Tower Place 200


How Activism and the Media Can Thrive in China

Wednesday August 8, 2018 06:30 PM EDT
Throughout its checkered history, the Communist Party of the People’s Republic of China has a shown a distaste for dissent. Acting under the pretense of protecting China’s sovereignty, regulators have sanctioned journalists, censored social media platforms, and deployed the Great Firewall to control...
Cost: $10 Council Members - $20 Non-Members

The Interplay of Domestic Politics and Military Operations, June Members Forum

Thursday June 28, 2018 06:45 PM EDT
<br>This month, we will look at past and present politics and their impact on military operations as well as the possible influence of the Mueller investigation and the midterm elections on the Administration’s handling of top national security issues. Featuring: Dr. Carrie Lee, Assist...
Cost: Members Only

ChooseATL Buckhead Block Party

Saturday May 26, 2018 01:00 PM EDT
ChooseATL Block Parties are an initiative to engage young professionals across the region to celebrate metro Atlanta’s diverse communities and unite together behind the pride of ATL in a big way. Mark your calendars! Come celebrate your Buckhead neighborhood at WeWork Tower Place on Saturday, May ...
Cost: Free

Whiskey: A Spirit of the World

Thursday April 19, 2018 06:00 PM EDT
ASW Distillery will host the Young Leader’s first social of 2018 and provide a tasting and exclusive tour to all attendees. This program will highlight ASW Distillery’s Irish, French and English heritage and showcase how travelers from across the globe find common ground in the spirit of whiskey. O...
Cost: $10-$15

April Members Forum: Global Problems and Local Solutions

Tuesday April 3, 2018 06:45 PM EDT
Resilience doesn’t mean to endure, but to recover quickly. With increased environmental, economic and social instability in the 21st century, how can cities prevent and build resiliency to acute shocks and chronic stresses in urban development? Since 2017, Stephanie Stuckey, the Chief Resilience O...
Cost: Free

Germany's Eyes: U.S. & the Middle East with Ambassador Ruge

Monday February 12, 2018 06:30 PM EST
Ambassador Boris Ruge

Minister & Deputy Chief of Mission, Embassy of Germany to the U.S.; and Former Ambassador to Saudi Arabia

Prior to his current post, Ambassador Ruge served as German Ambassador to Saudi Arabia and Special Envoy to the Organization of Islamic Cooperation. He will address rel...
Cost: $10-$20

Challenges Faces Europe: A German Perspective

Thursday October 22, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Ambassador Detlev Ruenger of Germany to the United States and Minister Helga Barth of the Germany Embassy in the US will discuss the various challenges that Europe currently faces.
Cost: $35

South Africa's Freedom Charter, FIfty Years Later

Sunday October 11, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Ambassador Mninwa Mahlangu of South Africa to the United States will be speaking about the state of South Africa since it's freedom from Great Britain.
Cost: $20

Post Election Turkey: What Now?

Wednesday August 12, 2015 08:00 PM EDT
Özgür Kıvanç Altan, consul general, Consulate General of the Republic of Turkey in MiamiJoshua Walker, Ph.D., nonresident transatlantic fellow, German Marshall Fund of the United States
Cost: $10-$20

Members Forum - The World Affairs Council of Atlanta

Monday November 10, 2014 07:00 PM EST
Members OnlyTopicEnergy, Fracking & the EnvironmentFeaturingJAY HAKES, author of A Declaration of Energy Independence; former director, Jimmy Carter Presidential LibraryBecome a member and join the conversation

The World Affairs Council Members Forum

Monday October 6, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Members OnlyTopicDemocracy TodayFeaturingJOHN STREMLAU, PHD, vice president of Peace Programs, The Carter Center

The World Affairs Council of Atlanta Members Forum

Monday September 1, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
Members OnlyTopicGood Hunting: An American Spymaster’s StoryFeaturingJACK DEVINE, president, The Arkin Group, author of Good Hunting: An American Spymaster’s Story

Young Leaders Evening Briefing

Wednesday August 27, 2014 08:00 PM EDT
More than Just a Pair of TomsFeaturingDERRECK KAYONGO, founder, The Global Soap ProjectBERNARD TAYLOR SR., partner, Alston & Bird LLP; Southeast Regional Board, U.S. Fund for UNICEFMore information coming soon.


Wednesday March 20, 2013 08:00 PM EDT
Join the Young Leaders of the World Affairs Council of Atlanta as they explore what innovation is, what it means to companies, and how organizations like global metal giants Novelis and Bekaert are adapting to meet the needs of a diverse global marketplace.Featuring:Udaiyan JatarFounder & CEO, Blue ...
Cost: Members $10; Non-Members $15

Young Leaders Evening Briefing and Panel Discussion

Wednesday September 12, 2012 08:00 PM EDT
The Young Leaders will hold an evening briefing on September 13, 2012 featuring journalist, Ahmed Rashid on Pakistan on the Brink: The Future of America, Pakistan & Afghanistan. Registration/networking 5:30PM, Program 6:00PM. This event will take place at the GSU Buckhead Center, Tower Place 200, Su...
Cost: Young Leaders Members $10, NonMembers $15
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