WACA 2019 National Conference
The WACA 2019 National Conference: The 8 Forces Reshaping the Global Economy was held at the Mayflower Hotel, November 6-8, 2019, in Washington DC. Thank you to our generous sponsors, blockbuster speakers, and all those who helped to make the 2019 Conference an engaging and thought-provoking experience. We'll see you next year at the 2020 National Conference!
2019 Council of the Year
The World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth is the WACA 2019 Council of the Year. WAC Dallas/Fort Worth President and CEO James Falk (center) accepts the award from WACA President and CEO Bill Clifford (right) and WACA Chairman Roman Popadiuk (left) at the 2019 National Conference.
The Honorable James A. Baker III, 61st U.S. Secretary of State, discusses the global order 30 years after the fall of the Berlin Wall with Peter Baker, Chief White House Correspondent at the New York Times. Secretary Baker received WACA's Inaugural International Service Award for his distinguished American statesmanship.
2019 Individual Award
Lise Falskow (center), President and CEO of Alaska World Affairs Council, receives the WACA Chairman's 2019 Individual Award. Lise was presented the award by Roman Popadiuk (right) and Bill Clifford (left) for her exceptional leadership and outstanding nonprofit work.
Conference Student Scholars
WACA is proud to have over 30 student scholarship recipients at the 2019 National Conference. The students are pictured here at the Chinese Embassy reception featuring opening remarks by Minister Li Kexin, Deputy Chief of Mission of the Embassy of the People's Republic China in the U.S.
Councils Are Hiring!
Santa Fe Council on International Relations -- Director of Development; WorldOregon -- Marketing and Communications Coordinator; and Global Minnesota -- Office Manager & Executive Assistant. Check out Member Council job postings on WACA's Employment at Member Councils page!