Tea Stories that Shaped America
May 8th, 10:30-11:15AM
Tea has had a significant impact on American history and culture, but what about the stories of American tea drinkers and tea-related events that have helped shape America since its founding? Learn more about how some of these American tea stories have defined the history and identity of the United States for generations to come.
Sherman Tylawsky is the founder of The George Washington Institute (GWI), host of the Friends & Fellow Citizens podcast, and an aspiring statesman. He is a young professional working to build a career of public service in congressional politics and national security policymaking. With an early love for American history, Sherman founded GWI to bring historical lessons of leadership back to contemporary life in America. By sharing riveting stories of leadership in American history to countless audiences, he aims to galvanize current and future generations of citizens and inspire others to become effective leaders. In addition to his professional speaking for GWI, Sherman runs his podcast Friends & Fellow Citizens to moderate civil discussions about current events and connect American history with contemporary issues. He is currently writing a book and conducting research on some of America’s most historic episodes of presidential leadership. Sherman is also a prospective Political Science PhD student at the University of Alabama and will begin his research there in Fall 2022.