WorldDenver offers various events each year for members and the Denver community such as:

  • Speaker Series on current world issues
  • Young Professionals networking and educational events
  • Networking receptions for members with international visitors
  • International Visitor home hospitality training
  • Breakfast briefings for Corporate Members and Individual members in the Premier, Patron and Founder Circle levels.

Click on "Show Details" for each event below to learn more!

Upcoming events

    • 25 Apr 2017
    • 11:45 AM - 1:00 PM
    • 717 17th St #2800, Denver, CO 80202
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    Judge Sidney B. Brooks

    United States Bankruptcy Judge, Retired

    Judge Sidney B. Brooks (retired) reports on his recent meetings in Moscow with judges, lawyers, and a academics. Join us for an unvarnished view of developments in the rule of law in Russia and reform in the Russian Parliament.

    Event Details

    11:45 am - 12:00 pm Networking and Informal Discussion with Judge Brooks

    12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Briefing and Q+A 

    *Briefings are open to WorldDenver Members, Premier Level & Up*

    About Judge Sidney Brooks

    Judge Brooks served a two-term appointment as a bankruptcy judge, having been appointed on January 4, 1988. He served as Chief Bankruptcy Judge from February 2003 to January 2007. In addition to having served on the bench, Judge Brooks consults on rule of law issues, lectures, teaches courses, conducts seminars, writes for numerous professional organizations, schools and publications.

    Judge Brooks’ primary area of professional work outside of the courtroom is development and implementation of international rule of law programs around the world. On behalf of various government and non-government organizations, including the U.S. Russia Foundation, the Library of Congress’ Open World Leadership Program, the Central and East European Law Initiative, the International Judicial Relations Committee of the United States Judicial Conference, the United States Department of State, and The World Bank, Judge Brooks has been assisting with the development of judicial training and court management programs. He has worked with and advised judicial officials from Russia, Kazakhstan, Kyrghistan, Mongolia, the People’s Republic of China, Poland, Romania, Macedonia, Thailand,Mexico, India, Canada, Armenia, Egypt, Brazil, Argentina, and the Czech Republic, with regard to international commercial/insolvency law and court administration and judicial affairs. 

    Prior to beginning his service as a federal judge, Judge Brooks served as assistant attorney general for the State of Colorado and was in the private practice of law for 16 years with emphasis in bankruptcy and reorganizations, litigation, commercial transactions, and general business law.

    • 25 Apr 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM (MDT)
    • Rocky Mountain PBS, 1089 Bannock Street, Denver, CO 80204

    Event Details

    5:30 pm - 6:15 pm: Networking Reception & Refreshments

    6:15 pm - 7:30 pm: Presentation & Audience Q+A


    Free parking in RMPBS lot

    Promotional Partner

    About the Panelists:

    Gretchen Heinrichs, Denver Health & CU Anschutz

    Gretchen Heinrichs, MD, DTMH, Assistant Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Denver Health and University of Colorado School of Medicine, Director of Maternal Health Initiatives at the Center for Global Health, Colorado School of Public Health. Dr. Heinrichs is and OBGYN physician and researcher who completed a Diploma in Tropical Medicine and Hygiene at the Gorgas Course in Lima, Peru and a Certificate in Public Health in 2011 from the Colorado School of Public Health. She works clinically at Denver Health with a special focus on refugee and asylum seeking patients and her Global Health work is currently focused on projects in Guatemala through the Center for Global Health. She has worked in India, Mexico, Rwanda and Nigeria training physicians, nurses, and health care workers on gender-based violence, family planning, and obstetric and gynecologic conditions, as well as adapting international practice recommendations to local and low resource settings.

    Blair Gifford, University of Colorado Denver

    Dr. Blair Gifford is a Professor of International Health Management in the Business School at the University of Colorado Denver. At the Business School, he is the Managing Director of the International Health Management certificates in the MBA/Health and Executive MBA/Health programs. At the University-level, he Founded and was the first Director of the Center for Global Health (School of Public Health, University of Colorado Denver). Blair is the founder and current Board Chair of Global Health Connections, Inc., a not for profit organization in Denver. Recently, GHC just opened a Maternity Center at Haitian owned and operated CAMEJOHospital in Leogane, Haiti. Also, Blair is the Principal of Health Beyond Borders consulting firm. HBB is currently assisting a large east coast cancer institution in its international business development ventures, especially in China.

