World Affairs Council Seattle Essay Contest House

Getting Back to the Common Good with Robert Reich

Posted on Mar 8, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Getting Back to the Common Good with Robert Reich

The World Affairs Council and Global Washington welcomed Robert B. Reich, Chancellor’s Professor of Public Policy at the University of California at Berkeley and Senior Fellow at the Blum Center for...

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Keep Calm and Carry On

Posted on Mar 7, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Keep Calm and Carry On

On February 28, 2018 the World Affairs Council welcomed Matthew Rojansky, Director of the Kennan Institute at the Woodrow Wilson Center in WAshington, D.C. at Folio: The Seattle Athenaeum Library to discuss Putin,...

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One in a Billion: Understanding China from the Bottom-Up with NPR Journalist Scott Tong

Posted on Feb 23, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on One in a Billion: Understanding China from the Bottom-Up with NPR Journalist Scott Tong

Despite licensing issues, bureaucratic red-tape, and having to figure out how a...

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Reflecting on Vietnam with Bestselling Author Max Boot

Posted on Feb 23, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Reflecting on Vietnam with Bestselling Author Max Boot

In his recent book The Road Not Taken: Edward Lansdale and the American Tragedy...

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The Impossible Presidency

Posted on Feb 21, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on The Impossible Presidency

From Washington to Trump, the President of the United States remains the most...

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President of Gates Foundation discusses UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Posted on Jan 31, 2018 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on President of Gates Foundation discusses UN’s Sustainable Development Goals

Three years after the target date of the eight Millennium Development Goals...

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2016 World Citizen Essay Contest

CLICK HERE to view the winners give a summary of their essays at our World Citizen Awards Ceremony!

Download the full essay by clicking on the essay title.

Grades 3-5

Sydney Whipple, McDonald Elementary School, Death by Water in Bangladesh

Bergen Brown, Bryant Elementary School, Water is Life, but Sanitation is Dignity

Delphine Way, The Lake and Park School, When We Need Water

Kay Evans, Somerset Elementary, A Biological Solution for Clean Water and Abundant Fuels

Brenna Koester, Bryant Elementary School, Unless Someone Like You

Grades 6-8

Maya Sharma, Eastside Preparatory School, Strategies and Solutions to Solve the Global Water Crisis

Ronit Jain, Odle Middle School, Water-Related Disasters; Nature’s Ultimate Test of Community Resiliency

Amelia Hanley, Hamilton International Middle School, Making Invisible Water Visible

Alexander Karulin, International Community School, A Three-Step Solution to Dead Zones

Rose Hunskor, Assumption St. Bridget, Gender Inequality and the World Water Crisis

Grades 9-12

Matthew Tran, Glacier Peak High School, Modernizing and Providing the Toilet; Achieving Global Health One Flush at a Time

Sara Major, Glacier Peak High School, Saving Lives with SODIS

Shannon Hong, Skyview Junior High School, The Future of Water and Women

Rachel Eaton, University Prep, Water for Women

Aisling Doyle Wade, Roosevelt High School, Water: The People’s Resource

 

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