Global Young Professionals

Vibrant Cultures – Diverse Perspectives – Meaningful Experiences

Network with Internationally Focused Young Professionals in Greater Houston

Our purpose is to engage with early career professionals in peer-driven learning and dialogue on leading international affairs issues. An excellent networking opportunity, our events are informal yet informative, emphasizing discussion, dialogue, and lively interaction between early career professionals, students and friends.

Join us to meet fellow professionals who are passionate about world affairs, development, business opportunities, and community engagement.

Be part!


DEVELOP international contacts in and around the Greater Houston area.


CONNECT with like-minded peers in our international city. 


ACCESS globally-focused volunteer opportunities, guest speakers and more. 


RECEIVE discounted pricing on World Affairs Council events.

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Upcoming Events

Click below to see a list of upcoming Global Young Professional events!

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Volunteer Opportunities

IEDA Relief

IEDA Relief is an international nonprofit organization that works to establish a stable environment and implements sustainable solutions that help people in need to become self-sufficient.

Medical Bridges

Medical Bridges is a 501(c)3 not-for-profit organization whose mission is to bridge the healthcare gap by procuring medical supplies and equipment for redistribution to qualifies organizations and medical missions primarily in the developing world.

 Professional Development Opportunities

 We hope you find our community to be meaningful and empowering.

Here are some professional development resources from GYP programs we recommend to further your career in our global city.

Reach Out!



Jahan Jafarpour

Global Young Professionals Program Manager