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.
Feb. 6: Private Dinner with Dr. Stephen J. Blank, Russian Historian and Senior Fellow, American Foreign Policy Council
Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on February 6th for a small group discussion over dinner with Dr. Stephen Blank about the rising tensions between the U.S. and Russia amidst ongoing accusations of cyber attacks, the investigation into interference in the U.S. presidential election, and bold leaders making statements outside of ordinary protocol.
Jan 25: WACC Speaker Series with Hon. Andrew Leslie, Parliamentary Secretary to the Canadian Minister of Foreign Affairs (Deputy Secretary of State)
The Honourable Andrew Leslie, a long-time public servant in the Canadian government and a top ranking diplomat, will share his insight on the current state of the partnership between our two countries. His professional background in the military, private sector, academia, Parliament, and diplomatic corps will also provide context and expertise on current state of affairs, as well as a global perspective.
Join The Magellan Society (Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte) in partnership with UNC Charlotte's Office of International Programs as we host Dr. Dean Kruckerberg and Dr. Katarina Tsetsura for a lecture and discussion on "Media and Foreign Policy".
Jan. 24: WACC 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.
SOLD OUT Jan. 31: WACC Business Breakfast Series with Dr. Jay Bryson, Managing Director and Global Economist at Wells Fargo.
Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte and Jay Bryson, Managing Director and Global Economist at Wells Fargo on January 31st for an expert presentation on the 2018 global economy. As Wells Fargo's global economist, Dr. Bryson provides detailed analysis on financial markets and developments in major economies of the world. His presentation will not only address the impact of U.S. financial markets around the world, but trending economic strategies worldwide.
Sept. 5: WACC Speaker Series with Ryan Crocker, U.S. Career Ambassador to Afghanistan, Iraq, Pakistan, Syria, Kuwait, and Lebanon (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.
TO BE RESCHEDULED DUE TO INCLEMENT WEATHER: 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.
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!