The Future of the Court
O'Connor Institute - Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States
September 28, 2022
11:00 am PT
The Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States was formed by President Joe Biden's Executive Order 14023 in April 2021.
Featured Guest Speakers:
Co-chair, Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, Leighton Homer Surbeck Professor of Law and Counselor to the Dean, Yale Law School, Former clerk, Justice Sandra Day O’Connor
Member, Presidential Commission on the Supreme Court of the United States, Senior fellow, American Enterprise Institute, Co-director, C. Boyden Gray Center for the Study of the Administrative State
September 28, 2022
1:30 p.m. MST
F. Francis and Dionne Najafi Thunderbird Global Headquarters
Thunderbird School of Global Management is honored to host Dr. Evelyn N. Farkas, executive director of the McCain Institute at Arizona State University, for a conversation about responsible business, development, and sustainability-oriented operations for the private, public, and nonprofit sectors.
Dr. Farkas has three decades of experience working on national security and foreign policy in the U.S. executive, the legislative branch, private sector, and international organizations overseas. Also, a former Congressional candidate, she ran to represent New York's 17th Congressional District in the House of Representatives in 2019/2020.
Before joining the McCain Institute, she was president of Farkas Global Strategies, a senior fellow at the German Marshall Fund of the United States and the Atlantic Council, and a national security contributor for NBC/MSNBC. You can read her full bio here
Farkas will discuss how management schools play an important role in educating the leaders of our future and how they are positioned to influence issues such as business, development, and sustainability.
The event will be held at the F. Francis and Dionne Najafi Thunderbird Global Headquarters in the Haas Digital Global Forum (first floor) on Wednesday, September 28, 2022, at 1:30 p.m. (AZ time).LEARN MORE
Africa is Not a Country: Notes on a Bright Continent with Dipo Faloyin
Global Santa Fe
October 12, 2022
12:00 p.m. MDT
So often Africa is depicted simplistically as “one” and not a continent made up 54 separate nations, an arid landscape of famines and safaris, uniquely plagued by poverty and strife. In his debut book, Dipo Faloyin offers a compelling and needed corrective.
The event is co-sponsored with Collected Works Bookstore and in partnership with World Affairs Council of Jacksonville, International Relations Council of Kansas City, Columbus Council on World Affairs, WorldOregon.LEARN MORE
The Mayor’s International – Our Golden Anniversary
Phoenix Sister Cities
October 22, 2022
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. MST
Phoenix Country Club
Please join Phoenix Sister Cities as they celebrate 50 years of making the world a more peaceful place on Saturday, October 22 at the Phoenix Country Club. In keeping with their 1970s theme, dig out those bell-bottom jeans and Pucci maxi-dresses and come dance to disco and funk.
Event tickets are $200 each ($150 for young professionals). They are also selling Groovy Tickets for a chance to win one of three prizes: two round-trip economy class tickets to any one of their 11 sister cities and $3000 cash; a family four-pack of Lectric XPTM 2.0 Black eBikes ($4000 value); and an Arizona Biltmore Staycation Package ($1690 value). You need not be present to win but then you’d miss the iconic 1970s dinner they’ll be serving.
32nd Annual Ambassadors' Ball
Diplomatic Corps of Arizona
November 19, 2022
6:00 p.m. MST
Omni Scottsdale Resort & Spa at Montelucia
The Diplomatic Corps of Arizona cordially invites you to the 32nd Annual Ambassadors' Ball in honor of Mexico with Ambassador Esteban Moctezuma Barragán.
HOSTED BY CHAIRS:
Jorge Mendoza Yescas, Consul General of Mexico
Alfredo J. Molina, Honorary Consul for the Kingdom of Spain
Dinner Chairman: Steve Chucri, Honorary Consul of Estonia
Benefitting the Diplomatic Corps of Arizona Scholarship Fund and the Students at Thunderbird School of Global Management at ASU.
Ambassador of the Year for 2022
Douglas Jackson, Ph.D.
President & CEO of Project C.U.R.E.