World Affairs Council of Atlanta
Tower Place 200, Suite 300
3348 Peachtree Rd. NE
Atlanta, GA 30326


Delivering Quality Programs Year After Year
Every year, the World Affairs Council is proud to produce nearly 50 programs on a wide range of topics and issues. From signature conferences to intimate discussions, there is bound to be something for everyone. Examples of past programs include:
International Women's Day Breakfast
Global Health Conference
2019 - Cities and Health
2018 - Health, Resilience, and Natural Disasters
2017 - Focus on Women and Adolescent Girls
2015 - Global Health and Refugees
South Korea over Cocktails


Ambassador Harry Harris, U.S. Ambassador to South Korea

Ambassador Cho Yoon-je, South Korean Ambassador to the U.S.

Moderated By: Ambassador Kathleen Stephens, President, Korea Economic Institute & Former U.S. Ambassador to South Korea

Beyond Oil in the Middle East, ft. Ambassador Thomas Pickering
Brexit under Boris


David K. Young, CEO Oxford Analytica

International Day of the Girl


Michelle Nunn, President and CEO, CARE USA

The Rise of a German Right


Metin Hakverdi, Member of the German Parliament

The Empty Throne: America’s Abdication of Global Leadership


Ambassador Ivo Daalder, President, Chicago Council on Global Affairs; Former U.S. Ambassador to NATO

James Lindsay, Senior Vice-President, Council on Foreign Relations

Sustainability Meets Profitability: Building A Circular Economy


Crystal Lassiter, Senior Director, Global Sustainability & Environmental Affairs, UPS

Jessica Sanderson, Director of Sustainability, Novelis

Nicole Smith, Program Director, Custoner Sustainability, The Coca-Cola Company

Moderated By:

Bernice Lee, Executive Director of the Hoffmann Centre for Sustainable Resource Economy, Chatham House

To view photos from all of our past programs, go to:


Council Executive Director Fernanda Luchine (left) with Career Ambassador Thomas Pickering (right). Ambassador Pickering spoke to a packed audience about challenges to peace in the Middle East, U.S. foreign policy, and the state of liberal democratic values.