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About Anchor
Inspiring Atlanta to lead globally

The World Affairs Council of Atlanta is a non-partisan, membership and grant-supported organization. We provide a forum for informed discussion of the global affairs that impact Metro Atlanta in support of the city’s transformation into an international economic hub. Since 2010, we have organized hundreds of programs exploring a diverse array of critical global issues.

Throughout the year, the Council:
  • Delivers relevant and impactful programs that inform and challenge new thinking about global issues

  • Convenes diplomats, global business leaders and topical experts for forums and round table discussions

  • Cultivates future leaders through programming that drives professional development and enrichment

  • Collaborates with local and national organizations to enrich dialogue on critical international topics

  • Fosters a community of members connected by their desire to deepen their understanding of the world

Council programs include:
  • Discussions with diplomats, global business leaders, and subject-matter experts

  • Member programs, briefings and socials

  • Young Leaders programs, briefings, volunteering and socials

  • Annual International Women's Day Breakfast

  • Educational travel abroad

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