The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh is pleased to announce the launch of the Global Snapshot, a document that captures Pittsburgh’s evolving international landscape as it relates to people, education, and the economy. The Global Snapshot is designed to bring awareness to lesser known statistics that support Pittsburgh’s rise as a global city, and help promote Pittsburgh as an attractive destination for individuals from across the country and around the world to both live and work.
The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh is happy to announce its Cybersecurity 2.0 series of programming this fall. Our multi-part series will include events focused on the legal aspects of cyber crime and cyber warfare on a global level, and new threats to cybersecurity, among others, and will feature experts representing the FBI, Uber, the United States Attorney General’s Office, and more.
Two of our expert speakers on Iran are featured in yesterday’s Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Op-Ed. They will continue the conversation during today’s luncheon at The Duquesne Club: “The Iran Nuclear Deal: A Reflection on Progress and Future Perspectives.”
On May 18, the Council hosted the second installment of its notable series, Diversity through the Eyes of Women. The woman panelists featured in this event, representing Pittsburgh’s Latino community, reflected upon their personal experiences to a crowded room of interested members of the community.
Yesterday, the Council hosted a networking reception and guided tour for Young Professionals at the Carnegie Museum of Art. Attendees were led through the exhibit, Silver to Steel: The Modern Designs of Peter Muller-Munk, with curator Rachel Delphia.
Thomas Asbery, Richard Ball, Michael Mierau and Matthew Strub recently led a global issues seminar, presented by the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh. All four career officers attend the U.S. Army War College in Carlisle.
This half-hour radio program will feature Vaish Krishnamurthy, CEO & Founder, Clean Robotics. She will discuss “Robotic Innovations in Pittsburgh” with host Angélica Ocampo, President and CEO. This interview will air on January 30 (4:30 p.m.) and January 31 (10:30 a.m.).
This half-hour radio program will feature Hina Shamsi, Director, ACLU National Security Project. She will discuss “The Role of Human Rights Laws in U.S. National Security” with host Emily Markham, Education Program Manager. This interview will air on October 17 (7:00 a.m.) and October 18 (10:30 a.m. ).
Recently named one of the 10 most influential voices in the world on cybersecurity, P.W. Singer discusses the issue of state-sponsored cyber attacks with host George Savarese. Listen to the audio or read the transcript of this recent interview.