The mission of the Tennessee World Affairs Council is to promote, on a non-partisan basis, understanding of important issues, throughout the community and with a special focus on outreach to educators and students. It’s up to you to help promote an understanding of the complex world the next generation will inherit. Your support will help encourage informed discussion of world affairs, demonstrating the growing connections between Americans and the rest of the world. Thank you for your gift!
Bring distinguished visiting speakers to the community – international and U.S. diplomats, business leaders, military officers, government and NGO officials, scholars and more – to share insights and perspectives on critical global issues challenging American policymakers.
Produce webinars, podcasts and other digital resources that reach across the region with informational and educational programs for citizens and students to fulfill their responsibilities as citizens – to know the world.
Connect professionals working in international affairs occupations with students and Young Professionals who are considering “working in the world.”
Deliver global affairs educational programs – WorldQuest competitions, weekly quizzes, Global Scholar recognition programs and more – to students around the region.
Support teachers with global affairs materials for use in the classroom and professional development programs.
And many more opportunities for our friends, neighbors, colleagues and students to learn about the world.