International Alumni Program

The Global Ties U.S. International Alumni Program is designed around a series of five virtual events that connect and deepen engagement between international alumni of U.S. Government-sponsored exchange programs and members of the Global Ties Network. The online program covers a variety of topics, including the Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund; how to work with U.S. embassies in your country; and the intersection of soft power, public diplomacy, and international relations.

Events are free to attend, however, participants must be an alumni of a U.S. Government-sponsored exchange program and must register by completing the form on the right.  

The Global Ties U.S. International Alumni Program is steered by an Honorary Committee.

Upcoming Virtual Events

  • Wednesday, May 22: Networking Event, 12:00 (noon) – 1:00 p.m. ET
  • Wednesday, July 24: Working with the Office of Alumni Affairs and U.S. Government in Your Country, 12:00 (noon) – 1:00 p.m. ET
  • Wednesday, September 18: Soft Power, Public Diplomacy & International Relations, 12:00 (noon) – 1:00 p.m. ET
  • Wednesday, November 13: Details TBC

Past Events & Recordings

  • Grant Proposal Writing & Citizen Diplomacy Action Fund | Recording HERE
  • Clean Energy – Values and Leadership: A Conversation with Honorary Committee Chair, Vicente Lopez-Ibor Mayor | Recording HERE
  • Soft Power, Public Diplomacy, and International Relations with Katherine Brown, Ph.D., President and & CEO of Global Ties U.S. | September 2023 | Recording HERE
  • Alumni Resources Session | July 2023 | Recording HERE
  • Virtual Networking Event | May 2023 | No Recording Available 
  • International Alumni Program: Introduction and CDAF Info Session Event | January 2023 | Recording HERE

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