environment where a diverse community is challenged to share ideas about international issues while considering other points of view. For our Councils, which put a premium on civil dialogue, the commitment to the values of inclusion and diversity of thought and perspective makes us better learners, employees, leaders, and citizens. 

For more on the DANDIs, visit their website here. Read the press release here

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Carlson & The Carlson Family Foundation

Carnegie Corporation of New York

Chevron

The Claremont Group

The Coca-Cola Company

Council on International Educational Exchange (CIEE) 

DailyChatter

Delegation of the European Union to the United States

Eden Hall Foundation

ExxonMobil

Foreign Policy Association

The Gambrinus Company

Global Ties U.S.

Goldman Sachs

Google

The Holmes Organisation

Johnson + Sterling

Mr. Michael Phillip

NATO

Orbital ATK

Rational Middle Energy Series

Raytheon

Rosetta Stone

Shell

Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center  

Thomson Reuters

Tomassian, Throckmorton & Inouye LLP

Turkish Cultural Foundation

UPS