The mission of WorldBoston is to foster engagement in international affairs and cooperation with peoples of all nations. As globalization increasingly shapes every aspect of life on our planet, so does the Greater Boston region increasingly experience, and even help shape, these global trends. By means of their nationally-recognized global engagement and citizen diplomacy programs and our networking and community events, every year WorldBoston provides people from all over the world – and people right here – hundreds of opportunities for learning and connection.
Natalie Mase, Manager of Operations and Global Engagement Programs, Email, 201-655-1154
Mary Yntema, President & CEO, Email, 617-542-8995
Sarah Sibley, Vice President for Citizen Diplomacy, Email
Jeffery Cymrot, Board Chair, Email, 617-542-8995
Ramsay Thurber, Board Member and Governance Chair, Email, 617-542-8995
February 3 | Great Decisions | Industrial Policy
The current discussion of industrial policy in the United States is not simply about whether or not to support specific companies or industries, but about trust or mistrust of the government and its ability to manage the economy and deal with a rising China. The upheaval in supply chains during the pandemic exposed weaknesses in the international economy. What policies can the United States implement to deal with trade and the economy? Tune in for a discussion of these questions and more, when WorldBoston hosts Robert Atkinson, President of the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation.
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