About Us

The World Affairs Seminar (WAS) is a unique interactive educational program for high school students. The week-long experience provides an opportunity for international students from a variety of backgrounds to discuss issues in a non-threatening environment. They experience new and different ideas and viewpoints brought forward both by their colleagues and by world renowned experts.

History and Vision

Our vision is to bring better understanding of world problems to young people from around the globe,using current issues as a learning platform. Read More

Board of Advisors

The World Affairs Seminar Board of Advisors is a group of thoughtful, high-profile individuals who lend credibility to this important initiative. Read More

Board of Directors

The Board of Directors are forward-thinking Rotarians committed to the promotion, advancement and success of the World Affairs Seminar. Read More

Staff

World Affairs Seminar Staff Counselors and Nurses are highly valued and the backbone of the WAS seminar experience. Read More

Sponsors

Take a look at some of the people whose generosity helps make the World Affairs Seminar possible. Read More

Partners

The World Affairs Seminar is privileged to have many partners to provide valuable knowledge and experience. Read More

World Affairs Seminar
10600 W. Mitchell Street
West Allis, Wisconsin 53214
414-453-4984

Privacy Policy:

The World Affairs Seminar does not share or sell personal information about students or sponsors with any other organization except as authorized by signed release. This includes personal, health, financial, or other information. Information you post on public websites and other accessible media is your responsibility.

Refund Policy:

To receive credit after payment has been made, students, sponsors must notify the World Affairs Seminar in writing that their delegate is unable to attend, or if the sponsor is unable to fill a paid for space at the Seminar. (e-mail is considered "in writing" for these purposes as long as the e-mail is acknowledged as having been received.) Full credit applies if notification is received by April 1; 50% credit if application is cancelled between April 1 but prior to May 21; no credit is available if application is cancelled after May 21, unless extraordinary circumstances such as illness, death exist. All cancellation credits are subject to $75.00 processing fee and must be used within one calendar year. Note: in agreeing to attend WAS, parents and students promise to reimburse their sponsor for the full amount of any loss due to cancellation. WAS offices: (414) 453-4984, or contact@worldaffairsseminar.org.

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