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As a World Affairs Council member, you join a diverse group of individuals who are passionate about expanding international awareness. Members participate in world class events featuring speakers who provide the stories behind the headlines as well as special receptions and gatherings.

As a member you will have the opportunity to build relationships with other liked minded individuals and professionals that are in the local international affairs community. Your membership is valuable in supporting World Affairs Council programming and student outreach in the community.

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Rick Caruso "What Can SoCal Learn From Cities Around the World?

Rick Caruso “What Can SoCal Learn From Cities Around the World?

Date:
2024-06-26 17:30
Location:
4110 MacArthur Blvd, Newport Beach, CA 92660
The World Affairs Council of Orange County presents: What Can SoCal Learn From Cities Around the World? featuring Rick J. Caruso Founder & Executive Chairman, Caruso® Renowned developer, business innovator, civic leader, philanthropist, and former candidate for Mayor ...
SAVE THE DATE: Africa Rising: Economic Partnerships, Energy & Mineral Development, and Coups & Conflict

SAVE THE DATE: Africa Rising: Economic Partnerships, Energy & Mineral Development, and Coups & Conflict

Date:
2024-07-24 11:30
Location:
35 Shady Canyon Dr. Irvine, CA 92603
The World Affairs Council of Orange County presents: Africa Rising: Economic Partnerships, Energy & Mineral Development, and Coups & Conflict This in-person lunch event with bring together a panel of speakers who will discuss a plethora of issues ...

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