CWA Board and Volunteer Leadership Update

June 4, 2021

The Conference on World Affairs is pleased to announce its programming executive team for the 2021-22 conference year. CWA Program Committee Chairs and CWA Community Outreach Chair appointed along with updates to the CWA board.


2021 CWA Board and Volunteer Leadership Update

Oct. 15, 2020

Laurie Leinonen has been elected to serve as CWA Program Committee Chair, working in partnership with Lauren Daniels, our first-ever Student Program Chair. The Board created the Student Program Chair position several months ago in an effort to further enhance student voices in curating the conference.


CWA Volunteer Leadership and Board Update

May 14, 2019

The Conference on World Affairs is pleased to announce members of its volunteer leadership team for the 2019-20 conference as well as new members of the CWA Board.


CWA Welcomes New Community Chairs and Board Members

June 26, 2018

The 2019 CWA Community Chair term has begun and the responsibilities of the role will be shared between Margaret Hollingsworth and Laurie Hathorn.


Laurie Hathorn Elected as CWA Community Vice-Chair

Aug. 7, 2017

Laurie Hathorn has been elected by the Conference on World Affairs Program Committee chairs to serve as Community Vice-Chair for the 2017-18 academic year. The Vice-Chair assists the Community Chair with CWA Program Committee oversight and conference planning. Hathorn began volunteering with the conference in 2015, serving on the Business...

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CWA Welcomes Betsy Hand as Community Chair

Aug. 29, 2016

CWA Vice Community Chair Betsy Hand has been elected by the CWA Program Committee to serve as Community Chair for the 2016-17 academic year after long-time CWA friend and volunteer, Stephanie Rudy stepped down from the position. Hand is a long-time volunteer for the conference, including helping to lead the...