KNOW NOW: Colombia-Venezuela Border

Register now for WACA's KNOW NOW conference call Wed., Feb. 26, at 2:00-2:30 pm ET, featuring Felipe Muñoz, Advisor to the President of Colombia for the Colombia-Venezuela Border. Mr. Muñoz will be in conversation with WACA COO Liz Brailsford to discuss the magnitude of the crisis, the efforts undertaken by the Government of Colombia, and the role that the U.S. and the international community play in matching the scale of the crisis.


Engage America: Future of Korea 2020

WACA is pleased to continue our collaboration with the Korea Economic Institute of America on our Engage America: Future of Korea program series. The speaker program (6 Councils) focuses on the diplomatic, political, economic, and cultural circumstances on the Korean Peninsula, as well as U.S.-Korea relations. Please submit your Application Form to Rachel Pastor at by COB ET Friday, March 13.


WAC San Antonio International Citizen of the Year

The World Affairs Council of San Antonio will host its annual International Citizen of the Year award dinner on March 5, featuring a keynote address by Ambassador (ret.) Roman Popadiuk, Chairman of the WACA National Board of Directors. The 2020 award recipient is native San Antonian and philanthropist Gordon Hartman.


AWQ National Competition 2020 Registration Is Open

Registration for the Carlos and Malú Alvarez 2020 Academic WorldQuest National Competition is now open! Please register by March 27. The AWQ championship weekend will be held April 24-25.


Travel: Island Life of Ancient Greece

WAC Philadelphia invites you on an Aegean odyssey to the very cradle of Western civilization and the classical world on October 22-30, 2020. Led by WACA President and CEO Bill Clifford, the trip includes a cruise round trip Athens, Greece, and explorations of Delos, Mykonos, Pátmos, Rhodes, Santorini, and more! Engage with local residents during the specially arranged Island Life Forum for a personal perspective on the Aegean Sea’s maritime culture.


Syria's "The Cave"

Academy Award nominee Feras Fayyad and 29-year-old hospital director Dr. Amani Ballour discuss the National Geographic film and the current situation in Syria.


WACA Engage America

UCCD will host a delegation March 10 as part of WACA's Engage America Series: The Alliance Working in America - sponsored by Sasakwa USA.


WAC Upstate Mystery Night

WAC Upstate's signature Upstate International Month will kick off with an International Murder Mystery Night on Friday, February 28.


Global I.Q. Minute

Wall Street Journal investigative reporter John Carreyrou delves into the scandal surrounding Theranos and its founder Elizabeth Holmes.


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