Mar 17, 2020

Academic WorldQuest 2020

The Council’s Academic WorldQuest program is a fun, fast-paced, interactive, quizzo-style competition that tests global knowledge. Participants find out just how much they know about international affairs, geography, history, and culture while broadening their knowledge and networking with other globally-minded contestants. Teams compete for prizes…. and, of course, bragging rights! The first place high school team will represent the Philadelphia Council at the national competition in Washington, D.C.

Location:

DoubleTree Philadelphia Center City

237 S. Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Schedule

  • 5 p.m. Registration and light reception
  • 5:40 p.m. Trivia Competition
  • 7:30 p.m. Conclusion

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Mar 17, 2020

A Conversation with Brian Moynihan, CEO, Bank of America

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for a discussion with Brian Moynihan about the role of business in society, the state of the economy, and creating economic opportunity in our communities.

Location:

The Bellevue Hotel

200 South Broad Street

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19102

Schedule

  • 11:30 a.m. Registration opens
  • 12 p.m. Lunch and Program
  • 1:15 p.m. Conclusion

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Become a Member

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.

Apr 06, 2020

A Conversation with Jeff Flake, United States Senator from Arizona (2013-2019)

Join the Council and Villanova University for a discussion about how civil discourse builds democracy and how the need for bipartisanship is greater than ever before.

Location:

Villanova University Charles Widger School of Law

299 N. Spring Mill Road

Villanova, PA 19085

Schedule

  • 5 p.m. Registration opens for reception guests
  • 5 - 6 p.m. Reception (for those ticket holders)
  • 5:30 p.m. Registration opens for program only guests
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:15 p.m. Conclusion

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May 11, 2020

The Frank and Cheri Hermance Atlas Award Dinner

The 2020 Atlas Awards will be presented to National Honoree Nadia Murad, a human rights activist and 2018 Nobel Prize winner and Philadelphia Honoree Jami McKeon, Chair of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius.

Location:

The Bellevue Hotel

200 South Broad Street

Philadelphia, PA 19102

Schedule

  • 5:30 p.m. Registration opens
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:15 p.m. Dinner
  • 9 p.m. Conclusion

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May 19, 2020

The Shifting Role and Impact of Diplomacy in a World in Disarray

Lecture Pass Event

Join the Council for a discussion on the importance of diplomatic relations with Washington International Diplomatic Academy's Executive Director, Nicholas Kralev, who is author of "America's Other Army: The U.S. Foreign Service and 21st-Century Diplomacy" and a former Financial Times and Washington Times diplomatic correspondent.

Location:

World Affairs Council of Philadelphia

One South Broad Street, Suite 2M

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Schedule

  • 5:30 p.m. Registration opens, light reception
  • 6 p.m. Program
  • 7:15 p.m. Conclusion

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