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  • Hilarie Bass - President of the American Bar Association

Feb. 15: WACC Speaker Series with Hilarie Bass, President, American Bar Association

Join Hilaris Bass on February 15th as she shares her perspective on international business, domestic and foreign policy, and the role of the ABA in global judicial affairs and at home under the Trump Administration.

  • Hilarie Bass - President of the American Bar Association

Feb. 14: WACC Private Dinner with Hilarie Bass, the President of the American Bar Association

Join Hilarie Bass, the President of the American Bar Association on Wednesday, Feb. 14th for a small-group conversation over a gourmet dinner. She will share her perspective on international business, domestic and foreign policy, and the role of the ABA in global judicial affairs and at home under the Trump Administration.

Feb. 7: WACC Speaker Series with Dr. Stephen J. Blank, Russian Historian and Senior Fellow, American Foreign Policy Council

Dr. Stephen J. Blank uses his expertise in Russian history to analyze contemporary Russian affairs, advising private firms and U.S. Congress as the "go-to" expert. He currently serves as Senior Fellow at the American Foreign Policy Council and will share his insight on U.S.-Russia relations, Putin's foreign policy strategies, and the U.S. administration's relationship with the Kremlin.

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17jan6:00 pm- 8:30 pmWACC Private Dinner with Ambassador Ryan Crocker - SOLD OUTHe will share his perspective on U.S. foreign policy and ongoing conflicts in the Middle East. Having served six terms as U.S. Ambassador to conflict-heavy regions, he will offer his insight on the current U.S. administration’s approach to the region.

18jan12:00 pm- 1:30 pmWACC Speaker Series Ambassador Ryan CrockerJoin the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on January 18th as we host esteemed U.S. diplomat, Ambassador Ryan Crocker. Crocker has served 6-terms as a U.S. Ambassador during some of the most tumultuous times in U.S. history with the Middle East.

24jan6:00 pm- 8:00 pmWACC Private Dinner with Andrew Leslie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs (Deputy Secretary of State)Join The Honorable Andrew Leslie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs on Wednesday, Jan. 24th for a small-group conversation over a gourmet dinner.

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