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Adult Programs

DCOWA provides residents of the Miami Valley direct contact with key international figures and networking with Dayton’s growing international community.  We host discussions of critical issues and raise intercultural awareness through our many programs that focus on providing insight into international political, economic, business and cultural trends. 


These programs include our monthly Global Views/Local Brews, informational presentations combined with a Happy Hour atmosphere in downtown Dayton, and our annual Great Decisions program with the University of Dayton’s Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. 


To see our upcoming events, visit our calendar to see what's in store!

Flagship Programs


As a DCOWA member, you can take advantage of programs available throughout the World Affairs Council of America’s network.


Other WACA programs open to members include a monthly “Cover to Cover” program with authors of timely new books on world issues; the Academic WorldQuest competition; a Weekly World News Update via e-mail; travel programs; and more. 


Click here for the WACA website.


Click here for information about the World Affairs Travel Program.

DCOWA and Dayton Daily News hosted Turkish ex-newspaper editor Abdülhamit Bilici in May of 2017 to discuss the importance of press freedoms in Turkey and the US.

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