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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.

  • What’s Next for Ukraine?
    What’s Next for Ukraine?
    Thu, Oct 05
    Join us via Zoom!
    Oct 05, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM
    Join us via Zoom!
    To help us better understand the dynamics at play, we’re turning again to Dr. Tom Preston, a C. O. Johnson Distinguished Professor of Political Science at Washington State University.

Previous Events

Life in a Sahelian Village: "Growing Mangos in the Desert"

Katie Baird

Based on the memoir by

DR. KATIE BAIRD, Professor of Economics, University of Washington - Tacoma

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