The mission of the World Affairs Council of Northern California is to explore issues and opportunities that transcend borders.

Reimagining India

09-23-14 Reimagining India

Join us as we explore how an alternative emerging market economic model like India’s—a culturally and geographically complex and politically colorful society—can achieve high growth, economic stability, shared prosperity and environmental sustainability.

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Alternative Futures: The World in 2030

09-22-14 Alternative Worlds

Geopolitical, economic and technological changes are transforming our world. Mathew Burrows, principal author of the "Global Trends 2030: Alternative Worlds" report will discuss several hypotheses and how we can influence the course of events. This event will also be live streamed.

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BUSINESS FORUM | Online Education: Preparing the Labor Force


Business Forum invitee and Member-only program.
Please join us for a discussion of online education’s potential role in preparing a global labor force for the knowledge economy of the 21st century.

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A Path Appears: A Conversation with Nicholas Kristof


SOLD OUT | Join us for a conversation with Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Nicholas Kristof as he shares his latest work, "A Path Appears." He will also discuss how we can make a difference here and abroad to become more effective global citizens. This event will also be livestreamed.

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