Featured Events

Oct. 26: WACC Ambassadors Circle Series with H.E. Armando Varricchio, Ambassador of Italy to the U.S.

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Thursday, Oct. 26th as we host H.E. Armando Varricchio, the Ambassador of the Italian Republic. He will share his insight on Italy-U.S. relations under the new U.S. administration and offer perspective on the future of the European Union. 

Oct. 19: WACC Speaker Series with Dean Alexander, Director, Homeland Security Research Program, Western Illinois University

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on October 19th as we host Professor Dean Alexander. Alexander will share his perspective on the evolution of ISIS and their actions outside the so-called caliphate and subsequent devastation of global peace and security.

Sept. 21: WACC Speaker Series with Dr. Bernard Weinstein, Associate Director, Maguire Energy Institute

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on September 21st as we host Dr. Bernard Weinstein. As a widely published and consulted energy economist, Dr. Weinstein will share his perspective on the greatest challenges facing the U.S. and world in terms of energy resources, renewable energy, and the latest technologies for reducing global emissions.

Aug. 31: WACC Ambassadors Circle Series with H.E. Aung Lynn, Ambassador of Myanmar to the U.S.

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on August 31st, as we host WACC Ambassadors Circle Series with H.E. Aung Lynn, the Ambassador of Myanmar to the United States at noon on Thursday, August 31 at the Charlotte City Club. 

Aug. 24: TMS Fall Kick-off Global Social at Seoul Food

Join The Magellan Society (the Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte) at Seoul Food for a Korean-inspired evening on Thursday, August 24. Come network and mingle with other internationally-minded young professionals over a beverage at our fall kick-off Global Social!

July 12th: TMS – Charlotte’s 5th Annual YP Mixer at The Fillmore

Network with hundreds of young professionals while learning more about and connecting with 50 local nonprofit organizations and leaders.

WACC Ambassadors Circle Series with H.E. Dirk Wouters (June 13, 2017)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on June 13th as we host H.E. Dirk Wouters, Ambassador of Belgium to the U.S. as he shares his insight on U.S.-Belgium relations under the new U.S. administration.

SOLD OUT: WACC Speaker Series with Dr. Graham Allison (June 8, 2017)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on June 8th as we host Dr. Graham Allison, Director of the Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs at Harvard Kennedy School, and author of Destined for War: Can America and China Escape Thucydide's Trap?

SOLD OUT TMS: Adventures in Dining: Lebanese Cuisine (April 26, 2017)

Join The Magellan Society (Young Professionals of the WACC Charlotte) for an excursion to Kebab Je to enjoy authentic Lebanese cuisine in the company of internationally-minded young professionals. We will learn about Lebanese dishes and culture from the owners while enjoying a delicious family-style meal of assorted traditional dishes.

WACC CEO Series with Luke Kissam, Albemarle (April 20, 2017)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on April 20th to hear from Luke Kissam, Chairman, President and CEO of Albemarle. The company recently relocated its world headquarters to Charlotte from Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Albemarle is a $10 billion global specialty chemicals company, servicing customers in more than 100 countries.

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