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Liz Brailsford

President & CEO of the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort

After serving as Chief Operating Officer at the World Affairs Councils of America in Washington, DC. Her love of all things international began after undergrad during her years in the Japan Exchange & Teaching (JET) Program. After Japan, Liz led the international department at Relocation Today, a global mobility firm, before serving as a consultant both to Panagora, an international development firm, and USAID, the USDA’s Food for Progress Program.

Liz currently serves as an international task force member of the Dallas Regional Chamber; an ex-officio board member with the North Texas Commission; and an advisory committee member of the U.S. Global Leadership Commission of the Southwest region. Liz is also a member of the Council on Foreign Relations, International Women’s Forum, Women’s Foreign Policy Group, and a sustaining member of the U.S. JET Alumni Association.

She holds an M.P.A. in global policy from the University of Minnesota’s Humphrey School and a B.A. in media arts from the University of South Carolina.


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