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JUST ONE WEEK LEFT!

GLOBAL BUSINESS SUMMIT

Wednesday, November 8 @ SNHU

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International trade is a critical piece of New Hampshire's economic success: exports of New Hampshire products topped $4 billion last year and trade supports nearly 25% of the state's jobs. How will the current political climate impact free and fair trade? Ambassador Rufus Yerxa, President of the National Foreign Trade Council, will outline the benefits of an open, rules-based world economy and the impact of international trade on businesses, government, and local communities. 

   

PANELISTS: Professor Charlotte Broaden, SNHU; Kedar Gupta, ARC Energy; with Fred Kocher, host of "NH Business with Fred Kocher" on WMUR, moderating.

Dining Center, SNHU, 2500 N. River Road, Manchester 03106

5:30 PM- Reception; 6:30 PM- Program

EARLY BIRD TICKET PRICES:

$25 Members / $35 Non-Members ($35/at the door for everyone)

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Welcome, Karli!

 

The Council welcomed a new staff member this week: Karli Miller. Karli will help manage our many educational events and special projects as Program Coordinator. Prior to coming to the World Affairs Council, Karli lived in Washington D.C. while working for non-profit organizations and political campaigns at the congressional and presidential levels. Karli also taught Political Science and International Relations as a Visiting Professor at New England College. She has a bachelor's degree in Political Science from New England College and a master's degree in International Relations from Webster University. Karli has lived and studied in Thailand, the Netherlands, Austria, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom. 

Executive Director nominated for NH Business Excellence Award

  

The World Affairs Council of New Hampshire's long-time leader, Anna Berry, was recently nominated for a NH Business Review "Business Excellence Award" by Council member Suze Scholl. The annual awards recognize the imagination, industriousness, innovation and achievements of business and nonprofit leaders in New Hampshire.

"The scope of the Council's reach reflects the many ways in which Anna's creative transformation of the WACNH continues to touch a wider and wider audience both within NH, across the region and with key stakeholders in our nation's capitol," Scholl said.

The nominees will be recognized at the NH Business Excellence Awards ceremony on Wednesday, November 1 at 5:30 PM at the Radisson in Manchester.


Community event: Preventing Nuclear War


As North Korea continues to dominate the world's headlines, the Union of Concerned Scientists is holding a program and discussion on nuclear weapons on Monday, November 6 at UNH Durham. UCS is also seeking community support for a letter to U.S. Senator Jeanne Shaheen advocating for thoughtful debate on reducing the role of nuclear weapons as an instrument of U.S. national security policy. For more information or to sign the letter, contact Sean Meyer at UCS.

Monday, November 6 at 7 PM

Location: 312 Horton Social Science Center | 20 Academic Way | Durham, NH 03824 | Room 210

This discussion will be led by Dr. David Wright, co-director of UCS’s Global Security Program, and Dr. Ira Helfand, co-founder and past president of Physicians for Social Responsibility.

Mission Moments: Bringing the World to NH!

Families in Transition created this fabulous thank you note for our visitors from Peru, who volunteered at the Manchester non-profit which assists homeless families and individuals.

International Visitor Leadership Program participants from Japan were hosted over the weekend by Board Member Carolyn Richmond, her husband Stewart, and other friends. Learn more about becoming a citizen diplomat with the program!

Community Events Calendar

CONVERSATION CAFE AT THE CURRIER

Thursday, November 9 at 6 PM

A free community event encouraging conversation between immigrant and non-immigrant communities presented by Welcoming Manchester

Currier Museum of Art, 150 Ash Street, Manchester, NH

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UNH INTERNATIONAL SEMINAR

Tuesday, November 14, 12:40-2:00 pm, MUB Theater II

Cybersecurity: Impacts on the Nation, the World & You
Panel Discussion with 
James Ramsay (moderator), Professor of Security Studies, UNH Manchester;
Maeve Dion, Assistant Professor of Security Studies, UNH Manchester; and
Greg Falco, Co-Founder of NeuroMesh; Adjunct Professor, Columbia University

FRIENDSHIP DINNER

Thursday, November 16 at 6:30 PM

Turkish Cultural Center's 5th Annual Friendship Dinner & Awards Ceremony

Puritan Conference Center, Manchester

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* Events listed here and on our website are not necessarily endorsed or supported by WACNH but we like to share information that might be of interest from other community organizations! To see all upcoming events, visit our Community Events page online and follow us on Facebook! *

 

 

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