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WACA Weekly Newsletter: November 19, 2018

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November 19, 2018

WACA Weekly - Happy Thanksgiving!

Tennessee WAC Podcast on WACA Qatar Mission; WACA Conference Survey and Photo Gallery; UAE Educator Tour in March; WAC Charlotte Hiring; Council Highlights; WAC Philly's Travel the World

Podcast on Qatar: WACA Leadership Mission Delegate Shepherd

Tennessee World Affairs Council Board Chairman Jim Shepherd discusses his impressions of Qatar's government and business relations to the United States, its economic and educational achievements, Al Jazeera, Doha's stunning cityscapes and plans, and the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. Listen to the podcast here.

Save the Date: WACA 2019 National Conference

Mark your calendars now! The World Affairs Councils of America will return to The Mayflower Hotel for next year's National Conference: November 6-8, 2019.

2018 Conference Survey - We Welcome Your Feedback!

All attendees of the WACA 2018 Conference should have received an email earlier today requesting that you take part in a survey. For those who missed it (attendees only), please click this survey link to participate - it should take you no longer than 10-15 minutes. Your responses, comments, and recommendations will help us plan the 2019 National Conference.

The survey will be close automatically at 11:55 pm ET on Friday, November 30, 2018.

Braving the New World Order

November 7–9, 2018

The Mayflower Hotel – Washington, DC

Check Out Our Photo Gallery

Click on the following links to see photos from this year's Conference - and feel free to download them!

**You will need to create a Dropbox account in order to access and engage with the below photos, except for the "General Conference Photos" link. It's fast - and free - to create an account!**

WACA 2018 General Conference Photos

WACA 2018 Conference FPA OAS Reception

WACA 2018 Conference State Secretary Michaelis and Transatlantic Panel

WACA 2018 Conference Dambisa Moyo

WACA 2018 Conference Peter Singer

WACA 2018 Conference 1918 Society Dinner

WACA 2018 Conference Leadership Day

We'd love to see your own Conference photos, too! Please submit your photos in the shared Dropbox folder below. (By uploading your photos to this folder, you give permission to the World Affairs Councils of America to post online and use your photos in our communications.)

WACA 2018 Conference WACs Photo Contributions

2018 Conference videos are being edited and will be made available to the Council network after the Thanksgiving holiday.

Thanks to everyone who made this year's WACA National Conference

a wonderful success, especially our sponsors!

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UAE Educator Study Tour with WAC Dallas/Fort Worth

The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth and the Embassy of the UAE in Washington, DC will collaborate for a third educator study tour on March 8-17, 2019 to develop an educational program to bring context to the American classroom. The study tour will include opportunities for participants to interact with top UAE government officials, visit internationally renowned museums, participate in cultural activities, visit schools and universities, and more!


Application Deadline: WACDFW will close the application process upon the submission of 30 Texas and 30 non-Texas applications or on Friday, December 14, 2018 at 5:30 PM CT. Apply here.

WAC Charlotte is Hiring!


World Affairs Council of Charlotte -- Assist. Director of Programs & Dev.

WAC Charlotte seeks an energetic, creative, dynamic, and organized individual with the aptitude to manage record-keeping, daily operations of the office, and event planning in a fast-paced, high pressure, and deadline oriented nonprofit office environment. Apply here.

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