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Global Deacs is an affinity group for alumni, students, parents, and friends working or interested in international affairs.

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Past Events

Mar 23

Global Deacs War and Diplomacy: Global Deacs Host Ambassador Roebuck ('78, MA '82)

Join us for a conversation with alumnus William "Bill" Roebuck, former U.S. Ambassador to Bahrain, about his 28-year career in the U.S. Foreign Service,... Thursday, March 23, 2023

Mar 22

Virtual Global Deacs, Ukraine, A Call to Action

Please join the WFU Global Deacs community as we focus on ways we can support Ukraine in this time of need. The discussion will include... Tuesday, March 22, 2022

Oct 24

Pack Supplies for Afghan Refugee Families

The WAKEWashingtonDC Alumni Community, WFU Global Deacs, Decorated Deacs, and the DC area Pro Humanitate Committee are teaming up to support recently arrived Afghan refugees... Sunday, October 24, 2021

Sep 30

Latin America in the Headlines

Please join the WFU Global Deacs on Thursday, September 30, from 6:00 to 7:15 p.m. EDT for a virtual conversation on US foreign policy towards... Thursday, September 30, 2021

Apr 29

Global Deacs International Organizations and Careers in Global Affairs

Are you a current Wake Forest student or young alumnus interested in global development or foreign affairs? Are you interested in working on international issues... Thursday, April 29, 2021

Feb 12

A Conversation with Diplomat Philip Laidlaw ('86)

The Global Deacs affinity group and the Wake Washington Center will host a virtual conversation with Philip Laidlaw ('89), a career Foreign Service Officer currently... Friday, February 12, 2021

Jun 11

Pandemics and Predictions: What’s Next in World Politics and Global Brands

The Wake Washington Virtual Brown Bag Lunch series has partnered with the Global Deacs Affinity group to host a conversation with Tim Roemer (P'16, P'22),... Thursday, June 11, 2020

Feb 28

Global Deacs The State of Diplomacy in a Changing World

A Conversation with US Ambassador to Lithuania Robert S. Gilchrist ('86) and Author Paul Richter (P '14, P'19) Friday, February 28, 2020

May 2

Global Deacs A Conversation with Ambassador Tim Roemer

The Wake Forest Global Deacs Alumni Network is pleased to invite you to a special evening with WFU parent Tim Roemer, a former U.S. Ambassador... Thursday, May 02, 2019

Nov 15


***Registration for this event is now at capacity. If you would like to join the wait list, please e-mail Gray Allen at*** The... Thursday, November 15, 2018

Community Leadership


Kate Maloney ('97) 

Executive Committee

Francisco Bencosme ('12) 

Andrew Holland ('01) 

Emily Manning ('12) 

Kezia McKeague ('05) 

Tonis Montes ('11) 

Staff Coordinator

Gray Godwin ('09) 

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