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Fort Worth-Based Bell Wins $455M Navy Contract for 12 Viper Helicopters for Nigeria

by | Mar 21, 2024
The Defense Post said the Vipers are expected to enhance Nigeria’s air defense capabilities and help uphold regional stability once delivered.
From Startups to Skill Sets: Blackstone LaunchPad Broadens Mission to Equip Grads for Any Career
by | Oct 18, 2023
Blackstone LaunchPad has expanded its mission beyond entrepreneurship. With a mix of next-gen career readiness, LaunchPad is set to equip students with adaptable skills for any professional path. We talk with Blackstone Charitable Foundation Executive Director Maura Pally during a Dallas visit about the program's new pilot internships and more.
World Affairs Council Educator of the Year Luncheon Features State Department Spokesman
by | Mar 14, 2023

The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth’s 2023 Educator of the Year luncheon March 27 will feature a keynote by U.S. Department of State spokesman Ned Price, a former council intern. Price is a former political adviser and intelligence officer.

Last week, the State Department announced that Price would move to a new role later this month working directly with Secretary of State Antony Blinken....

Why is the Dallas skyline green, orange, and white? Downtown Dallas skyline lights up for India's Independence Day.
Lighting Up a Growing Bond: The Indian American Impact on Business in North Texas and Beyond
On the 75th anniversary of Indian Independence Day on Monday, the tricolor Dallas skyline was the glow of success for 220,000 Indian Americans who've made North Texas their home. A new report from the Indian American CEO Council shows the positive impact they've made on our economy, our jobs, and our communities.

Co-Chairs Sanjiv Yajnik and Arun Agarwal started the IACEO in 2018 after accompanying Governor Abbott on a trade mission to India. "The governor realized the power of India, and India realized the power of Texas. We could make a difference."