1918 Society: PMI's New CEO Jacek Olczak
WACA's 1918 Society Members are invited to an exclusive dialogue with Philip Morris International's new CEO Jacek Olczak on business transformation in a post-Covid world on Wednesday, May 12, at 2:00 PM ET. This event is exclusive to 1918 Society Members and Council Leaders. If you are not a member and would like to join visit our 1918 Society Member webpage.
Announcing: NATO 2030
With the next Summit of Allied Leaders set to take place at NATO headquarters in Brussels on June 14, the World Affairs Councils of America (WACA) will host a forward-looking online speaker series starting next week. Six World Affairs Councils will host high-level NATO officials and ambassadors from Allied countries May 17-27, 2021 to discuss critical topics, starting with "Arms Control and Russia" on Monday, May 17 at 1 PM ET/11 AM MT with Colorado Springs WAC.
Weekly World News Update: May 5, 2021
Biden's Foreign Policy, 100 Days In; Leaving Afghanistan; Spotlight on India; Tensions in the South China Sea; Prospects for Détente with Iran; Palestinian and Israeli Elections; Chad on the Brink; and Developments in Latin America
May 13: Wheatfields to the World
On May 13, WorldOregon hosts "Wheatfields to the World" as part of WACA's Engage America: World Food Program USA Speaker Series. For more than 50 years, the United States has led the world in support for international food security programs. This special program will explore the U.S. legacy of food aid and anti-hunger advocacy, why it matters, and the dynamic role that American agriculture plays in helping to combat both domestic and global hunger.
AWQ Winners and Keynote Recording
WACA successfully delivered the first, all-virtual Carlos and Malú Alvarez 2021 Academic WorldQuest National Competition on Saturday, April 17! The competition pulled 105 high school teams from 38 Councils across the United States to compete for the top spot! Congratulations to this year's winners: First Place: Plano West High School (Team 2) – WAC Dallas/Fort Worth Second Place: Allen High School – WAC Dallas/Fort Worth Third Place: Rampart High School – Colorado Springs WAC