Party Details

Global leaders.  Philly students. Entrepreneurs, teachers, and citizen diplomats. Celebrating 75 years of exchanging ideas, sharing stories, and making global citizens.

While global events are often serious affairs – this evening is not!

Join community leaders, members, students, partners and more for a birthday cocktail party featuring classic party elements including photobooth, international candy table, delicious global cuisine, networking with other citizen diplomats – and opportunities to engage in our mission of connecting Philadelphia to the world along the way. 

Suggested attire: business



Unable to join the celebration on April 24, 2024?  Please consider donating in honor of our 75 years of impact in Philadelphia - and as an investment toward the 75 years to come. We are honored to partner with you to create global opportunities in Philadelphia.

Double the impact of your gift!  Through the support of a generous donor, all contributions of $1,000 or more made in honor of the 75th Anniversary will be matched.   



Sponsorship Opportunities

Sponsorship opportunities for the World Affairs Council of Philadelphia 75th Anniversary Celebration are available.  Please contact Margaret Hasani at mhasani@wacphila.org or 215-561-4700 ext. 222 for more information. 



Thank you to our 75th Anniversary Sponsors!

Celebrations at our 30th Anniversary Ball in 1978


Title Sponsors


  • ▪ William F. and Leslie MacDonald

  • ▪ The Mill Spring Foundation

  • ▪ Ed & Cyma Satell, The Satell Family Foundation


Platinum Sponsors


  • ▪ Peggy & Gary Leimkuhler


Silver Sponsors


  • ▪ Brian & Lauren Dietrich

  • ▪ William & Susan Doran

  • ▪ Michael & Lisa Farrell

  • ▪ Sandra & Robert Immerman

  • ▪ Joseph Kelley

  • ▪ The McEwen Family Foundation

  • ▪ Brian & Soozung Rankin

  • ▪ Bill & MaryLou Spang

  • ▪ Peter & Lisa Tucci


Bronze Sponsors


  • ▪ Mitch & Beth Sargen

  • ▪ Lauren Swartz & Joe Long

Individual Sponsors

  • ▪ Anonymous

  • ▪ Club Quarters Hotel Philadelphia

  • ▪ Eigen X, LLC

  • ▪ Mark & Tobey Dichter

  • ▪ Odysseys Unlimited, Inc.

  • ▪ Jim Wilkinson

  • ▪ Lee & Betsy Woolley