MERIDIAN EXCHANGE OCTOBER 2022

MERIDIAN SUMMIT PROVIDES SOLUTIONS FOR EMERGING TECH CHALLENGES

The 11th Annual Meridian Global Leadership Summit: Preparing for a Tech Transformation in a Digitalized World ​​​convened for its in person return to explore ways that the public and private sectors can join forces with civil societies worldwide to foster policies that develop trust, allow innovation to flourish and build resilient cyber systems. Watch the full program or individual sessions of interest on our YouTube ChannelRead Ambassador Holliday’s op-ed in Protocol with top takeaways here.

ONE NIGHT. 34 EMBASSIES. THE MERIDIAN BALL

 

The Meridian Ball celebrated its 54th anniversary following the Meridian Summit on Friday, October 21. As one of the few events where diplomats, government officials and business leaders from across parties, borders and backgrounds can set aside differences and come together to celebrate global leadership, diplomacy and culture. The Meridian Ball has become a core part of Meridian’s identity and our mission to strengthen engagement between the U.S. and the world.

A GLOBAL MOMENT IN TIME

 

The Meridian Center for Global Leadership hosted the International Visitor Leadership Program's Global Moment in Time: "Photojournalists Document Challenges and Opportunities in the COVID Era" for a networking event to debut the Meridian-curated book A Global Moment in Time: Through the Lens of IVLP Participants. With over 100 global participants spanning 90 countries, IVLP participants presented powerful photos showcasing impactful civil discourse, public opinion, and public understanding of how COVID-19 has disrupted society, yet brought people together. Learn more here.

UPCOMING EVENTS

Meridian Corporate Council Annual Meeting with The Honorable Jose W. Fernandez, Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment

November 10, 2022 | Hybrid

The Honorable Jose W. Fernandez, Under Secretary for Economic Growth, Energy, and the Environment will be joining the Meridian Corporate Council Annual Meeting, “Strengthening Economic Diplomacy – Energy, Critical Minerals, and Supply Chains.” The Executive Committee Meeting will also be held at this time. For more information, please contact Rodrigo Moreschi at rmoreschi@meridian.org. This program is closed to the press, off the record and open to Meridian Corporate Council Members.

Diplocraft: Midterm Elections Debrief - Insiders' Perspectives on the Impact in Washington and Beyond with Punchbowl News

November 16, 2022 | Hybrid

Following the November 8 midterm elections, Meridian will bring together Anna Palmer, Founder and CEO of Punchbowl News and Phillip J. Morris, Partner at Locust Street Group, for a conversation about the impacts of the elections on politics in Washington and across the country. For more information, please contact mcde@meridian.org.

 

IN CASE YOU MISSED IT

Meridian's "Pathways for Global Affairs on College Campuses" to join SXSW EDU

Global Business Briefing with European Parliament from the Committee on Economic and Monetary Affairs

Community College Global Affairs Fellowship Launches at Meridian Summit

NETWORK SPOTLIGHT

CONFIDENCE STAVELEY

​​​​​Meridian Global Citizen Awardee and
Executive Director/Founder, CyberSafe Foundation

"While cybercrimes are global, protecting people of the world is also global. It's possible to live locally and impact globally." Watch her Meridian Global Citizen Award acceptance here.

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