With a strong and growing coalition in Virginia for a decade, the USGLC works to educate and engage policymakers and community leaders on why investments in development and diplomacy help keep America safe and strengthen Virginia’s economy.
The USGLC’s Virginia Advisory Committee brings together more than 120 business, faith, non-profit, and political leaders who understand how American global leadership matters for Virginia. We’re also proud of Virginia’s Veterans for Smart Power – part of a nationwide network of 30,000 veterans.
In 2021, Virginia exported
in goods to foreign markets.
1,141,000 jobs (21.10%)
are supported by trade.
in Virginia studied abroad.
With more than $200 billion in global exports from Virginia in 2021, America’s investments in diplomacy and development benefit Virginia locally. In 2019, over 1.1 million jobs in Virginia were supported by international trade. Of the nearly...