Congratulations Irvine High School - Academic WorldQuest 1st Place Winners (See below)

Orange County’s Most Prestigious
Forum on International Affairs


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Thank you to our Corporate Sponsors
Allergan Foundation
R & D Medical Products, Inc.
VQ OrthoCare
West Coast University

Community Sponsors
British American Business Council (BABC-OC)
Network of Iranian American Professionals of Orange County (NIPOC)
Orange County Business Council (OCBC)

Ambassador Circle
Janis Agopian
Roya Cole - Morgan Stanley Smith Barney
Ron Gwak
Jerry and Maralou Harrington
Donna Kendall
Dr. Bogie Maglich - CALSEC
Rick and Nancy Muth - Orco Block
Michael and Margaret Sarver - Quick Rio Associates
Hal Smith
Serge and Mona Tomassian - Tomassian, Throckmorton & Inouye, LLP
Charles View
Charles Zhang

The World Affairs Council of Orange County is one of 94 such councils throughout the United States and is proud to be a member of the World Affairs Council of America. More

Young Professionals International Network (YPIN)
"To establish a group of young professionals from Orange County who are passionate about international affairs and wish to share their knowledge with the community. By doing so, we seek to develop the personal and professional skills of our future leaders in world affairs."

Congratulations to Irvine High School!! First place winners! in Annual Academic WorldQuest 2014

February 8, 2014

Thank you to our 2014 Academic WorldQuest Sponsors

Host Sponsor
Chapman University

OC Winning Team Sponsor
Rotary Club of Mission Viejo

Corporate Sponsors for Education
James and Catherine Emmi
John and Carolyn Kuykendall
Norm Tanber

High School Team Sponsors
Center for Living Peace
Bruce and Carol Hallenbeck
Errol and Candace Mathieu
Mike Withrow

Future Leader Sponsors
Peggy Maradudin
Tommy Papa
Tully H. Seymour, ADR Services Inc.
United Nations Association of USA—OC Chapter
Seda Yaghoubian

To help sponsor this event, please call 949-253-5751.

- Luncheon and dinner speeches with America’s and the world’s top leaders and opinion makers
- Oversees trips which include all the highlights of touring plus access to political leaders and other local experts
- Activities that support international education in our local schools and universities

Learn more about the Council and its activities on our website. Then join us at an upcoming program, and become a member of Orange County’s most prestigious forum on international affairs!

Events    |     Membership




April 24th
Dr. Shadi Hamid at The Bistango Restaurant
“The Future of Political Islam” - Fellow, Saban Center at the Brookings Institution; Vice-chair, Project on Middle East Democracy
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May 7th
New Member Reception at Residence of Dr. Parmis Khatibi, Laguna Niguel
For New Members Only
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May 20th
“America: A Nation of Immigrants” at Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel
Ellis Island Humanitarian Award presented to Herbert Nootbaar
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June 12th
The Honorable Chris O’Connor, Britain and The Honorable Dr. Bernd Fischer, Germany at TBD
Consul General Panel - Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP)
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Past Events

April 3rd
Dr. Muhammad Khalid Ejaz - Premium Member and Trustees Dinner at The Center Club
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March 14th
Angela Stent at Andrei’s Conscious Cuisine Restaurant
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March 11th
Philip J. (P.J.) Crowley at Westin South Coast Plaza Hotel
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February 8th
Academic WorldQuest 2014 at Chapman University
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February 5th
Deputy Assistant Secretary James Zumwalt at The Pacific Club
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