Events

TMS: International Career Panel

Join The Magellan Society and UNC Charlotte's Office of International Programs for the opportunity to network and hear several early-career professionals discuss the international elements of their careers in law, education, not-for-profit and engineering. The panelists will speak about their experiences and offer valuable advice to those about to enter the job market and pursue work in international fields.

TMS Global Spotlight: Troy Pelshak, Chairman, Charlotte International Cabinet

Join The Magellan Society (Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte) at the Charlotte International Rotary Club Meeting on Monday, March 27th. Come and network with other internationally-minded young professionals and Charlotte International Rotary Club members while we hear from distinguished Charlotte YP, Troy Pelshak, Chairman of the Charlotte International Cabinet.

TMS Adventures in Dining Cooking Class: Dutch Cuisine

Join The Magellan Society (Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte) for a special Adventures in Dining Cooking Class, limited to 12 individuals.

Global Spotlight with TMS: State of the Region, A Global Discussion

Join The Magellan Society (The Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte) and the Charlotte City Club Young Professionals for an expert panel on the State of the Region: A Global Discussion. We will discuss what makes Charlotte a globally competitive city, culturally and economically, as well as explore areas for growth in our city and region.

2017 World Citizen Award Dinner (May 2, 2017)

The World Affairs Council of Charlotte will honor Dr. Tony Zeiss, President of Central Piedmont Community College (1992-2016) as the 2017 World Citizen Award recipient. Since 1990, the WACC has annually presented the World Citizen Award to prominent citizens (and organizations) who have enhanced our community's standing in the world their accomplishments of international significance and contributions to the city, this region and our international community.

WACC CEO Series (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.

WACC Private Dinner (March 30, 2017)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Thursday, March 30th for a Private Dinner and small group conversation with H.E. Ligia Fonseca, First Lady of Cape Verde.

WACC Speaker Series (March 8, 2017)

Join us at the Charlotte City Club on March 8th with Dr. Shelley Rigger, Brown Professor of East Asian Politics, Chair of Chinese Studies and Assistant Dean for Educational Policy, Davidson College, as she shares her perspective about the current state of affairs between the U.S. and China and the challenges and complexities that lie ahead for the new administration in Asia.

WACC CEO Series (February 22, 2017)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte for a WACC CEO Series luncheon hosting Brian Moynihan, CEO of Bank of America. Moynihan on February 22. As the leader of one of the world’s largest financial services firms, Moynihan will share his thoughts on the global economy and the work Bank of America does to drive responsible growth in the U.S. and around the world.

TMS: Spring Kick-Off Global Social at RiRa’s Irish Pub (February 9, 2017)

Join The Magellan Society (Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte) for our spring kick-off Global Social! Come network and mingle with other internationally-minded young professionals while enjoying a pint.

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