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Become a Member

The Cleveland Council on World Affairs is dedicated to promoting global understanding and engagement in international affairs. By choosing to become a member, you get to be a part of the dialogue on current issues and global affairs. The Council is a community of individuals, business leaders, academics and educators, young professionals and students who share a global perspective and a commitment to international understanding in Northeast Ohio.

We offer different membership levels. Please review the different levels to see what suits you best:

Corporate Membership

Individual Membership

Our goal is to offer diverse programs that fit the interests of our members.

  • Our Public Series engages our members in civic conversation with global perspectives. Our speakers are experts on current and relevant topics that vary from foreign policy to world economics and current global issues.
  • Coffee Conversations Series lets you experience the world right here at home by providing informal meet-and-greet events with international visitors.
  • International Business Briefings give insight to business leaders about different regions in the world and the realities of doing business with international counterparts.
  • Your membership also supports the Council’s programming in the community, including education programs for over 1,500 students each year, professional development programs for educators to support their global education goals, and international visitor programs connecting emerging leaders from around the world with their counterparts here in our region
Thank you for your support! For more information, contact Jenni Carney at or (216) 255-9005.