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Apply now to work with the World Affairs Council as a Program and Development Manager.
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"As we express our gratitude, we must never forget that the highest appreciation is not to utter words, but to live by them." - John F. Kennedy
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Join us for a teleconference to discuss how democracy is doing in the world.
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Tennessee World Affairs Council President Patrick Ryan was interviewed for the “Cumberland Viewpoint” radio show by Dave Johnson on May 14, 2016. The show is broadcast across the Upper Cumberland and Middle Tennessee region of the state. They talked about the World Affairs Council’s programs such as Academic WorldQuest and the Distinguished Visiting Speaker Program,...
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This week President Barack Obama is making the first visit of a U.S. head of state in 88 years as the thaw in US-Cuban relations reaches a new stage. On the occasion of the landmark visit The Tennessean asked the World Affairs Council's president Patrick Ryan to share a perspective on developments in the relationship...
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Former Nashville Mayor Karl F. Dean talked about the importance of education too the city's future and the importance of global affairs awareness and education. He also talked about the aspects of Nashville that make it a "global city."
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The TN WAC is organizing a WorldQuest competition for Tennessee high school students to encourage global affairs awareness education.
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The Tennessee World Affairs Council is pleased to share an essay by Dr. Lori Murray, President and CEO of the World Affairs Councils of America, which addresses a critical lack of attention among American citizens and politicians to international affairs. She correctly points out that there is no separation between domestic and foreign affairs in...
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