The 2021-2022 World Affairs Council Fellows Program cohort brought 31 business and community leaders together from a variety of professional backgrounds. The Fellows convened once a month for either an in-person, hybrid, or virtual meeting with a range of high-caliber international experts and informal staff-led and Fellows-led networking events.
- Alice Hill, Senior Fellow for Energy and the Environment, Council on Foreign Relations
- Emma Belcher, President, Ploughshares Fund
- General Barry McCaffery, National Security and Terrorism Analyst, NBC News
- Barbara Slavin, Director of the Future of Iran Initiative
- Ambassador Douglas E. Lute, former U.S. Ambassador to NATO
- Farah Pandith, Author, Foreign Policy Strategist, and former Diplomat
- Jon Czin, Director for China, National Security Council
- Ambassador Johnnie Carson, former Assistant Secretary of State for the Bureau of African Affairs
- Suzan DelBene, U.S. Congresswoman
- Jean-Arthur Régibeau, Belgian Ambassador to the U.S.
- Chris Inglis, National Cyber Director and Advisor to the President on Cybersecurity
- Lina Yoon, Senior Researcher, Asia Division of Human Rights Watch
- Fiona Hill, Senior Fellow, Foreign Policy Program at Brookings and former Deputy Assistant to the President and Senior Director for European and Russian Affairs, National Security Council
- Chuck Hagel, former Secretary of Defense
Click here to read about last year's cohort.