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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, May 23rd, 2018 at 4:28pm
Join our Board Chair, David Ramseur, for a panel discussion recalling the day of the "Friendship Flight" and how it prescribes a course for U.S.-Russia relations today.

Thursday, May 31st, 6:30PM at the Anchorage Museum at Rasmuson Center. Admission is FREE!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilWednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 1:59pm
One of our excellent scholarship recipients, Celeste, is a health science major at University of Alaska Southeast. She aims to aid in the refugee crisis and help international affairs.

Support Celeste's educational journey by making a donation to the Student Scholarship Fund!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilWednesday, May 23rd, 2018 at 12:15pm
We are looking for someone to fill the position of Program Director. In addition to developing program ideas, the Program Director is expected to create events in constituent relationship management software, update attendee information, and act as main point of contact for volunteers. They will also be responsible for volunteer recruitment, training, cultivation, and retention.

More information about the position and the application process can be found on the "Opportunities" page of our website!
Alaska World Affairs Council
Alaska World Affairs CouncilMonday, May 21st, 2018 at 4:28pm
The position of Program Director would be good for anyone who has experience in program planning and loves international exposure. The Program Director has the opportunity to connect will our amazing speakers through our community and educational programs.

Visit the "Opportunities" page on our website for more information about the position and the application process!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilMonday, May 21st, 2018 at 11:59am
Past speaker, Ambassador Lukman Faily, on Alaska's experience with oil production and exportation, and how Iraqis can take away some interesting facts for their own, similar, situation.

Happy reading!
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Alaska World Affairs CouncilSaturday, May 19th, 2018 at 6:51pm
The Scholarship Fund was started in 2017 to support Alaskan high school seniors who choose to remain in Alaska to pursue their higher education goals. The scholarship is structured to provide meaningful support throughout their undergraduate education, up to 4 years total.

Make a donation through our GoFundMe to aid the educational journey of our scholarship recipients Celeste and Jessica!

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Wednesday, May 16th, 2018 at 4:22pm
“The Middle East is not homogeneous, it is very diverse culturally from region to region” -John Moore #engagetheworld
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