Events

SOLD OUT: WACC Voyagers Club with Dr. Cindy Combs (May 25, 2017)

Join the World Affairs Council of Charlotte on May 25th for a Voyagers Club "fireside" chat with Dr. Cindy Combs. She will share her perspective on the issues occurring in the Koreas and the South Sea Island region as well as her insights on arising and ongoing global security threats.

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: 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.

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.

TMS: International Career Panel (April 4, 2017)

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.

WACC Private Dinner with H.E. Ligia Fonseca (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.

TMS Adventures in Dining Cooking Class: Dutch Cuisine (March 30, 2017)

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.

TMS Global Spotlight: Troy Pelshak, Chairman, Charlotte International Cabinet (March 27, 2017)

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.

Global Spotlight with TMS: State of the Region, A Global Discussion (March 16, 2017)

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.

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