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What is the Alaska World Affairs Council?

The Alaska World Affairs Council is a focused educational organization dedicated to stimulating interest in world affairs and inspiring its members to be involved in world events. The council was founded in 1958 by the late Evangeline Atwood with the conviction that better community education in world affairs is necessary for sound democratic citizenship.

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Alaska World Affairs Council

The Alaska World Affairs Council is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit, non-partisan organization which is membership-based and is one of approximately 90 members of the World Affairs Councils of America in Washington, DC.
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilWednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 5:54pm
Looking for a Mother's Day present? Look no further! Our Charity Brunch to Support Student Scholarship Fund is the perfect opportunity to show your mother how much you appreciate her AND show your support for our two amazing scholarship recipients!
Alaska World Affairs Council
Alaska World Affairs CouncilWednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 3:08pm
Our Deputy Director, Alyssa Bish, is moving to Scotland this fall to pursue her MBA at The University of Edinburgh. With her departure, we are looking to hire a part-time Program Director starting mid-July. This person would have AMAZING opportunities to connect with our world-class speakers and play a key role in making our public programming a success.

Visit our "Opportunities" page to learn more about the position and application instructions.
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilWednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 11:41am
Join us next Friday for a presentation by Ambassador Lukman Faily on "Beyond A War Zone: What's Next for Iraq."

Preregister online to receive complimentary parking!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilWednesday, April 18th, 2018 at 9:50am
On Thursday the 26th, Friday the 27th and Monday the 30th of April the 9th graders in Alaskan Studies will be giving their face-off presentations on a variety of AK topics including economics, subsistence living, equality, natural resources and important AK issues in the news.

The Anchorage School District is looking for judges/feedback givers for this process, which will occur over a three day period. If you are interested please contact Valerie Ekberg-Brown at ekberg-brown_valerie@asdk12.org
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilTuesday, April 17th, 2018 at 3:49pm
What was your favorite event this year? Who would you like to see again? Tell us at our Member Forum + Exclusive Q&A with Ambassador Lukman Faily!

Become a member today and RSVP to attend!
Alaska World Affairs Council
Alaska World Affairs CouncilMonday, April 16th, 2018 at 10:46am
Show your support for our two incredible scholarship recipients, Celeste and Jessica, by attending our Charity Brunch to Support Student Scholarship Fund.

This delightful event includes a deluxe brunch buffet from the culinary professionals at Sullivan's Steakhouse, a complimentary glass of champagne, live music, and door prizes.

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Friday, April 13th, 2018 at 7:56am
Can the zombie apocalypse happen in the arctic? Find out today, 12 PM @beartooth_ak #infectious #diseases https://t.co/zas8GxmYmN AKWorld photo
Friday, March 30th, 2018 at 10:40am
“The US is going to need to draw more red lines with Russia. I do not see this as a bad thing, rather a deterrent” @steven_pifer #backtocold
Wednesday, March 21st, 2018 at 7:51am
TOMORROW 6PM @49thStateBrew Our second annual storytelling event on “Foreign Faux Pas: Stories of Navigating Cultural Differences.” Join us! https://t.co/hmz32HDRlO AKWorld photo