Pittsburgh, PA – The nonpartisan, nonprofit World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh is launching its 90th anniversary celebration campaign, 90 for 90, from July 13 to October 11. Over a 90-day period, the Council will promote and host activities that explore Pittsburgh’s global history and encourage people to connect with their community and each other. Individuals … Read More
Pittsburgh, PA – In a video interview held today with World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh President and CEO, Betty Cruz, climate activist, Divya Nawale, describes the challenges in India and how the global community can provide support, including Pittsburgh residents. Facing its second wave of COVID-19 infections, India’s numbers continue to grow rapidly as its healthcare … Read More
Pittsburgh, PA – The 90-year-old, nonpartisan World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh launches five unique series of programming, including webinars, panel discussions, and forums aimed to engage everyone from students and community members to business leaders. Each series will feature discussion on globally relevant issues and an opportunity to hear, explore, and understand multiple perspectives. The … Read More
Pittsburgh, PA – World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh and Global Minds Initiative announce they are merging, effective immediately. Under the terms of the agreement, which has been unanimously approved by both organization’s Board of Directors, Global Minds will become one of the Council’s leading youth education programs. The two nonprofits began exploratory discussions February 2020. … Read More
The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh has appointed Betty Cruz as its next President and CEO. For over 88 years, the Council has served as a nonpartisan forum for global issues and a pathway for a more globally minded region. Within her first 100 days, Cruz will assemble a transition team and conduct a listening … Read More
The bridges Council member David Murdoch built during his life aren’t the kind that stand out in a place like Pittsburgh, unless you know where to look for them. They’ve connected high school students to formative experiences in foreign countries, business executives to opportunities overseas, nonprofit leaders to people who can help advance their work, and curious people to faraway stories that cast new light on Pittsburgh. A partner at K&L Gates and former German Honorary Consul in Pittsburgh, David died Nov. 24, 2015.
Isabella Olive, Global Travel Scholar, blogs about the recent Paris events, the international support that came of it, and her feelings as someone who spent time there and fell in love with the city.
The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh, the leading forum to ensure that the Pittsburgh region has a dynamic international presence, is pleased to announce the appointment of Angélica Ocampo as its next President and CEO. She previously served as the Executive Director of Worldfund, a New York-based organization that supports teacher development in Mexico and Brazil. Ocampo began her … Read More
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.
This half-hour radio program will feature Mr. Joel Rubin, President of Washington Strategy Group and former senior government official under the Obama Administration. He will discuss “At a Political Crossroads: The Iran Nuclear Deal” with host Emily Markham, Education Program Manager. This interview will air on October 10 (7:00 a.m.) and October 11 (10:30 a.m. ).