The new U.S. Embassy Global Affairs Speaker Series at Yale-NUS College brings influential thinkers and leaders of US policy to Singapore and the Yale-NUS College campus. Speakers address issues on a wide range of topics relating to U.S. interests such as race, security, business development and U.S. Foreign policy. Members of the public and students from around Singapore will be welcome to hear from prominent leaders in the U.S. government as well as the private sector and audiences will gain insight into issues of import for how global affairs are conducted in the contemporary era. The inaugural event was held on 28 January 2016 at the Yale-NUS College Performance Hall. U.S. Ambassador to Singapore Kirk Wagar was the inaugural speaker. For details of future speakers in this new series please check the Yale-NUS College Global Affairs website or the U.S. Embassy website.