The World Affairs Council of Tacoma is proud to present our annual Speakers Series, featuring distinguished guest speakers such as diplomats, academics, business professionals, and journalists. Supported by partnerships with Tacoma Creates and Bellarmine Preparatory School, our Speakers Series provides the opportunity for participants to engage in meaningful discussions about topical world affairs.
2023 - 2024 WACT Speaker Series
We are in the throes of confirming our Speaker Series for the 2023-2024 time frame.
Check back periodically for the latest in program offerings.
Life in a Sahelian Village: "Growing Mangos in the Desert"
Based on the memoir by
DR. KATIE BAIRD, Professor of Economics, University of Washington - Tacoma