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The World Affairs Councils of America’s Cover to Cover webinar on Wednesday, July 13 at 2:00-3:00 PM ET features author Jillian Haslam as she speaks about her new book: A Voice Out of Poverty. Haslam tells the story of her childhood in the slums of Calcutta. Growing up in poverty, Haslam overcame disease, malnutrition, and tragedy. Despite the severity of her family’s living circumstances, she completed her education and landed her first major employment as a personal assistant to the CEO at Bank of America in India.


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On June 2, Sebastian Mallaby spoke with us about his latest book, The Power Law: Venture Capital and the Making of the New Future. In The Power Law, Sebastian Mallaby shared the stories of venture capitalists at high profile firms. The book explores the history of tech incubation in the Valley and ultimately worldwide. Watch the full conversation for insights on the future of venture capital, Silicon Valley, and stories of Theranos, weWork, and Elon Musk.


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Did you miss our conversation with the first U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Roman Popadiuk, and author Dr. James Coyle? The full recording of their conversation on Russia's War in Ukraine and what it means for the U.S., Europe, and the world is up now on our YouTube channel. Make sure to subscribe for even more world affairs content and insights into key policy conversations.


Weekly World News Update: June 22, 2022

January 6 Hearings, Ukrainian Grain Exports Blocked, Energy Market Turmoil, Colombia's New President, Macron Loses Majority, Israel Looks For a New Government, India and Bangladesh Flooding, Earthquake Strikes Afghanistan


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We just announced the dates for our 2022 National Conference! Mark your calendars for November 15-18 and get ready for another year of expert opinions, timely insights, and audience dialogue about the United States' role in the world. And don't forget about Leadership Day for Council staff!


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World Affairs Council of St. Louis hosted a panel discussion on the impact of the U.S.-China relation on world affairs.


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In her latest book, Zegart explores how new technology, social media, and AI are changing the dynamics of international conflict.


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On June 16, WACA President and CEO Bill Clifford will speak at the International Affairs Forum in Traverse City, Michigan.


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Did you miss our latest Cover to Cover? Watch Chandran Nair speak about his latest book, Dismantling Global White Privilege.


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