    Gretchen Berggren, Children's Nutrition of Haiti

    Dr. Gretchen Berggren is a graduate of the University of Nebraska College of Medicine and the Harvard School of Public Health where she served on the faculty from 1968-83. Dr. Berggren has lived and worked in long-term assignments in the Congo, Haiti, and Tunisia; later serving with Save the Children and World Relief in more than 26 countries. A strong proponent of census-based, community-oriented primary health care, Gretchen developed curricula for training multidisciplinary community health workers (CHWs) that brought equity in services and reached significant reductions in age-specific mortality rates following interventions with CHWs and “care groups.” Her work has focused on the “positive deviance” method of indentifying and transferring nutrition skills to poor mothers, taught by trained local women who act as resident home visitors and organize temporary itinerant workshops know as “hearths” in the kitchens of volunteer mothers.


    Douglas Jackson, Project C.U.R.E

    Dr. Douglas Jackson serves as the President/CEO of Project C.U.R.E. Each week, Project C.U.R.E. delivers approximately four semi-truck loads of donated medical supplies and equipment to desperately needy people around the world. Since 1987, Project C.U.R.E. has delivered equipment and supplies to hospitals and clinics in over 130 countries. Project C.U.R.E. is consistently recognized with the highest Four Star ranking from Charity Navigator, and was named by Forbes as one of the top 20 charities in America. Project C.U.R.E.’s Clinics program directly treats thousands of patients and trains hundreds of medical professionals each year. In addition to his work at Project C.U.R.E., Dr. Jackson has taught at the university level in the disciplines of finance, investments, leadership development, legal and international issues. He holds both a PhD in Finance and a Juris Doctorate, and is a frequent speaker and lecturer to colleges and universities, as well as civic, corporate and community organizations.

    • 30 Apr 2017
    • 11:30 AM (MDT)
    • Domo 1365 Osage St. Denver, CO 80204
    • 14

    Enjoy a Bento box, miso soup, and lively conversation at this month's WorldDenver Dines Out! Join fellow WorldDenver members for a traditional Japanese meal at Domo Japanese Country Food Restaurant!

    *No registration fee, meals paid individually*

    Directions to Domo here.

    Domo notes that their food is gluten and soy based - they are unable to accommodate food allergies or substitutions.

    Not a WorldDenver member? 

    Contact Katy Anderson at 303.446.4903 or Or click here for more information! 

    • 17 May 2017
    • 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
    • Denver Athletic Club. 1325 Glenarm Pl. Denver, CO 80204

    Robert Daly

    Director, Kissinger Institute on China & the U.S.

    Event Details

    5:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. Networking Reception with Hors D'oeuvres and Cash Bar

    6:30 p.m.- 7:30 p.m. Presentation and Audience Q+A


    Denver Athletic Club garage rate of $7 per vehicle. Surface lots and metered parking available close to venue.


    About Robert Daly

    Robert Daly was named as the second director of the Kissinger Institute on China and the United States at the Woodrow Wilson Center in August, 2013. He came to the Wilson Center from the Maryland China Initiative at the University of Maryland. Prior to that, he was American Director of the Johns Hopkins University-Nanjing University Center for Chinese and American Studies in Nanjing. Robert Daly began work in U.S.-China relations as a diplomat, serving as Cultural Exchanges Officer at the U.S. Embassy in Beijing in the late 80's and early 90's. After leaving the Foreign Service, he taught Chinese at Cornell University, worked on television and theater projects in China as a host, actor, and writer, and helped produce Chinese-language versions of Sesame Street and other Children’s Television Workshop programs. During the same period, he directed the Syracuse University China Seminar and served as a commentator on Chinese affairs for CNN, the Voice of America, and Chinese television and radio stations. From 2000 to 2001 he was American Director of the U.S.-China Housing Initiative at the Department of Housing and Urban Development. Mr. Daly has testified before Congress on U.S.-China relations and has lectured at scores of Chinese and American institutions, including the Smithsonian Institution, the East-West Center, the Asia Society, and the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations. He has lived in China for 11 years and has interpreted for Chinese leaders, including Jiang Zemin and Li Yuanchao, and American leaders, including Jimmy Carter and Henry Kissinger.


