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Save the Date: World Affairs Council-Washington, DC Global Education Gala - March 29, 2016

The World Affairs - HONORS Global Education Gala is the Council's annual dinner and awards ceremony to honor organizations that align with the World Affairs Council - Washington, DC's mission to #SupportGlobalEducation.

  • The Keynote Address will be delivered by the U.S. Secretary of Defense, The Honorable Ashton B. Carter, who will also receive an International Public Service Award
  • The George Mason University will receive the Educator of the Year Award that will be accepted by Dr. Ángel Cabrera, President
  • The National Geographic Society will receive the Global Communications Award that will be accepted by Gary E. Knell, President and CEO
  • The IBM Corporation will receive the Global Education Award that will be accepted by Daniel S. Pelino, General Manager – Global Public Sector
  • The Republic of South Africa will receive the Distinguished Diplomatic Service Award that will be accepted by H.E. Mninwa J Mahlangu, Ambassador to the United States
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