Letter from the President & CEO
I recently read an article in Columbus CEO entitled “Delivering the Messages of Transparency and Civility” in which the article focuses on the Columbus Partnership and how it has embraced the core principles of transparency and civility. As I read the article, I began reflecting on the work that we do at the Columbus Council on World Affairs, and asked myself, “Are we helping to achieve these goals? And, if so, how?”
GSD Starts Year with Cultural Dialogues
The Global Scholars Diploma program kicked off the start of the school year with 500 new students for a total of nearly 1200 students in the program. These new students joined us for half-day sessions in downtown Columbus to explore an enormous question: what is culture?
An Interview with Luis Stauffer
Luis Stauffer was adopted from Guatemala by American parents. His father’s work was in community development, which forced the family to travel frequently. Luis was able to travel across Latin and South America for 13 years.
A Look at our Community: Mauritanians in Columbus
Mauritania, a country on the west coast of Africa, was the last country on earth to outlaw slavery in the 1980s, and unfortunately the practice is still alive today in many forms.