Sep 27, 2021

VIRTUAL EVENT: The Global Movement for Black Lives

Webinar Event

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for a discussion with international organizers, activists, and leaders about the impact that the Movement for Black Lives has had around the world.

Location:

Zoom - Online Event

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Schedule

  • 12:50 p.m. EDT Recommended Log-in
  • 1:00 p.m. EDT Webinar
  • 2:00 p.m. EDT Conclusion

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Sep 30, 2021

B.PHL Innovation Fest: Featuring a Lightning Talk by Lauren Swartz

Webinar Event

Lauren Swartz, President & CEO of the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia will give a "lightning talk" on why international matters at B.PHL Innovation Fest. The festival is annual three-day innovation celebration that highlights Philadelphia as a fantastic place to live and work; to create meaningful connections locally and globally between people and organizations doing innovative work; and ignite new ideas and inspire changemakers of the future.

Location:

Online Event

Philadelphia, PA 19107

Schedule

  • 10:00 a.m. EDT Recommended Log-in
  • 10:15 a.m. EDT Lightning Talk: Philadelphia begins
  • 10:42 a.m. EDT Lauren Swartz on "Why International Matters"
  • 11:00 a.m. EDT 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.

Oct 12, 2021

VIRTUAL EVENT: Council Conversation Club: "Breaking News"

Members Only, Webinar Event

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for the return of the Council Conversation Club. With two format options (virtual or in-person), participants can choose the session that fits their schedule. This session will be held using Zoom Meetings.

Location:

Zoom - Online Event

Philadelphia, PA 19103

United States

Schedule

  • 11:50 a.m. EDT Recommended Log-in
  • 12:00 p.m. EDT Program
  • 1:00 p.m. EDT Conclusion

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Oct 12, 2021

Council Conversation Club: "Breaking News"

Members Only, In-person Event

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for the return of the Council Conversation Club. With two options (one virtual session and one in-person session), participants can choose the format that fits their schedule. This session will be held in-person.

Location:

World Affairs Council of Philadelphia

One Penn Center, 1617 JFK Blvd., Suite 1055

Philadelphia, PA 19103

United States

Schedule

  • 5:15 p.m. EDT Registration Opens
  • 5:30 p.m. EDT Program
  • 6:30 p.m. EDT Conclusion

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Oct 27, 2021

Between the Wars: Israel, Hamas, and What Happens Next?

Members may use Lecture Pass

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia for a lecture with President Emerita, Buntzie Ellis Churchill, who recently traveled on the 2021 JINSA Generals and Admirals Delegation and met with Israeli Leadership, including Prime Minister Naftali Bennett.

Location:

World Affairs Council of Philadelphia

One Penn Center, 1617 JFK Blvd., Suite 1055

Philadelphia, PA 19103

United States

Schedule

  • 5:30 p.m. EDT Registration Opens
  • 6:00 p.m. EDT Program
  • 7:00 p.m. EDT Conclusion

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Nov 02, 2021

VIRTUAL EVENT: A Conversation with The Honorable Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

"Beyond Our Borders: Spotlight Chile" series

Join the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia and its partners for a discussion with the Honorable Michelle Bachelet, UN High Commissioner for Human Rights about the importance of promoting and protecting the world’s human rights and freedoms.

Location:

Zoom - Online Event

Philadelphia, PA 19103

Schedule

  • 10:50 a.m. EDT Recommended Log-in
  • 11:00 a.m. EDT Program
  • 12:00 p.m. EDT Conclusion

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Nov 03, 2021

Diplochat: A Conversation with H.E. Kanji Yamanouchi, Ambassador and Consul General of Japan in New York

Members may use Lecture Pass

The Council’s “Diplochat” series provides attendees the opportunity to have an in-depth, off-the-record conversation with diplomats from around the world. The conversation will be facilitated by the Council’s President & CEO, Lauren Swartz.

Location:

World Affairs Council of Philadelphia

One Penn Center, 1617 JFK Blvd., Ste. 1055

Philadelphia, PA 19103

United States

Schedule

  • 12:15 p.m. EDT Registration Opens
  • 12:30 p.m. EDT Program
  • 1:15 p.m. EDT Conclusion
  • 1:15-1:45 p.m. EDT Optional networking & lunch

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