Our Soiree is back for another fabulous year!



Last year’s Soiree was celebrated as one of the most vibrant and diverse gatherings of the global community in Pittsburgh. This year, we’ll keep the party going with featured performances, guest speakers, and a fusion-inspired menu – this time with even more surprises


Save the date for Friday, October 6 at The Jane (formerly Jay Verno Studios).


Become an event sponsor to align your organization with a community of Pittsburghers who care about the world and are building a thriving, inclusion region. Please reach out to lauren@worldpittsburgh.org to schedule a meeting with our team to learn more. 


Click here to learn more about sponsorship opportunities. 


2022 Soiree


Our first Soiree in 2022 celebrated our “90+1” anniversary with an evening of global connectedness, culture, and community. We recognized the recipients of the inaugural Illuminate Awards and featured performances, guest speakers, a fusion-inspired menu, and more.


You can find photos from the event in this Facebook album and watch this video that premiered at the event telling the Council story.


Our keynote speaker was Saleem Ghubril, executive director of The Pittsburgh Promise, and our Emcee was journalist Natalie Bencivenga. Featured performers included Nandanik Dance Troupe, Hugo Cruz and Caminos, Balafon West African Dance Ensemble, Jacquea Mae, and DJ Sarah Huny Young.