WORLD AFFAIRS FORUM

Join us to expand your awareness of global affairs and America's role in the world. We are a non-partisan, non-profit, located in Stamford, CT dedicated to educating and engaging our members on global issues in a relaxed, fun atmosphere.

WORLD AFFAIRS FORUM

Join us to expand your awareness of global affairs and America's role in the world. We are a non-partisan, non-profit, located in Stamford, CT dedicated to educating and engaging our members on global issues in a relaxed, fun atmosphere.

March 6, 2019
7:00pm - 9:00pm

"Russia in the Middle East: Is the U.S. Being Outplayed?"

DR. THEODORE KARASIK

Adjunct Senior Fellow, Lexington Institute

Dr. Karasik will discuss Russia's recent activities in Syria and analyze the Kremlin's staregy in the Middle East. What are the implications of the move to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria? And how should the U.S. react to Russia’s provocative behavior? Tickets

March 13, 2019
5:45pm - 7:30pm

"Bridging, Bonding & Social Media: Preserving Democracy in the (Dis)Information Age"

ASHA RANGAPPA

Senior Lecturer, Jackson Institute for Global Affairs at Yale University

Rangappa will discuss the threat of disinformation, from Russia in particular, and how they have explored a self-made vulnerability in America’s social fabric, as social media and other factors have led to increased polarization and distrust. Tickets

April 3, 2019
6:00pm - 9:30pm

WorldQuest Annual Fundraiser

Dinner & Global Trivia Competition

Grab a friend and join us for an evening full of trivia fun! Create or join a team that can answer multiple choice questions on current global affairs. Broaden your horizons and meet people that care about global awareness. The evening includes an open bar, dinner, silent auction and raffle prizes.  Tickets

May 8, 2019
6:15pm - 9:00pm

"After Brexit?"

AMB. (Ret.) CHARLES P. RIES

Vice President, International and Senior Fellow, RAND Corporation

Ries' is co-author of “After Brexit:  Alternative Forms of Brexit and their Implications for the United Kingdom, the European Union, and the United States” (RAND 2017). He has more than three decades in the U.S. diplomatic service including four years (2000-2004) as Principal Deputy Asst Secy of State for European Affairs, where he was responsible for the U.S.-EU dialogue and economic relations between the U.S. and Europe. Tickets

MEMBERSHIP INFORMATION

Membership supports our programming. As a member, you get free or discounted tickets to our events.

Attend presentations and discussions on timely topics. We gather informed and curious community members and create accessible conversations. Our nonpartisan forum supports civility. Your participation helps us to create dialogues and an exchange of ideas on the topics that affect us at home and around the world.

Learn more about the benefits of membership!

Your contribution helps us expand understanding of global affairs and America’s role in the world by:

• Bringing leading authorities to our community

• Sponsoring lively discussions with foreign policy and economic experts on today’s headlines

• Awarding college study abroad scholarships

• Engaging the public in world events

WORLD AFFAIRS COUNCILS OF AMERICA

We are a member of the World Affairs Councils of America, the largest national non-partisan network of almost 100 councils in over 40 states that are dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on the critical global issues of our times.

THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS (2018-2019)