World Affairs Council of St. LouisConnecting St Louis to the World and the World to St Louis since 1948.
We are dedicated to advancing the power of citizen diplomacy and global connections through in-person international exchanges. We promote business, cultural understanding and relationships, introducing world leaders to the Gateway Region, providing education on global matters, and opportunities for all in the region to be global citizens.
News and Announcements
Great Decisions 2023 – Iran at a Crossroads
April 27 - Iran at a Crossroads with Henry Stephenson, Captain (ret), United States Navy. To register, click HERE.
Great Decisions 2023 – War Crimes
April 13 - War Crimes with Dr. Ian Hurd, Professor of Political Science and Director of the Weinberg College Center for International and Area Studies at Northwestern University. To register, click HERE.
Cyber Day STL
Join us at Cyber Day in St. Louis on May 4th!
Cyber Day is an annual event hosted by UNCOMN, Downtown T-REX, and The St. Louis World Affairs Council, taking place on May 4th, 2023 in St. Louis, Missouri. This event is an opportunity for businesses, cybersecurity professionals, students, and enthusiasts to come together and learn about the latest developments and trends in the industry. Cyber Day features a variety of engaging activities, including keynote speeches, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities with peers, industry leaders, and potential employers.
Connect with top cybersecurity professionals and learn about the latest trends and tech. Reserve your spot here!
Careers in Foreign Service Panel
To register, click here. Note: If you are a recent graduate and no longer have a Handshake account, you are still welcome to come!
Here’s how to get involved!
⇒ Sponsor an event
⇒ Be a half-day tour guide
⇒ Host visitors in your home for dinner
⇒ Talk to visitors about your profession
⇒ Volunteer to help with an event
⇒ Give a tour of your company
⇒ Intern with us
⇒ Be an airport greeter
Members meet people by getting involved!
- Meet with international visitors who are members of your profession
- Take international visitors sightseeing for a morning or afternoon
- Host international visitors for lunch or dinner in your home
- Greet international visitors at the airport
Stay In the Loop!
The International Visitor Leadership Program is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State with funding provided by the U.S. Government and supported in its implementation by the World Affairs Council of St. Louis.