Join us this week for insightful programs hosted by your World Affairs and from the network of 90+ Councils around the country that are our sister organizations, working to inform our communities about global issues and challenges.
Make sure to check tnwac.org/calendar for your World Affairs Council’s global awareness programs.
Weekly Listing of Digital Programs
- World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth and World Affairs Council of Orange County host Lieutenant General (ret.) H.R. McMaster, 26th U.S. National Security Advisor, to discuss his book Battlegrounds: The Fight to Defend the Free World.
- World Affairs Council of Charlotte hosts Tom Glick, President of Carolina Panthers and Tepper Sports & Entertainment, for “Tepper Sports & Entertainment’s Game Plan for Charlotte and the Carolinas.”
- Montana World Affairs Council hosts Kathleen Kuehnast, Director of Gender Policy and Strategy at the U.S. Institute of Peace, for “Women Building Peace.”
- WorldBoston hosts General (ret.) John Allen, President of the Brookings Institution, and Darrell West, Vice President and Director of Governance Studies at the Brookings Institution, for “Great Decisions | Artificial Intelligence & Data.”
- World Affairs Council of Austin hosts Andrew Natsios, Director of the Scowcroft Institute of International Affairs, for “Coping With COVID-19.”
- World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth hosts author Brittany Barnett, Founder of the Buried Alive Project and Girls Embracing Mothers, to discuss her book A Knock at Midnight: A Story of Hope, Justice, and Freedom.
- World Affairs Council of Greater Houston hosts Fatima Raza, Assistant Director of Programs and Partnerships at Rice University, for “Conversations With a Conscience-International Development.”
- World Affairs (Northern California) hosts Jon Haveman, Principal at Marin Economic Consulting, for “The Impact of President Trump’s Foreign Trade Policies.”
- World Affairs Council of Western Michigan hosts Frankie Volkema, Creator of Joven Coffee, for “Talking Java: The Future of Coffee.”
- Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy hosts Christine Dal Bello, Foreign Service Officer at the U.S. Department of State, for “National Parks Diplomacy.”
- Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall hosts Professor Jill Lepore, Harvard University, to discuss her book If Then: How the Simulmatics Corporation Invented the Future.
- WorldOregon hosts Mel Gurtov, Professor Emeritus at Portland State University, for “America in Retreat: Foreign Policy Under Trump.”
- Richmond World Affairs Council hosts Professor Brantly Womack, University of Virginia, for “U.S.-China Relations: Beyond Panic.”
- World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana hosts Professor Philippe Deprez, Indiania University Southeast, for “Globalization Has Been Ill: Will the Pandemic Kill It?”
- Montana World Affairs Council hosts Ambassador (ret.) Barbara Leaf, Director of the Geduld Program on Arab Politics at the Washington Institute, for “Council on the Radio.”
- Cleveland Council on World Affairs and World Affairs Council of Cincinnati & Northern Kentucky hosts Thomas Bollyky, Director of the Global Health Program at the Council on Foreign Relations, for “Global Health and Pandemics: A World Reshaped by COVID-19.”
- Montana World Affairs Council hosts Dennis McNamara, Senior Humanitarian Advisor at the Center for Humanitarian Dialogue, for “Humanitarianism and Peace.”
- World Affairs Council of Atlanta hosts Professor Monica Swahn, Georgia State University, for “COVID-19: Burden in the U.S.”
- International Relations Council (Kansas City) hosts Assistant Professor Phil Duncan, University of Kansas, for “Lexicon: Kaqchikel Maya.”
- World Affairs (Northern California) and World Affairs Council of Orange County hosts Assistant Professor Rebecca Lissner, U.S. Naval War College, and Mira Rapp‑Hooper, Senior Fellow at the Yale Law School, for “The Future of U.S. Global Leadership.”
- World Affairs Council of Greater Houston hosts author Daniel Yergin, Pulitzer Prize Winner, for “Energy, Climate, & The Clash of Nations.”
- World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth hosts author P.J. O’Rourke to discuss his book A Cry from the Far Middle.
- Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council hosts author David Shimer to discuss his book Rigged: U.S., Russia and 100 Years of Election Interference.
- Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall hosts author Sebastian Strangio and Professor DonaldEmmerson, Stanford University, for “The Impact of China’s Rise on Southeast Asia.”
- World Affairs Council of New Hampshire hosts a panel of experts for “Climate Change and National Security.”
- Santa Fe Council on International Relations hosts Ambassador (ret.) Johnnie Carson, former U.S. Ambassador to several African nations, and Ambassador (ret.) Vicki Huddleston, former U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Mali, for “Whither Africa?”
- World Affairs Council of Seattle hosts Ambassador (ret.) Linda Thomas-Greenfield, former U.S. Ambassador to Liberia, for “Challenges Facing Sub-Saharan Africa.”
- World Affairs Council of Kentucky and Southern Indiana hosts Kevon Foderingham, Founder and Executive Director of Caribbean Fashion & Arts Feature Festival, for “Fashion & Art in the Caribbean.”
- Montana World Affairs Council hosts Sarhang Hamasaeed, Director of Middle East Programs at the U.S. Institute of Peace, for “Strengthening Local Peacebuilding.”
- Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy hosts Gerald Elias, Boston Symphony violinist, for “Music Diplomacy.”
- World Affairs Council of Charlotte hosts Dr. Andrea Gambotto, Associate Professor of Surgery at the University of Pittsburgh, for “COVID-19: The Development of a Vaccine.”
- Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall hosts Professor Dan Schnur, University of Southern California, for “Politics in the Time of Coronavirus.”
- WorldOregon hosts Professor Peter Laufer, University of Oregon, for “Up Against the Wall: The Case for Opening the Mexican-American Border.”
- World Affairs Council of Greater Hampton Roads hosts author David Rohde to discuss his book “In Deep.”
- Global Minnesota hosts Peg Thomas, Executive Director at the Sundance Family Foundation, and Tim Roman, Co-Founder and CEO of Ecotone Analytics GBC, for “SDG Roundtable: Fall 2020.”
- Alaska World Affairs Council and Juneau World Affairs Council host Zach Brown, Executive Director of Inian Islands Institute, for “Trekking the Climate Crisis: From Knowledge to Action.”
- World Affairs Council of Greater Houston hosts Tobias Harris, Senior Vice President of Teneo, for “The Iconoclast — Shinzo Abe and the New Japan.”
- Peoria Area World Affairs Council hosts Joshua Zulu, former Engineering Manager at Caterpillar Inc., for “From Zambia to Peoria: The Journey of Joshua Zulu.”
- Los Angeles World Affairs Council & Town Hall hosts a panel of experts for “How to Make a Difference — Whether or Not You Can Vote.”
- Windham World Affairs Council hosts Jody Williams,1997 Nobel Peace Prize recipient, for “Stepping Up and Taking Action on Killer Robots and the New Nuclear Arms Race.”
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