EDUCATION 


 Our education program enriches global education for teachers and students!


MODEL UN & THINK GLOBAL CONFERENCE

These state-wide conferences bring together high school students and their teachers to learn more about foreign policy and world affairs.

LEARN MORE -- UPCOMING CONFERENCES



PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOPS

The Council  provides the opportunity for teachers around the state to learn more about the world through professional development opportunities and travel abroad.

UPCOMING WORKSHOPS: Tools for the Digital Age with Google! September 23 at UNHM




        

MORE ENRICHMENT OPPORTUNITIES

We strive to provide students with opportunities to meet an international visitor in their classroom, hear a presentation from a leader in foreign policy in their school, or attend a Council event to go beyond the headlines outside of their regular curriculum. Contact us to learn more!



4TH ANNUAL

GLOBAL BUSINESS SUMMIT

Monday, September 22 @ SNHU

Freedom & Power in the Digital Age


FEATURING ROSS LAJEUNESSE

Global Head of Free Expression & International Relations, Google;and a panel of local business leaders


Dining Center, Southern NH University

2500 N. River Road

Manchester NH 03106

5 PM- Reception; 6 PM- Program

Tickets: $25/Council Member; $35/Non-Member; SNHU students free!

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A program of the World Affairs Councils of America with support provided by a grant from Google, Inc.


ABOUT ROSS LAJEUNESSE
Ross LaJeunesse leads the global team responsible for advancing the company’s work on free expression and open Internet issues, as well as Google’s relationships with international organizations. He previously served as Google's Head of Public Policy and Government Affairs for Asia Pacific.

Before joining Google, LaJeunesse was Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor to California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger. There, he developed and executed the Governor’s ambitious policy agenda, overseeing a broad range of issues from education reform to economic development. Prior to his appointment in the Schwarzenegger administration, LaJeunesse was Chief of Staff to California Controller Steve Westly, the state’s chief financial officer. He began his career as an assistant to U.S. Senate Majority Leader George J. Mitchell and later served as Senator Edward Kennedy’s chief advisor. on reinventing government, and national and community service issues.
 
LaJeunesse received his law degree with honors from the Harvard Law School. He graduated magna cum laude and Phi Beta Kappa from Dartmouth College with a degree in Asian Studies.

 


   

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