Exchange Matters / January 4, 2018

2017 Global Ties Network Year in Review

What happened at Global Ties in 2017? Here’s a look back at some key moments from 2017:

February: The 2017 Global Ties U.S. National Meeting convenes over 1,000 attendees for #UnityinCommunity.

March: The Police Professionalization Exchange Program launches in partnership with the Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs, U.S. Department of State.

April: Jacquelyn Shipe announced as the new Chair of the Global Ties U.S. Board of Directors

May: Global Ties U.S. launches a partnership with the USC Center on Public Diplomacy to measure the local impact of exchanges.

June: The Diplomacy Begins Here Regional Summits kick off in Kansas City, MO with programming focused on women’s empowerment.

July: Meet America celebrates three years of providing career development opportunities for international students in the U.S.

August: The Diplomacy Begins Here Regional Summit is held in Albuquerque, NM with the first-ever Learning Lab in Santa Fe.

September: The Diplomacy Begins Here Regional Summit goes two-stepping in Austin, TX.

October: Jennifer Clinton, Ph.D., steps down as CEO of Global Ties U.S.

November: The Diplomacy Begins Here Regional Summits conclude in Portland, OR with a second Learning Lab.

Start 2018 with us at:

2018 Global Ties U.S. National Meeting February 7-10