Welcome to Global Ties KC!

We are an independent non-profit volunteer service organization whose purpose is to improve global understanding and make peace through exchange programs between international leaders and American their counterparts in our communities. Global Ties KC promotes citizen diplomacy by person-to-person contacts to help shape United States foreign relations "one handshake at a time."

 

Home Hospitality opportunities

Saturday, August 8th

Turkmenistan - "Transportation, Roads, and Infrastructure”

This delegation of four gentleman are transportation officials and will be in Kansas City to learn about the best practices for improving the efficiency of transportation assets in their communities. We are looking for two hosts for Saturday, August 8th to each host two of these delegates, plus one interpreter.

Sunday, August 9th

Mauritius - "Women’s Economic Empowerment”

This visitor is an advocate for women’s rights in the corporate world. She has successfully started and expanded her own business, and is now responsible for employing over 100 people. In 2014 she became the first woman in history to win the AfrAsia Tecoma Award for Entrepreneurial Achievements Across Mauritius. While in Kansas City, she will be meeting with organizations and individuals who work to make advances for women in corporate leadership in the U.S. We are looking for a host for an evening meal for this delegate on August 9th.

Home hospitality hosts are responsible for picking up their delegates from their hotel, taking them home for dinner, then dropping them back off at the hotel at the end of the evening. 

If you would like to host these visitors for an evening meal in your home, contact Courtney Brooks at cbrooks@globaltieskc.org or by calling (816) 421-4231.

 

 
 

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Calendar

 

Upcoming Programs for June, July, and august

July 20-August 1: Mexico

Jóvenes en Acción (Youth in Action)

August 1- August 5: Kenya
University-Based Business Incubators 

August 5- August 9: Turkmenistan
Transportation, Roads, and Infrastructure

August 8- August 12: Mauritius
Women's Economic Empowerment

August 19- August 22: Saudi Arabia
How Women Do Business: Starting and Growing Entrepreneurial Ventures

August 14-August 27: Regional Project
Summer Leadership Program for Spanish Speaking Youth