Bagels with Bill


March 3


08:30 am - 10:00 am

Event Category:

Special Events

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Foley & Lardner LLP

111 Huntington Avenue Suite 2500, Boston, MA 02199

Boston, MA, US, 02199

Let’s have a morning chat with one of our own, Bill Clifford, outgoing President of the World Affairs Councils of America, former President of WorldBoston, and current Red Sox Nation member. We’ll get his take on global issues, international engagement in the U.S., and more: the whole schmear!

Bill Clifford was formerly President and CEO of the World Affairs Councils of America in Washington, DC, where he led WACA’s national office and represented its nonpartisan nonprofit network of more than 90 World Affairs Councils across the United States. In March 2017, he was appointed nonresident senior fellow at the Foreign Policy Institute of the Johns Hopkins University’s Paul H. Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS).

Before joining WACA in September 2013, Bill spearheaded the revitalization and growth of WorldBoston, a WACA member Council known for innovative programming, access to leaders, and a tradition of advancing public learning about critical international issues. Previously, Bill served as Asia bureau chief for the pioneering multimedia venture CBS MarketWatch, where he launched and directed news bureaus in Japan and Hong Kong. He got his start In broadcast news with Asia Business News TV and was senior correspondent in Tokyo for CNBC Asia after its merger with ABN. Bill began his work in journalism reporting on international economics, finance, and politics for several newspapers.

In 2019, Bill was appointed as a member of the Korea Economic Institute of America’s advisory council. Bill holds an M.A. from Johns Hopkins SAIS, a B.A. summa cum laude in international relations and French literature from Tufts University, and a C.E.P from Sciences Po in Paris.

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