Women leading the way in STEM careers

In 2015 women ran three of the biggest oil companies in Alaska. Despite the changes in the realms of petroleum, women in Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) still continue …

Turkey & the future of the Middle East

Coming soon: Turkey’s Role in the Shaping of the New Middle East presented by Dr. Sinan Ciddi. Dr. Ciddi is a professor and researcher at Georgetown University. In addition to …

Ambassador Mark Brzezinski on the Arctic

Ambassador Mark Brzezinski’s speech on the Arctic Executive Steering Committee (AESC) on Tuesday, January 26th at the Dena’ina Center to an audience of Anchorage Rotarians and members of the Alaska …

World News Update 1-27-16

Jihadist Threats to the Homeland “Can We Stop Homegrown Terrorists?” Peter Bergen — The Wall Street Journal, January 22, 2016 “Al Qaeda and ISIS: Existential Threats to the U.S. and …

Academic WorldQuest Challenges Students

Four thousand high school students, 40 World Affairs Councils, and 26 States are what make up the National Academic WorldQuest. Each of these students is challenged to learn about current …

AKWorld Stories – Will Theuer

WILL THEUER Alaska World Affairs Council Board of Directors & member Involved with AKWorld for 20+ years “I’ve always found the many personal connections rewarding. I endeavor to correspond with …

World News Update 12-23-15

The Year in Review “The World Events That Mattered Most in 2015” James M. Lindsay — CFR Blog “The Water’s Edge,” December 15, 2015 “Africa in Review 2015: Economic Stagnation, …

AKWorld Stories – Jodi Fischer

JODI FISCHER New member of the Alaska World Affairs Council “I’ve lived and worked in many countries including, but not limited to Egypt, Jordan, Israel, Bolivia, Greece, Japan, Vietnam, El …

AKWorld Stories – Alyssa Bish

ALYSSA BISH Alaska World Affairs Council, Operations & Marketing Director Involved with AKWorld since 2010 “I had quite the introduction to the Alaska World Affairs Council in September 2010. I …