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Interview with Consul General Nagesh Singh

Posted On June 7, 2017 by Chase Stell, Graduate Student, Andrew Young School of Policy Studies
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“When you sit under your flag, the high in which it gives, no nine or ten digit salary can give you that.”

On March 8, 2017, I had the pleasure of interviewing Consul General Nagesh Singh of India. Within the first five minutes of the interview, it was apparent that Mr. Singh was in… more »

A Conversation with Bernard Taylor

Posted On February 2, 2017 by Valerie Perez, Georgia State University political science student and former World Affairs Council of Atlanta intern
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On October 11, I had the honor of meeting Bernard Taylor, partner at Alston & Bird and vice chair of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta.

Board Member Profile: Amanda Mattingly

Posted On July 15, 2016 by Alicia Griffiths
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I had the pleasure of meeting Amanda Mattingly, a Chairman’s Circle member of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta and senior director at the Arkin Group, a boutique consulting firm that provides private business intelligence and political-economic risk assessment to clients operating abroad.

Atlanta Global Health 2016 – Refugees and Health

Posted On May 20, 2016 by Emma Roach
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“Nationalism is an infantile disease. It is the measles of mankind.” Centers for Disease Control and Prevention director Thomas Frieden concluded his remarks with this 1929 quote from Albert Einstein. It perfectly summarized the proceedings of the 5th
Atlanta Summit: Global Health and Refugees.

Board Member Interview: Lucinda Smith

Posted On April 14, 2016 by Miringu Kiarie, program intern, World Affairs Council of Atlanta
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Lucinda Smith, board member of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta, is senior vice president of Global Business Services at AGCO. The World Affairs Council of Atlanta had the opportunity to talk with Smith about her role at the company as well as gain some insights on international issues, educating a workforce, and what it takes to be a global leader.