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Jan 18: WACC Speaker Series U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker (1993-2012)

Join 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. President Obama called him out of retirement in 2011 to serve as Ambassador to Afghanistan, and President George W. Bush awarded him with the Presidential Medal of Freedom.

SOLD OUT Jan 17: WACC Private Dinner with U.S. Ambassador Ryan Crocker (1993-2012)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Wednesday, January 17th in the elegant King Room at Providence Day School for a small-group conversation over a gourmet dinner with top U.S. diplomat, Ambassador Ryan Crocker. 

Dec. 13: TMS Global Social – Christkindlmarket 2017

Join TMS for a year-end holiday gathering at Charlotte's second annual Christkindlmarket in Romare Bearden Park! Network and mingle with other internationally-minded young professionals while we stroll around the market enjoying traditional glühwein, streudel, bratwurst and more!

Upcoming Events

7dec11:30 am- 1:30 pmWACC Speaker Series with Todd Moss, Senior Fellow, Center for Global Development

13dec6:30 pm- 8:30 pmTMS - Global Social - Christkindlmarket 2017Join The Magellan Society to meet and network with other local young professionals

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  • Charlotte Observer: Bank of America CEO says NC still missing out on jobs because of HB2 Read More
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