Author Archives: Cynthia Melcher

About Cynthia Melcher

Cynthia Melcher is Executive Director of the World Affairs Council of Western Massachusetts

Global Trivia Challenge: Test Your International Knowledge

The World Affairs Council is pleased and proud to present our first Global Trivia Challenge fundraiser to support the work of the Council. Teams of four will match wits on international affairs and current events, competing for prizes, enjoying Irish … Continue reading

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Instant Issues: President of Elms College Harry Dumay on Higher Education, Immigration, and the Public Good in April

Dr. Harry Dumay, President of Our Lady of the Elms College, will speak at an Instant Issues Brown Bag Lunch event on Higher Education, Immigration, and the Public Good on Thursday, April 12, 2018 at noon in the Community Room, One … Continue reading

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Ambassador Mark Hambley on Developments on the Arabian Peninsula in March

Longtime member and friend of the Council, Ambassador Mark Hambley will speak on “Developments on the Arabian Peninsula” at a special Instant Issues luncheon on Tuesday, March 20, 2018 from noon to 1:30 p.m. at the Springfield Sheraton Hotel at … Continue reading

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Winter Olympics 2018 Opening Ceremony Watch Party!

World Affairs Council board member Rich Rediker and his wife Gayle are generously opening up their lovely home—38 East Brook Drive in Hampden, MA—to the World Affairs Council for a relaxed and fun evening to watch the Opening Ceremonies of … Continue reading

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Haroon Ullah Returns on “How Do We Stop the Next World War” in February

Dr. Haroon K. Ullah will speak at an Instant Issues Brown Bag Lunch event on How Do We Stop the Next World War: The Weaponization of Information and the Fight for Cyber Supremacy on Wednesday, February 21, 2018 at noon in the … Continue reading

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