The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh’s mission is to provide a pathway for a more globally minded region, offering students and the community a learning space that covers key international issues.
The Council is a member of the World Affairs Council of America, a network of more than 90 nonprofit, nonpartisan member Councils around the country.
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Civil Wars: The Future of the Middle East and Implications for Global Security, Featuring Ross Harrison
September 17 @ 12:00 pm - September 17 @ 1:30 pm
Please join us as we welcome distinguished speaker Ross Harrison on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 from 12:00 pm – 1:30 pm at the Omni William Penn in the Lawrence Welk Room. Professor Ross Harrison will provide a sober assessment of the current state of affairs in the Middle East, how U.S. interests are affected by … Read More
Five Themes Driving Equity Markets Over the Next 10 Years With a Spotlight on Emerging Markets, Featuring Katie Koch
September 25 @ 12:00 pm - September 25 @ 1:30 pm
The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh invites you to join us for a luncheon discussion on the Five Themes Driving Equity Markets Over the Next 10 Years With a Spotlight on Emerging Markets, featuring Katie Koch.
November 13 @ 9:00 am - November 13 @ 3:00 pm
The World Affairs Institute, a partnership program between the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh and Rotary International, is a day-long conference on global issues held annually for approximately 300 high school student leaders from nearly 100 schools throughout Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio. Stay tuned for more details!
October 23, 2018
When City Charter High School senior Jacob Osho showed up for his first workplace experience, an internship at the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, he made a fantastic first impression. “From the very first day (and I’m not exaggerating), I was impressed with Jacob’s professionalism,” reports Brittany Cheeks, Education Program Manager at the World Affairs … Read More
August 29, 2018
This article was published in the Cranberry Eagle on August 21, 2018. To read the article on the Cranberry Eagle website click here. A Seneca Valley High School senior achieved one of his goals during his recent scholarship-funded leadership trip to South Africa. “It’s always been a dream of mine to study abroad,” Jacob … Read More