Upcoming Events

March 15: WACC Speaker Series with Nancy Lindborg, President of the United States Institute of Peace

Nancy Lindborg, President of the United States Institute of Peace, has spent most of her career working in fragile and conflict affected regions. Prior to joining USIP, she served as the Assistant Administrator for the Bureau for Democracy, Conflict and Humanitarian Assistance at USAID, where she led teams in response to the ongoing Syria crisis, the droughts in Sahel and Horn of Africa, the Arab Spring, and other global crises. She will share her perspective on current national security challenges and how the U.S. is working for peace around the world."

March 14: WACC Private Dinner with Nancy Lindborg, President, United States Institute of Peace

Join  Nancy Lindborg, President, United States Institute of Peace on Wednesday, March 14th for a small-group conversation over a gourmet dinner. A champion for human rights, women's rights, and U.S. humanitarian efforts, her exceptional work is now focused on leading the efforts of the United States Peace Institute. She will share her perspective and answer your questions on national security, global stability, and the work of USIP around the world to help conflict regions achieve peace and resolution.

March 8: WACC Speaker Series with Suzanne DiMaggio and Gary Sick from The Iran Project

Experts Suzanne DiMaggio, Director and Fellow at New America and Dr. Gary Sick, Senior Research Scholar at Columbia University's Middle East Institute will provide in-depth analysis and insight on what the Iran Nuclear Deal means to international diplomacy and global stability, and the consequences if the U.S. pulls out of the deal.n.

March 7: WACC Private Dinner with Suzanne DiMaggio and Gary Sick from The Iran Project

Experts Suzanne DiMaggio, Director and Fellow at New America and Dr. Gary Sick, Senior Research Scholar at Columbia University's Middle East Institute will provide in-depth analysis and insight on what the Iran Nuclear Deal means to international diplomacy and global stability, and the consequences if the U.S. pulls out of the deal.n.

March 5: TMS Global Spotlight Series: Brexit and Other Concerns with Ambassador Ed Brynn

Join The Magellan Society (the Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte) at the Charlotte International Rotary Club Meeting on Monday, March 5th! Come network with other internationally-minded young professionals and Charlotte International Rotary Club members while we hear from distinguished Charlotte resident, Ambassador Ed Brynn, former U.S. Ambassador to Burkina Faso and Ghana.

Feb 22: WACC CEO Series with Klaus Zellmer, President & CEO of Porsche Cars, North America

Join Klaus Zellmer, President & CEO of Porsche Auto North America on February 22nd as he shares he shares his perspective on the global auto industry, future technologies, and leading the North American operations for arguably the most recognizable name in cars.

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.

SOLD OUT – 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. 8: TMS Global Social at Chima Brazilian Steakhouse

Join The Magellan Society (the Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte) at Chima for a Brazilian-inspired evening on Thursday, February 8. We have the special opportunity to host a group of visiting teachers from Brazil! Come network and mingle over a beverage while enjoying complimentary appetizers.

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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