Events

TMS: Charlotte International Rotary Club Meeting (November 14th, 2016)

Join The Magellan Society (The Young Professionals of the World Affairs Council of Charlotte) at the Charlotte International Rotary Club Meeting on Monday, November 14th. Come network with other internationally-minded young professionals and Rotary Club members while we learn about Global Sustainable Development from Dr. Bob Patterson, North Carolina State University.

Joint WorldQuest / Academic WorldQuest (November 10th, 2016)

The World Affairs Council of Charlotte will host WorldQuest together with Academic WorldQuest, our high school version of WQ, for the 7th time since 2010. WorldQuest was created by the WACC and has grown into a nationwide international knowledge competition played by councils around the country. The thrill of competition and enthusiasm for world affairs has made this program one of our most successful education initiatives in the greater Charlotte area.

WACC Private Dinner with Boris Ruge (November 3, 2016)

2 SEATS REMAINING: Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte, the North Carolina Zeitgeist Foundation, and the American Council on Germany for a Private Dinner and small group conversation with Boris Ruge, Minister and Deputy Chief of Mission at the Embassy of Germany in Washington, DC. He will share his insights on U.S. - Germany bilateral relations, our overseas efforts for peace and security, and ongoing developments in the EU.

WACC Global Energy Series with E4 Carolinas: Patrick Duddy (October 26th, 2016)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Wednesday, October 26th as we host Patrick Duddy, former US Ambassador to Venezuela and International Visiting Lecturer, Duke University, Office of Global Strategy and Programs. He will share his insights into global energy issues in the Western Hemisphere in his presentation, "Petroleum, Populism, and Growth: The Development Challenge in Latin America."

2016-2017 Council Scholar Award Program

The World Affairs Council of Charlotte is pleased to announce the Council Scholar Award Program [...]

WACC Speaker Series with Talmage Boston (October 18th, 2016)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on Tuesday, October 18th as we host Talmage Boston, partner at Winstead PC and author of Cross-Examining History: A Lawyer Gets Answers from the Experts About Our Presidents. After completing 31 interviews with presidential historians and White House insiders over two years, Boston synthesized their best points to create the Ten Commandments of Presidential Leadership.

WACC Private Dinner with Talmage Boston (October 17th, 2016)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on October 17th for a Private Dinner and small-group conversation with Talmage Boston, Attorney and Author.

TMS: Adventures in Dining: Serbian Cuisine (October 13, 2016)

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

WACC CEO Series with John Ferriola (October 5, 2016)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte as we host John Ferriola, President & CEO of Nucor Corporation who will share his insights on the impact and future of the global and local steel industry. As Vice Chairman of the World Steel Association, and recipient of the Steelman of the Year Award for the second time, John Ferriola's work in the industry has been globally recognized. Despite market turmoil and imports capturing record market share in the United States, Nucor - the nation's largest steel producer and North America's largest recycler - has continued to generate profits.

TMS: Global Spotlight Speaker Panel (September 20th, 2016)

Join The Magellan Society (Young Professionals of the WACC Charlotte) and Charlotte Latin School for our Global Spotlight Speaker Panel. Hear from three local leaders about how their work and organizations contribute to making Charlotte a global city. From ending child malnutrition around the world to increasing diversity and global education here in Charlotte, the three panelists will share about the impact of their work both globally and locally.

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