The Development of Democracy in Egypt

February 13, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Connecticut College
270 Mohegan Ave Pkwy
New London, CT 06320
Free for members; $20 walk-in
Paul Nugent
The Development of Democracy in Egypt @ Connecticut College | New London | Connecticut | United States

Join us Thursday, February 13, 2020 at Connecticut College for a presentation by UCONN Graduate Student and Egyptian political activist Esam Boraey titled, “The Development of Democracy in Egypt.” A reception begins at 5:30 p.m., with the presentation starting at 6:00 p.m.

Dinner with Esam, members of the SECWAC Board, and other guests is available after the presentation for $40. Must register in advance.

Learn more about Esam in a recent NPR interview here:

Read the full press release at:

Register online for the presentation and dinner here:


A Different Look at Rural African Education

When: January 23, 2020 @ 5:30 pm – 7:00 pm
Where: First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, 2 Elys Ferry Rd, Lyme, CT 06371, USA

Megan O’Neill, Associate Director of Imagine Scholar, will present, “A Different Look at Rural African Education” on Thursday, January 23, 2020 at the First Congregational Church of Old Lyme, with dinner to follow[…]

Mission Statement

The mission of the Southeast Connecticut World Affairs Council (SECWAC) is to foster an understanding of issues of foreign policy and international affairs by study, debate, and educational programming, primarily through a Speakers Series of 8 to 10 monthly meetings.