Past events

17 Apr 2017 Brazil: Lessons of 2016 & Outlook for 2017
12 Apr 2017 Nuclear Trump: 3 Dangers and 3 Opportunities
05 Apr 2017 Saudi Arabia & The Arab Spring
04 Apr 2017 Reception with International Woman of Courage Award Winner. Hosted by Rose Andom Center
30 Mar 2017 What ISIS Really Wants
27 Mar 2017 WorldDenver Book Club: The Way of the Strangers by Graeme Wood
23 Mar 2017 WorldDenver Dines Out: El Coqui d'Aqui
16 Mar 2017 The U.S. & UK Special Relationship Panel
08 Mar 2017 International Women's Day 2017
01 Mar 2017 Breakfast Briefing w. Simon Schuchat- How Will the New Administration Handle China?
28 Feb 2017 Denver Community Event: Refugees in Their Own Words
27 Feb 2017 WorldDenver Dines Out: Star Kitchen
22 Feb 2017 UN Sustainable Development Goals: Clean Water and Sanitation
06 Feb 2017 A New Era for Cuba: Panel Discussion
03 Feb 2017 View from the Top: A Saudi Mountain Climbers Guide to Success
01 Feb 2017 WorldDenver Members Only- View from the Top: A Saudi Mountain Climbers Guide to Success
25 Jan 2017 From Qadhafi to Chaos: The Islamic State in Libya
23 Jan 2017 WorldDenver Dines Out: Nile Ethiopian Restaurant
23 Jan 2017 Coffee Conversation with International Visitors. WorldDenver Members Only Event
18 Jan 2017 Robert Dannenberg: Cyber Security
05 Jan 2017 An Expert's Unvarnished View: Russia, Security and the New Administration. Hosted by Ireland Stapleton Pryor and Pascoe
14 Dec 2016 Middle East Policy in the New Administration w. Ambassador Hill, Ambassador Crocker & Barbara Slavin
14 Dec 2016 Middle East Policy in the New Administration w. Ambassador Crocker & Barbara Slavin at CU South Denver
06 Dec 2016 Young Professionals Annual International Holiday Potluck!
04 Nov 2016 YLAI Delegation Farewell Reception Hosted by World Trade Center - Denver
30 Oct 2016 International Potluck with Young Entrepreneurs Delegation!
26 Oct 2016 Steve Clemons: Foreign Policy and Presidential Politics
25 Oct 2016 Young Professionals Networking Happy Hour with YLAI Fellows
19 Oct 2016 2016 Election Series: Presidential Debate Watch Party
12 Oct 2016 Talmage Boston: 10 Commandments for our Next President
12 Oct 2016 Talmage Boston: 10 Commandments for our Next President. At CU South Denver
10 Oct 2016 WorldDenver Member Reception with International Visitors!
05 Oct 2016 Turkey: Consequences and Challenges of the Coup Attempt
22 Sep 2016 Rescheduled for 10/26! Steve Clemons: Foreign Policy and Presidential Politics
16 Sep 2016 Former Prime Minister of Libya Breakfast Briefing. Hosted by Ireland Stapleton Pryor and Pascoe
13 Sep 2016 What's Ahead for the EU?
25 Aug 2016 Presidential Protocol Breakfast Briefing. Hosted by McKinsey & Company
24 Aug 2016 Diplomacy Behind the Scenes, Presidential Protocol. Hosted by the WorldDenver Young Professionals
16 Aug 2016 Understanding the Muslim Community in Colorado
13 Jul 2016 Young Professionals Networking Happy Hour!
29 Jun 2016 Celebrating African Entrepreneurship In Colorado
23 Jun 2016 Business Briefing: Brexit, Analyzing the Referendum. Hosted by Dorsey & Whitney.
21 Jun 2016 WorldDenver Member Reception with International Visitors!
16 Jun 2016 4th Annual Global Cup Challenge!
10 Jun 2016 Women and Foreign Policy with Ambassador Barbara Stephenson
07 Jun 2016 Ambassador Gary Grappo: Saudi Arabia's Relationship with Gulf State Neighbors
02 Jun 2016 Young Professionals Networking Happy Hour!
16 May 2016 Judith Miller: The Story, A Reporter's Journey
03 May 2016 Business Briefing: Kim Schneider Malek, Global Family Enterprise Trends. Sponsored by Dorsey & Whitney
15 Apr 2016 U.S. Nuclear Arms Control with Russia: Challenges and Opportunities in 2016 and Beyond
