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The Council Announces Saleem Ghubril as New Board Chair

Pittsburgh, PA – The nonpartisan, nonprofit World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh announced Saleem Ghubril of The Pittsburgh Promise as its new board chair effective January 2022. Ghubril succeeds Stephen Lackey, formerly of BNY Mellon, who has served as chair since 2019. In this new role, Ghubril will continue to play...
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Global Minds Founder Peyton Klein Named to Forbes 30…

Global Minds founder Peyton Klein is featured on the Education and Youngest lists of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 Class of 2022. Peyton founded Global Minds, a by-youth, for-youth organization, five years ago at Pittsburgh’s Taylor Allderdice High School. The program has expanded from a single club to a network across...
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A Message from Council President & CEO Betty Cruz…

Hear from Council President & CEO Betty Cruz on Giving Tuesday! Today is Giving Tuesday – a global day of radical generosity. Millions of people across the world are giving back and changing their communities for the better. [video poster="https://worldpittsburgh.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Screen-Shot-2021-11-29-at-3.48.22-PM.png" width="1920" height="1080" mp4="https://worldpittsburgh.org/wp-content/uploads/2021/11/Betty-Opening.mp4"][/video]   This year, the Council celebrated our...
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World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh announces new brand, strategic…

From Pittsburgh Business Times: The World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh is rebranding. The nonpartisan, nonprofit organization says that it is changing to further realize its vision, launching a new three-year strategic plan along with the rebrand. The plan will focus on the “Theory of Change,” with an emphasis being placed...

Three Rivers Heritage Trail Ride

Thank you to everyone who joined our Three Rivers Heritage Community Trail Ride on Saturday! We hope you had a great time getting outside, getting active, and learning about importance of biking and riverfront redevelopment. #90for90 Thank you to our partners at Healthy Ride PGH, Pittsburgh Urban Magnet Project (PUMP),...
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Youth to Take Charge of The World

Our Youth Voice & Innovation Fellow, Connor Dalgaard, writes in PublicSource about the limits of social media activism and how youth can work to create change in their communities:   "As a 17-year-old, I spend a great deal of time on apps like Instagram, TikTok and Twitter. I consume endless...
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90 Activities for 90 Years: Week Nine (9/6-9/12)

Welcome to the ninth weekly activity roundup of our 90 for 90 anniversary campaign! Every day during our anniversary celebration from July 13 to October 11, we will be promoting globally-minded podcasts and movies, virtual events around the world, and in-person activities you can do in Pittsburgh or in your...
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90 Activities for 90 Years: Week Eight (8/30-9/5)

Welcome to the eight weekly activity roundup of our 90 for 90 anniversary campaign! Every day during our anniversary celebration from July 13 to October 11, we will be promoting globally-minded podcasts and movies, virtual events around the world, and in-person activities you can do in Pittsburgh or in your...
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