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Thank You Event for President's Club and Leadership Members

Join us virtually to reconnect with familiar faces and engage with Council President Ivo Daalder and fellow experts to share what’s in store for 2022 both abroad and at the Council.
Ivo H. Daalder
Elizabeth Shackelford
Daniel W. Drezner
Elise Labott
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About This Event

Despite the global challenges of the last 18 months, the support and engagement of our President’s Club and Leadership members have remained unwavering and sustained us. As the Council enters its second century, we are optimistic about the next 100 years thanks to your continued partnership. From all of us — thank you, we’ve missed you, and we’re thrilled to see you!

Join us virtually for a thank you event to reconnect with new and familiar faces, learn about our Centennial plans with Council President Ivo Daalder, and engage in conversation with fellow experts on the major global events that shaped 2021 and what risks and opportunities lie ahead for 2022.

About the Speakers
CEO, Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Headshot of Ivo H. Daalder
Ivo H. Daalder served as the US ambassador to NATO from 2009 to 2013. He joined the Council as president in 2013 and took on the new role of CEO in 2023. Previously, he was a senior fellow in foreign policy studies at the Brookings Institution and served as director for European affairs on President Bill Clinton’s National Security Council. He is the author or editor of 10 books.
Headshot of Ivo H. Daalder
Senior Fellow, US Foreign Policy
Council staff Elizabeth Shackelford
Elizabeth Shackelford, a former career diplomat who served the US Mission to Somalia and the US Embassy in South Sudan, focuses on building awareness and understanding of a "restraint" approach to foreign policy, which seeks to limit the use of force to core US security interests and favors diplomatic engagement.
Council staff Elizabeth Shackelford
Nonresident Senior Fellow, Public Opinion and Foreign Policy
Council expert Daniel W. Drezner
Daniel W. Drezner is a nonresident senior fellow of public opinion and foreign policy at the Council. He’s currently a professor of international politics at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy at Tufts University, a nonresident senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, and the author of "Spoiler Alerts" at The Washington Post.
Council expert Daniel W. Drezner
Elise Labott
Contributing Editor, POLITICO Magazine & CEO of Zivvy Media
Elise Labott is an adjunct professor at American University’s School of International Service and the founder and CEO of Zivvy Media, a digital platform to engage youth on global issues.