Aug 20, 2019

The Frank and Cheri Hermance Atlas Award Dinner

The 2019 Atlas Awards presented to National Honoree Jason Rezaian, Former Tehran Bureau Chief for the Washington Post and Philadelphia Honoree Stanley D. Ginsburg, the Stan and Arlene Ginsburg Family Foundation

Location:

The Union League of Philadelphia

140 S. Broad St.

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Schedule

  • 5:15 p.m. Registration opens and reception
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:30 p.m. Dinner
  • 8:30 p.m. Conclusion

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Sep 11, 2019

HOLD THE DATE for an Event with a Special Keynote Speaker

HOLD THE DATE

As is tradition, the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia will host an event on Patriot Day, September 11. This event will feature a special keynote speaker, soon to be announced! Stay tuned.

Location:

Saint Joseph's University

5600 City Ave

Philadelphia, PA 19131

Schedule

  • 5 p.m. Registration opens
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:15 p.m. Conclusion

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Join or renew your membership with the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia, and get discounts to all programs and special invitations to exclusive members only events.

Sep 25, 2019

BREAKING NEWS: Events in U.S. Foreign Policy

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The exact date of this event is yet to be confirmed. Take a deeper look at the most important foreign policy issues at this moment in time. This panel of speakers will discuss "Breaking News" topics of the day.

Location:

World Affairs Council of Philadelphia

One South Broad Street, Suite 2M

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Schedule

  • 5:15 p.m. Registration opens
  • 5:15 - 6 p.m. Light Reception
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:30 p.m. Conclusion

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Oct 10, 2019

A Conversation with Samantha Power, 28th United States Ambassador to the United Nations

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Former U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, comes to Philadelphia to discuss her latest book, "The Education of an Idealist: A Memoir."

Location:

Girard College

2101 S College Avenue

Philadelphia, PA 19121

Schedule

  • 5 p.m. Registration opens
  • 5 - 6 p.m. Reception (for those ticket holders)
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:15 p.m. Conclusion

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Oct 30, 2019

How Do We Fix Higher Education? Preparing Future Generations for Success

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How might we "fix" the problems in our higher education system? Should we forgive student debt? Do we make college free? What about vocational schools? How do we prepare future generations for future workforce challenges? Come and discuss these and other issues with the World Affairs Council and Penn State Abington.

Location:

Penn State Abington

1600 Woodland Road

Abington, PA 19001

Schedule

  • 5 p.m. Registration opens
  • 5 - 6 p.m. Reception (for those ticket holders)
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:30 p.m. Conclusion

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