Reflections on WAS 2020

The 2020 World Affairs Seminar delegates receiving scholarships from Wayne Rotary Club: Treyton Blecke, Jacob Kneifl, Taytum Sweetland, and Christopher Woerdemann – all of Wayne HS – shared their experience, lessons learned, and friends made from around the world with Wayne Rotarians on Wednesday August 12.

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After a prolonged decline, world hunger is on the rise: in 2016 an estimated 815 million around the world did not have access to enough food to meet basic nutritional needs. Hunger is particularly a problem in the developing world, where violent conflicts, economic crises, and weather-related catastrophes have wreaked havoc on both food production and availability. Yet hunger is also an issue in the United States, where 1 in 6 Americans find themselves dealing with food insecurity on any given day. Such global statistics are not due to lack of food; for the past twenty years, the rate of global food production has increased faster than the rate of global population growth. That means that there is more than 1 ½ times enough food to feed everyone on the globe. How can hunger continue to persist in such a world of plenty?

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What’s New With WAS 2021?

Thursday, October 15th @ 5PM CDT"WAS is an amazing experience that shouldn’t be passed up, even when online."Join us for What's New With WAS 2021? to learn more about registering for our hybrid seminar. Together, we will: Introduce Our Hybrid Offerings Demonstrate New...

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Reflections on WAS 2020

Reflections on WAS 2020

The 2020 World Affairs Seminar delegates receiving scholarships from Wayne Rotary Club: Treyton Blecke, Jacob Kneifl, Taytum Sweetland, and Christopher Woerdemann – all of Wayne HS – shared their experience, lessons learned, and friends made from around the world with Wayne Rotarians on Wednesday August 12.

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WAS 2021: A Hybrid Experience

We are excited to offer this hybrid experience for the first time this year. For most, the preferred experience will be Traditional In-Person. Alternatively, the Virtual Option for some offers online virtual participation at a reduced cost.

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WAS 2020

WAS 2020

After a prolonged decline, world hunger is on the rise: in 2016 an estimated 815 million around the world did not have access to enough food to meet basic nutritional needs. Hunger is particularly a problem in the developing world, where violent conflicts, economic crises, and weather-related catastrophes have wreaked havoc on both food production and availability. Yet hunger is also an issue in the United States, where 1 in 6 Americans find themselves dealing with food insecurity on any given day. Such global statistics are not due to lack of food; for the past twenty years, the rate of global food production has increased faster than the rate of global population growth. That means that there is more than 1 ½ times enough food to feed everyone on the globe. How can hunger continue to persist in such a world of plenty?

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