Celebrating 50 Years 

of leadership

Honoring M.C. Madhu Madhavan

  • San Diego World Affairs Council

    Past President & Director Emeritus

    Please Join Us

    for a 

    Very Special Tribute & Dinner

    • In celebration of his

      Exceptional Contributions 

      to the Council and our Community


    Friday, 20th of March

    6:00 – 8:30 p.m


  • Royal India Banquet Hall

    8990 Miramar Road

    San Diego, CA 92126


    $50 per guest*

*Proceeds from this Fundraiser will establish the

M.C. Madhavan World Affairs Council Scholarship 

Register Here

About M.C. Madhu Madhavan:

Madhavan has been a SDWAC Member since 1970 and was elected to the Board of Directors in 1982 and continued to serve until 2003, when bylaws necessitated a year off, he rejoined the Board in 2008 and has served as Honorary Director since 2015.

SDWAC contributions throughout the years: 

          •  In 1998 Madhavan Chaired a three day Conference on ASEAN countries, attended by the ambassadors of six ASEAN countries in US Grant Hotel.
          • Organized a week long 'Japan Festival" conference, supported by Japanese CEOs in San Diego and the Honorary Consul of Japan in San Diego. Madhavan Inaugurated the International Citizen Award program in 1992 with Chancellor Atkinson of UCSD, President Tom Day of SDSU and President Author Hughes of USD as honorees in Marriott Hotel, La Jolla. 
          • Under Madhavan's tenure the SDWAC North County Chapter was established in Rancho Bernardo. Additionally in 1992, Madhavan helped establish the Col. Irving Salomon memorial lecture with the support of Mrs. Cecile Salomon.
          • Then in 1993, Madhavan helped SDWAC move to focus on environmental problems of both San Diego and Tijuana with the participation of the City of Chula Vista and the City of Tijuana along with the  US-Mexico Border Progress Foundation.
Major speakers during the 1991-1993 period included:
          • IMF Managing Director Michel Camdessus
          • Philippine Foreign Secretary Raul Manglapus
          • Former Prime Minister of Canada Kim Campbell
          • Senior Vice President of World Bank Dr. Attila Karasmanoglu
          • Ambassadors of India, Germany, Philippines and others.

If you are unable to attend but would still like to donate to M.C. Madhavan World Affairs Council Scholarship please fill out the donation form under 'Get Involved'.

For more information contact David Edick Jr. at (619) 438-4696 or edick@sdwac.org

*Please note that the viewpoints expressed by speakers at SDWAC events are their own, and do not necessarily represent those of SDWAC. As a nonpartisan organization, SDWAC seeks to engage speakers who, together, represent a variety of viewpoints across the political spectrum in order to contribute to informed policy discussion and a meaningful exchange of ideas within the San Diego community. 

SDWAC is a 501(c)3 nonprofit, nonpartisan organization - your donations support SDWAC's ability to provide top-notch international programming.

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