Welcome to the Tennessee World Affairs Council Young Professional Group
The Young Professionals group of the Tennessee World Affairs Council unites like-minded young professionals living and working in Tennessee who are interested in international affairs and global literacy.
With a strong focus on networking, YP-TNWAC is committed to creating a connected community and providing opportunities for its members to develop socially and professionally.
FEBRUARY 12 – Join us at Fat Bottom Brewing, 800 44th Avenue North at 7:00 p.m. on February 12th. We’ll be gathering to network and to hear from a specialist on Iran.
LCDR Pat Ryan who has extensive experience in the Middle East will share insights on Iran-US tensions and developments in the region. Limited seating for this casual conversation. RSVP to YP@TNWAC.org
Here are a few items you can review if you want to be more knowledgeable about Iran and better prepared for our conversation:
- “A Brief History of Iran-US Relations,” ABC News, Video 12m14s
- “Understanding the U.S. and Iran,” John Hope Franklin Center at Duke University
- “The Iran Crisis: Resources from the Council on Foreign Relations and Foreign Affairs,” CFR
- “Iran is not one crisis, but three, for the U.S.,” Jon Alterman, CSIS, Business Insider
- “America’s Failed Strategy in the Middle East: Losing Iraq and the Gulf,” Anthony Cordesman, CSIS
- “The current nuclear crisis with Iran,” Philip Gordon, CFT
ON THE HORIZON
MARCH 31 – Join us March 31st for the World Affairs Council program: International Careers and Jobs Panel at Belmont University, 6:00-7:30 p.m. Engage a panel of specialists who have lived and worked in some aspect of global affairs. Talk about qualifying for their fields, what working in that job is like and get your questions answered. [Link]
THE MISSION of the nonprofit, nonpartisan Tennessee World Affairs Council is to promote international awareness, understanding and connections to enhance the region’s global stature and to prepare Tennesseans to thrive in our increasingly complex and connected world.
THE VISION of the Tennessee World Affairs Council is a well-informed community that thinks critically about the world and the impact of global events.
Learn more about the Council and find how you can join, donate and volunteer at: www.TNWAC.org —