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World Affairs Council’s Second Annual Summit, “Into the Depths: Exploring this Global Moment”

September 28 - October 1

The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh will be hosting its second annual virtual summit, “Into the Depths: Exploring this Global Moment” on September 28–October 1. The four days of virtual events will include opening and closing keynote addresses, a musical performance, and interactive programs with experts speaking on the Council’s core global issues from the past year: Human Rights, Resiliency, Youth, Immigration, and Governance & Diplomacy. Featured speakers and performers include:

  • Alex Amend, Director of Communications at Moonshot CVE
  • Lina AbiRafeh, Executive Director at the Arab Institute for Women at the Lebanese American University
  • Descemer Bueno, Cuban singer, songwriter, and record producer
    Ambassador Norman Eisen (ret.), Senior Fellow in Governance Studies at Brookings Institution
  • Michelle King, Teacher and Learning Instigator
  • Scott Shute, Head of Mindfulness and Compassion at LinkedIn
  • Amali Tower, Founder and Executive Director of Climate Refugees

Click here for more information on all featured speakers, program descriptions, and event schedule. Stay tuned for updates as additional speakers are confirmed! You can register for the Summit on Eventbrite or visit worldpittsburgh.org. Tickets range from a $25 all-access pass to $5 per program, and the first 50 registrants will receive a special gift!

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