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The Realities of Kidnapping: Off-the-Record @ Buckhead Center: Tower Place 200, suite 300
Aug 24 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
The Realities of Kidnapping: Off-the-Record @ Buckhead Center: Tower Place 200, suite 300 | Atlanta | Georgia | United States
Featuring Matt Boynton, senior partner, Control Risks Matt Boynton, senior partner at Control Risks, will give an overview of global trends in kidnapping to cover, among other things: highlights from relevant countries and geographies, the… more »
Don’t Bet Against Brazil @ Buckhead Center: Tower Place 200, suite 500
Aug 30 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Don’t Bet Against Brazil @ Buckhead Center: Tower Place 200, suite 500 | Atlanta | Georgia | United States
Featuring Paulo Sotero, director, Brazil Institute, Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars Gabriela Frias, anchor, CNN en Español; host, Portafolio Global Paulo Sotero is the director of the Brazil Institute of the Woodrow Wilson International… more »
Members Forum: Trends in Human Trafficking @ Buckhead Center: Tower Place 200
Sep 6 @ 6:45 pm – 8:30 pm
Featuring Mary Jo Mangrum, special agent, FBI Maja Hasic, program director, Tapestri Inc. Human trafficking is a silent crime that happens every day in metro Atlanta – and it may be closer to your reality… more »
Young Leaders Dragon Boat Festival @ Lake Lanier Olympic Park
Sep 10 @ 7:00 am – 4:00 pm
Join the Young Leaders for a friendly competition against international teams at the Atlanta 2016 Dragon Boat Race festival. This event is limited to only 30 people, so please register while you can. Let’s win… more »
Founders Day @ SunTrust Banks Corporate Office | Garden Office Atrium
Sep 12 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
This annual members-only reception celebrates the founding of the council. Featuring Bill Rogers, chairman and chief executive officer, SunTrust Banks Dennis Lockhart, founding chairman, World Affairs Council of Atlanta; president and chief executive officer, Federal… more »
Cook Korean! Book Signing and Cooking Demo @ The Cooking School at Irwin Street
Oct 10 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
Cook Korean! Book Signing and Cooking Demo @ The Cooking School at Irwin Street | Atlanta | Georgia | United States
Featuring Robin Ha, author, Cook Korean! Join us for a fun night out in Korea! Robin Ha, author and illustrator of Cook Korean!, will share her recipes as well as the illustrations from her book.… more »
Young Leaders Fellowship to China @ Beijing, Shanghai, Suzhou, and Hangzhou, China
Oct 14 – Oct 22 all-day
The Confucius Institute at Georgia State University and the World Affairs Council are partnering to send ten Young Leaders to China to develop global leadership skills through cross-cultural exposure to Chinese business, media, and culture,… more »