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 POSTPONED: Cover to Cover Author Series

October's Cover to Cover with author Jonathan Tepperman has been postponed. We are working with him to reschedule a conference call on his new book The Fix: How Nations Survive and Thrive in a World in Decline

There will be no call tomorrow (October 19 at 2:00 PM ET). We apologize for any inconvenience. 

Jonathan Tepperman is Managing Editor  of Foreign Affairs Magazine. He began his career as a speechwriter at the UN in 1994, before pursuing journalism and taking editorship positions at publications such as Newsweek International. Tepperman is an accomplished contributor to variety of newspapers and magazines and the co-editor of se veral books. During his career, he has also conducted more than a dozen interviews with world leaders including Bashar al-Assa d and Shinzo Abe.  ( Full bio )
EDUCATORS SOUGHT FOR STUDY TRIP TO UAE


The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth invites educators from around the United States to apply for an expenses-paid   study trip to the United Arab Emirates on March 11-19, 2017. The program is supported by the UAE Embassy in Washington, D.C. 

As many as a dozen 6th-12th grade educators from North Texas and across the U.S. may be selected for the trip that begins with a one-day get-acquainted workshop at the UAE Embassy in DC on March 10. Participants then travel to the UAE, a nation of more than 9 million people with a globally respected education system. 

"The Portrait of the UAE" study trip includes exploration of culture, education workshops, travel and community events. The program is designed to supports curriculum development that "emphasizes 21st century skills and promotes collaboration between American and UAE educators."

Educators who participate in the UAE study trip will be required to present classroom discussions of the experience that can be shared with other districts and at conferences.

Applications will be accepted until   
5:30 PM (CST) on Thursday, December 15
. Submit applications to Amy Miller, Director of Education at the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth, at amiller@dfwworld.org.

The World Affairs Councils of America 

1200 18th St., NW, Suite 902, Washington, DC 20036

Phone (202) 833-4557  Fax (202) 833-4555

Email waca@worldaffairscouncils.org Website www.worldaffairscouncils.org