The Inaugural Ambassador and World-leader Series

’s Global Connections Series brings together ambassadors, leaders and experts from around the world to address the challenges of our times. Promoting conversations on the global challenges facing humanity, Global Connections is where students, faculty and the community will create a better understanding of world events that impact us all.

“This really was an only-at-CUA type of thing; it really underscores the types of opportunities that are available to you and what you can do with your education here.”
John Desordi, student and co-president of the Alexander Hamilton Society at

Upcoming Events


April 12, 2023

Sustainability & Innovation: Efforts to Reduce Human Impact on the Earth

Francisco Lopes

Portugal Ambassador to the United States

April 12, 2023 4 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Della Ratta Auditorium, Maloney Hall

View the Livestream recording


Past Events


  • Preparing a Free and Open Indo Pacific

    Jan. 27, 2023

    The Hon. Arthur Sinodinos AO, Australia Ambassador to the United States


  • Poland at the Border of Putin’s War against Ukraine and the West

    Feb. 2, 2023

    Marek Magierowski, Poland Ambassador to the United States


  • Importance of Collaboration and the Sharing of Knowledge in the Pursuit of Truth

    Feb. 9, 2023

    Maurizio Biasini, Scientific Attaché of Italy to the United States

    Special Guests:

    • Aaron Dominguez, Provost of the
    • Duilia de Mello, Vice Provost for Global Strategies

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