06 Apr 2016 Justice in Afghanistan, Judge Najla Ayubi
05 Apr 2016 Floyd Ciruli & Dina Smeltz: Foreign Policy, Public Opinion and the 2016 Election
30 Mar 2016 Jake Bright, The Next Africa
24 Mar 2016 Sarah Chayes, Thieves of State: Why Corruption Threatens Global Security
17 Mar 2016 WorldDenver Volunteer Appreciation & Member Reception with International Visitors!
16 Mar 2016 Jeremy Haft: Chinese Economics
08 Mar 2016 International Women's Day 2016 Seminar and Gala Luncheon
03 Mar 2016 Young Professionals Networking Happy Hour with International Visitors
20 Feb 2016 WorldDenver's 1st Annual Academic WorldQuest Competition!
19 Feb 2016 WorldDinners with Visiting International Fulbright Students!
17 Feb 2016 Keith Luse on North Korea
20 Jan 2016 The Evolving U.S.-Israel Relationship: Doomed to Succeed? with Ambassador Dennis Ross
11 Dec 2015 Kerim Balci Breakfast Briefing
08 Dec 2015 Young Professionals Annual International Holiday Potluck!
19 Nov 2015 Young Professionals Networking Happy Hour: Chat with YPs Recently Returned from Iran Trip!
09 Nov 2015 "Walk in U.S., Talk of Japan" Program by the Japanese Prime Minister's Office
05 Nov 2015 3rd Annual Global Cup Challenge!
26 Oct 2015 US-Russia Relations: Challenges and Opportunities with Under Secretary for Arms Control and International Security, Rose Gottemoeller
20 Oct 2015 Dominic Tierney, The Future of War.
19 Oct 2015 Dominic Tierney, The Future of War.
12 Oct 2015 Complimentary Member Reception with International Visitors!
02 Oct 2015 Bereaved Palestinian & Israeli Parents for Peace
23 Sep 2015 Young Professionals Event: Further Your Career by Bridging the International Non-profit/For-profit Divide
10 Sep 2015 Robin Wright: Iran and the U.S., What Now?
25 Aug 2015 The United States and the Asia-Pacific: Opportunities and Challenges from a Singapore Perspective
20 Aug 2015 Young Professionals Networking Happy Hour with International Visitors
30 Jul 2015 Young Professionals Networking Happy Hour with Truman Fellows
23 Jul 2015 Diplomacy Begins Here: Global Ties Regional Summit
16 Jul 2015 The Art of Diplomacy: Private Reception and Discussion
23 Jun 2015 Rational Middle Energy Film Screenings with Young Professionals
11 Jun 2015 Behind the Scenes: Major International Sporting Events
09 Jun 2015 From Iran to Pakistan to North Korea: Nuclear Weapons are Back
03 Jun 2015 When a Girl Demands School: Educating Girls in Africa
28 May 2015 Geopolitical Land Mines for Business
20 May 2015 Young Professionals Event on Professional International Exchanges
19 May 2015 Is it Possible to Get Along With China?
01 May 2015 Crossing the Pond: Outlook for EU-U.S. Trade & Economic Relations
30 Apr 2015 The EU Today: Facing Tough Global Challenges
22 Apr 2015 Immigration Policy: Where Does the United States Stand?
14 Apr 2015 National Security, Foreign Policy and U.S. Exports
03 Apr 2015 U.S.- Moroccan Relations
19 Mar 2015 Young Professionals Networking Happy Hour
11 Mar 2015 Volunteer & Member Appreciation Party
06 Mar 2015 International Women's Day 2015 Celebration Luncheon
26 Feb 2015 Saddam, Zazi and Counterterrorism
18 Feb 2015 Political Crisis in Pakistan: The Military, the Government, the Opposition
03 Feb 2015 The World in 2015: Round Table Discussion About Global Issues in 2015
28 Jan 2015 The Asia-Pacific Security Landscape
21 Jan 2015 Young Professionals Networking Happy Hour
09 Dec 2014 Ambassador Chris Hill: Outpost- Life on the Frontlines of American Diplomacy
08 Dec 2014 Young Professionals International Potluck
21 Nov 2014 Cairo + 20: the Global Rise of NGOs, Women & Youth Movements
