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WACC Speaker Series with Talmage Boston (October 18th, 2016)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Tuesday, October 18th as we host Talmage Boston, partner at Winstead PC and author of Cross-Examining History: A Lawyer Gets Answers from the Experts About Our Presidents. After completing 31 interviews with presidential historians and White House insiders over two years, Boston synthesized their best points to create the Ten Commandments of Presidential Leadership.

WACC CEO Series with John Ferriola (October 5, 2016)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte as we host John Ferriola, President & CEO of Nucor Corporation who will share his insights on the impact and future of the global and local steel industry. As Vice Chairman of the World Steel Association, and recipient of the Steelman of the Year Award for the second time, John Ferriola's work in the industry has been globally recognized. Despite market turmoil and imports capturing record market share in the United States, Nucor - the nation's largest steel producer and North America's largest recycler - has continued to generate profits.

TMS: Global Social Hour at Fitzgerald’s Irish Pub (August 31st, 2016)

Join The Magellan Society (Young Professionals of the WACC Charlotte) for the our fall kick-off Global Social Hour at Fitzgerald's Irish Pub. Network and mingle with other internationally-minded young professionals while enjoying a pint. Stick around for trivia at 9:00!

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24aug11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Speaker Series with Gillian Tett
31aug6:00 pm- 8:00 pmTMS Global Social Hour at Fitzgerald's Irish Pub
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