Expand your horizons in Jacksonville and the world. 

Council EDGE provides an opportunity for young professionals (ages 21-40) to develop a greater understanding of the world while connecting with others who share an interest in international affairs and the globalization of Northeast Florida. 

Providing opportunities to partner with Board and Advisory Board members in an exchange of professional and international interests. Candidates submit an application and, if selected, are paired with a mentor in a similar or related profession. Mentors and protégés engage in a minimum of four informal face-to-face meetings over a period of nine months.

Download the 2022-2023 Mentor Program Application 

Leading EDGE Dialogues

Connecting to the issues of today and tomorrow.

Hosted by our young professionals, Leading EDGE Dialogues integrate social gatherings with expert discussions so that our members can stay on the cutting edge of global issues that impact today and tomorrow. These evening dialogues feature a reception for networking followed by a presentation and dialogue.

Council Connections

Monthly gatherings with Council Board, Advisory Council and community leaders for opportunities to dialogue on issues of the day and professional development.

Happy Hour Round Tables

Evening "deep dive" dialogues led by members of Council leadership, honing in on subjects of international relevance over food and drink.