May 15, 2024

Spring 2024 Virginia Forum: Dr. Carol Swain

Cultural Arts Center
07:00 PM
The Virginia Council

The 2024 Virginia Forum series follows a popular 2023 kick off with speakers including Douglas Murray and Andy Ngo.  We are kicking off the 2024 Virginia Forum series with Dr. Carol Swain. VIP reception

Born into abject poverty in rural Virginia, Dr. Carol Swain earned five degrees and obtained early tenure at Princeton and full professorship at Vanderbilt where she was professor of political science and a professor of law. Today she is a sought-after cable news contributor, prominent national speaker, and best-selling author. 

In addition to three presidential appointments, Carol is a former distinguished senior fellow for constitutional studies with the Texas Public Policy Foundation, having also served on the Tennessee Advisory Committee to the U.S. Civil Rights Commission, the National Endowment for the Humanities, and the 1776 Commission. 

An award-winning political scientist, cited three times by the U.S. Supreme Court, she has authored or edited 12 published books and numerous opinion pieces for the major national publications. These include The Wall Street Journal, Washington Post, Financial Times, New York Times, USA Today, and the Epoch Times. Her television appearances include NBC News, Inside Edition, CNN, BBC Radio and TV, CSPAN, ABC’s Headline News, Fox News, Newsmax, and more. 

She is the founder and C.E.O. of Carol Swain Enterprises, REAL Unity Training Solutions, Your Life Story for Descendants, and her non-profit Be The People. She is also a senior fellow for the Institute for Faith and Culture. Carol is a mother, grandmother, and great grandmother. She resides in Nashville, Tennessee. 

Join us this May as we continue this popular series brought to you by The Virginia Council.

Doors will open at 7:00 P.M. for general admission tickets. VIP ticket holders should arrive at 6:00 P.M. for the VIP reception.

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The Virginia Council is made up of Virginians who are passionate about preserving the traditions that make us distinctly Virginian and advancing civil discourse and the rule of law so that all citizens of the Commonwealth can prosper.



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