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Rice University History Professor Douglas Brinkley presents The Nixon Tapes Monday, November 10, at 5:30 in Fort Worth.

Ambassador Christopher R. Hill discusses his latest book Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy: A Memoir on November 17 in McKinney and November 16 in Dallas.

Gil Hoffman, Chief Political Correspondent and Analyst, The Jerusalem Post, provides An Insider’s Look at the Mayhem in the Middle East on Wednesday, November 5.

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The UAE, the U.S., and the Future
United Arab Emirates Ambassador to the United States Yousef Al Otaiba sat for an interview with Council President Jim Falk after the diplomat's program at the Rosewood Crescent Hotel on October 23. Their discussion explored the UAE's strategic partnership with the United States, including the mission to defeat ISIS, the UAE’s efforts to help the world understand moderate Islam and the UAE's well-planned economic progress and emergence as a must-visit destination.
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Google visits the Council
During his insightful and amusing discussion of internet censorship and freedom of expression, Council speaker Ben Blink, a senior policy analyst at Google, called the internet "the most powerful communications tool in human history." In the free and open environment of the internet, he said, "Ideas and art rise to the top or crash to the bottom because people decide, ultimately, what's important." You can hear this worthwhile discussion on our podcast.
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Council Board Member Thomas F. Codd
Congratulations to Council Board Member Thomas F. Codd who, PwC US announced Monday, is the corporation's new US Human Capital Leader and a Vice Chairman. His responsibilities include "driving PwC's talent strategy, including its programs and policies around flexibility, engagement, career progression and leadership development."

Triumph of the Spirit Award
The Council's 2013 International Educator of the Year Bhavani Parpia has earned another honor — she is the first local recipient of the Embrey Human Rights Program Triumph of the Spirit Award. A veteran educator she founded ConnecTeach Inc. to reach into the world's poor communities.

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One Day University Executive Edition

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5

World Affairs Council Annual National Conference

Nov

5

Gil Hoffman - Peace, Politics and Plutonium: An Insider’s Look at the Mayhem in the Middle East

Nov

10

Douglas Brinkley - The Nixon Tapes

Nov

15

A Conversation with Senator Ted Cruz

Nov

17

Ambassador Christopher Robert Hill - Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy: A Memoir

Nov

18

Global Forum: Ambassador Christopher Robert Hill

Nov

18

Ambassador Christopher Robert Hill - Outpost: Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy: A Memoir

Nov

20

World Affairs Council Member Social and Open House

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IPS - Jacques deLisle on China

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IEP has had over 8,000 students at our events in 2013- almost double the number from years past.

IEP is currently testing its JWAC students to get data about the impact of our education program.

We had almost 700 HS students from 30 area schools attend the International Career Day at UTA on December 4

JWACs have raised almost $5,500 for their Save the Children Service Learning project in fall of 2013.

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2014 Free World Religion Forum: Sikhism (Teachers and HS Students)

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Free 2014 International Career Day (HS students and their teachers)

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“Dia de los Muertos” Celebration

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Pathways to Empowerment: Helping Women Create Real Change

Helene Gayle, President and CEO of CARE USA

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