20 Nov 2014 Young Professionals Event: Bringing U.S. - Africa Leaders Summit to CO
11 Nov 2014 Teachers Networking Night: Turkey Travel Stories
08 Nov 2014 2nd Annual Global Cup Challenge
29 Oct 2014 Networking Reception with Young Entrepreneurs from Zambia & Zimbabwe
22 Oct 2014 Putin's Russia: A New Cold War?
20 Oct 2014 Young Professionals Networking Happy Hour with Central Asian Fellows
16 Oct 2014 Egypt's Turbulent Politics: From Uprising to "Coup" to Democracy?
26 Sep 2014 The Ukraine-Russia Crisis: What Next?
25 Sep 2014 What Next in Afghanistan and Pakistan?
11 Sep 2014 Young Professionals Networking Reception
09 Sep 2014 Umpire or Empire? The Costs and Consequences of World Leadership
28 Aug 2014 CANCELLED- "The Politics of Fracking" Discussion and Screening of Gasland Part II
26 Aug 2014 Making Sense of the Sanctions: Iran and the P5+1 Talks
22 Jul 2014 International Health & the Status of Public Health Needs in Developing Countries
16 Jul 2014 Deal or No Deal: Negotiating to Stop Iran's Nuclear Program
08 Jul 2014 Private Event: "Understanding Russia's Actions in Ukraine: What should the U.S. do?"
23 Jun 2014 U.S. Trade Representative Ambassador Michael Froman
13 Jun 2014 Young Professionals Networking BBQ with Climate Change Delegation
12 Jun 2014 World Cup 2014: How to Cheer for the Beautiful Game on its Biggest Stage
22 May 2014 America’s Energy and Environmental Future: Security with Prosperity
21 May 2014 Networking Reception with African Professional Exchange Program Participants
19 May 2014 Women and Nation Building Reception and Talk
07 May 2014 A Celebration of EU Day! Expanding Communities, Expanding Trade: The Future of Trade Between Colorado and the EU
29 Apr 2014 Young Professionals Networking Event
29 Apr 2014 Trading Up – Colorado’s Relationship with its Northern Neighbor
01 Apr 2014 Robert Gates, former Secretary of Defense
20 Mar 2014 Young Professionals Event: Women's Empowerment and Microfinance
07 Mar 2014 Women Leading Change Around the World: Luncheon and Panel
03 Mar 2014 Larry Diamond - "Is Democracy in Global Decline?"
20 Feb 2014 Young Professionals Panel: Economics of the Olympics
13 Feb 2014 WorldDenver Annual Volunteer Appreciation Party and Member Meeting
10 Feb 2014 Ambassador David Shinn
22 Jan 2014 Young Professionals Discussion: Spraycan Calligraphy: Graffiti Art from the Middle East
13 Jan 2014 Ambassador Thomas Pickering and Jim Walsh: The Iran Project
09 Dec 2013 Young Professionals Holiday Potluck
03 Dec 2013 Members Winter Networking Reception
15 Nov 2013 Global Cup Challenge 2013
29 Oct 2013 Ambassador Chris Hill: A Professional Diplomat's Reflections
15 Oct 2013 Reza Aslan: Zealot: The Life and Times of Jesus of Nazareth
19 Sep 2013 African Development with Young Professionals
17 Sep 2013 Chris Finan: Cybersecurity and NSA Disclosures
07 Aug 2013 Peter Eichstaedt: Afghan Voices on War and Peace
23 Jul 2013 Ambassador Patrick Duddy: U.S. - Venezuela Relations
11 Jul 2013 Foreign Service Interest Happy Hour
20 Jun 2013 Young Professionals Event with Barry Blechman
19 Jun 2013 Ambassador Namik Tan: Turkish Foreign Policy
29 May 2013 Young Professionals Event: Human Trafficking
22 May 2013 Lawrence Korb: National Security In A Time of Austerity
25 Apr 2013 Young Professionals Event: International Healthcare
01 Apr 2013 Vlad Zubok: "The New Russia: Lessons for American Policy"
16 Mar 2013 Spotlight on Turkey Program
14 Mar 2013 EU-US Foreign Policy Panel
08 Mar 2013 Deedee Corradini: International Women's Day
28 Feb 2013 Young Professionals Argo Movie Night
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