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Patrick Terrien

President & CEO, Columbus Council on World Affairs

Patrick Terrien is President and CEO for the Global Fluency Institute, a social enterprise of the Columbus Council on World Affairs, where Terrien also serves as President & CEO. He is a past member of the national board of the World Affairs Councils of America. In addition, he often speaks for organizations such as Harvard University’s Think Tank on Global Education. Visit

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August 23, 2019

Global fluency fuels scientific innovation

Scientific innovation is a global pursuit that shares a common goal to solve our world’s most challenging problems, with discoveries made on one continent today catalyzing the next innovation breakthrough on another tomorrow. Nowhere is this reality more clearly embodied than in CAS’s content collection that encompasses published scientific discoveries from nearly every country published in more than 50 languages over the last 150+ years.