2017 Peacemaker Awards

2017  PEACEMAKER IN OUR MIDST Honorees! Neighborhood Dispute Settlement – Jacob Kanagy Pine Street Presbyterian Church  Joyce Bylander – Dickinson College Dr. Rukhsana Rahman Athar Rafiq  Ann Marie Judson  Samia Malik Dr. Kurt DeGoede, Elizabethtown College

2015 Scholars

The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg congratulates the 2015 Global Scholar Certificate Honorees. Students who completed the program received their awards on Friday, May 15 at Penn State Hershey Fitness and Conference Center. Global Scholar Certificate Awardees included: Harrisburg Academy Amelia Nazar Amber Hilbish Jackie Tsimmerman Jenny Oh Max Cherepinsky Nisha Momin Sara Safiuilah Sarah …

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International Women’s Conference

International Women’s Conference Explores issues of importance to women in our local communities and around the world. Former conferences have focused on Women and Power, Women and Politics, and Women and Immigration. 2022 International Women’s Day Conference 2021 International Women’s Conference International Women’s Day Conference Thanks to All for a Successful 2016 International Women’s Conference! …

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2013 Competition

1st Annual Poetry and Storytelling Gala Photos and video below, but first, our winners! Winners: First Place: The Words of the World There are heroes among men Blending in with the crowds They stand with their heads bent With their eyes lowered And backs stooped For they carry a world on their shoulders A world …

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2020 Torch of Global Enlightenment Awards

2020 Awardees: Quakertown Superintendent William Harner The World Affairs Council of Harrisburg honors Dr. Harner for his enlightened understanding of global engagement in education. Dr. Harner’s support of educating students in international affairs and his appreciations of cultural diversity makes him a gifted educator.  Dr. Harner has consistently supported youth programs of the World Affairs …

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Annual Peace Symposium

Annual Peace Symposium To commemorate the tragedy of Sept. 11, 2001, WACH sponsors an annual International Peace Symposium and presents “Peacemaker in Our Midst” awards to local leaders who are advocates for peace in our community. 2021 International Peace Symposium 2019 International Peace Symposium 2018 International Peace Symposium! Thanks to Peacemakers for a Successful 2017 …

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2013 Academic WorldQuest Winners and Topics

2013 Winning Teams for Academic WorldQuest First Place — Cumberland Valley High School, Team 2 Second Place — Cumberland Valley High School, Team 2 Third Place — Harrisburg Academy, Team 1 2013 Academic WorldQuest Topics US Economic Competitiveness US Education: Competing Globally US Energy Policy Middle East Afghanistan/Pakistan China UN Millennium Goals: Environmental Sustainability Geography …

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2016 Competition

Thanks to our Sponsors for a Great Event! Here are the entries: Kate Foley (Second Place) Katie Trindell Lenora Perce Marissa Kopp (Tied Third Place) Nada Rahmouni Peace Okiye (Tied Third Place) Sarah Trindell Maryah Burney (First Place) Veda Chanda Tierra Woodford   Contest participants tried out an alternate form of poetry, African dance. More photos to come…

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