Protected: Norman Tribute

N.B. This is a surprise for Norman, so please try to keep it under wraps Theme A tribute to Norman Houston to say thank you for all he has done for WIP over the years. Please feel free to incorporate the following ideas (you can pick one or all of them, although see...
Applications for WIP Class of 2018 launching soon

Applications for WIP Class of 2018 launching soon

Applications for the WIP Class are now open – please see this site for more information This year, for the first time, we will be placing students in New York as well as Washington DC as part of the program. If you would like to receive an update when the...
Celtic Cup 2017

Celtic Cup 2017

***Photos available on the Celtic Cup Flickr Page***   12th Annual Celtic Cup The 12th Annual Celtic Cup was held on September 11th at the Ernie Els designed Whiskey Creek Golf Club in Ijamsville, MD. The day began with a moment of silence, led by Wounded Warrior...
Northern Ireland Bureau Farewell 2017

Northern Ireland Bureau Farewell 2017

  Northern Ireland Bureau Farewell The Northern Ireland Bureau hosted a farewell event for the WIP Class of 2017 on Thursday July 27th, 2017 at the Homer Building in DC. The evening was a chance to not only honor the Class of 2017 for their accomplishments this...
Host Family Farewell 2017

Host Family Farewell 2017

Host Family Farewell 2017 We were delighted to honor our 26 amazing host families for the Class of 2017 on Friday, July 28th, 2017 at Chevy Chase Village Hall. The purpose of the evening was to extend our greatest thanks to the families that host the 30 WIP Students...
Aine Lawless – Journeys

Aine Lawless – Journeys

Aine Lawless Journeys Currently in her second year studying Multimedia in DCU, Áine has a keen interest in cross border relations. She is a graduate of the Glencree Young Peace Builders Program and acts as a Student Ambassador for her University. For the past year she...
Susan Butler – The Perks of Having a Mentor

Susan Butler – The Perks of Having a Mentor

Susan Butler The Perks of Having a Mentor Susan is in her third year of Arts International in University College Cork. She specializes in French and Psychology and is currently on her Erasmus Year in Rennes, France. Susan has a passion for improving education...
Nadine McGarry – The Host Family Experience

Nadine McGarry – The Host Family Experience

  Nadine McGarry The Host Family Experience  Nadine, born in Northern Ireland, is a final year Law with Philosophy Student at the University of Liverpool. She is committed to volunteer work, both at home and abroad. Before beginning her studies, she lived and...
Liam Cowley – How United is the USA?

Liam Cowley – How United is the USA?

Liam Cowley How united is the USA? Liam, a final year History and Political Science student at Trinity College Dublin, is particularly passionate about modern Irish political history as well as national and European current affairs. A member of the Bringing Europeans...