Multi-Regional Project: Electoral Process
Nov
3
to Nov 8

Multi-Regional Project: Electoral Process

Visitors from various countries will explore the U.S. electoral process through get-out-the-vote activities, campaign rallies and speeches, election watch parties, and post election de-briefings. They will have the opportunity to meet with journalists, pollsters, campaign officers, law enforcement and elected officials.

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Regional Project: Women Leaders Promoting Peace and Security
Oct
11
to Oct 16

Regional Project: Women Leaders Promoting Peace and Security

Women from the Middle East will examine the current and historical roles of women in political transitions, post-conflict reconstruction, humanitarian emergencies, conflict prevention, and peacemaking efforts. Visitors will engage with political experts, academics, government officials, journalists, and activists in local communities. 

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Indonesia: Health Education
Oct
3
to Oct 6

Indonesia: Health Education

Visitors from Indonesia will gain insight into Health Education methods best benchmark practices used in medical and nursing schools. This project will introduce visitors to Inter-Professional Education (IPE) collaboration networks, IPE standardized modules for schools, and national exams such as the NCLEX and USMLE. 

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Multi-Regional Project: Women Entrepreneurs
Sep
18
to Sep 21

Multi-Regional Project: Women Entrepreneurs

Global Ties KC will welcome one of our largest delegations of the year for "Women Entrepreneurs: Alumni as Economic Multipliers". Over 40 International Visitor Leaders Program alumni will have the opportunity to explore various business models, support mechanisms, and innovations that bolster businesses in communities. 

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Regional Project: Cross Border Trade
Sep
6
to Sep 11

Regional Project: Cross Border Trade

This project is designed to strengthen economic cooperation and trade relationships between Afghanistan and Uzbekistan. Participants will examine domestic and international economic forces that influence U.S. trade policy and the policy-making process and the ideal conditions and challenges integral to facilitating and sustaining cross-border commerce. 

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Regional Project: WEAmericas Program for Women Entrepreneurs
Jun
9
to Jun 13

Regional Project: WEAmericas Program for Women Entrepreneurs

This project focuses on expanding social and economic opportunities for women entrepreneurs. Participants will examine ways in which the U.S. fosters the advancement of women in business. Visitors will explore the variety of mentorship, job shadowing, education, and skills-development programs offered by government, universities, corporations, and private associations to prepare women for leadership roles. 

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Libya: Women in Leadership
May
12
to May 16

Libya: Women in Leadership

Female leaders and advocates from Libya will explore government and private sector initiatives that encourage women to pursue leadership positions at the federal, state, local, and community level. Participants will examine key laws, policies, and societal changes spearheaded by women. 

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Philippines "Women Leaders"
Mar
18
to Mar 21

Philippines "Women Leaders"

Five visitors from the Philippines will visit Kansas City to gain an understanding of how social programs, including education, health, poverty, employment, and environment stabilize communities. They will also look at women's empowerment programs and meet with prominent local female leaders. 

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Multi-Regional Project "NGO Management"
Mar
17
to Mar 21

Multi-Regional Project "NGO Management"

Visitors from Germany, Ireland, Kenya, Mexico, Thailand, and Turkey will travel to Lawrence, Kansas to examine innovative NGO, nonprofit, public service, and advocacy organization management strategies. They will learn about how these entities strengthen leadership, employing volunteers, utilize social media, and further their missions. 

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Multi-Regional Project "Science and Technology Entrepreneurship"
Mar
11
to Mar 14

Multi-Regional Project "Science and Technology Entrepreneurship"

This project will explore models of technology commercialization in the United States and ways to successfully transfer scientific discoveries and technical breakthroughs to market. Participants will explore legal and regulatory frameworks as well as management and marketing strategies used to assess and develop innovations in diverse sectors such as agricultural technology, information and telecommunications, biotechnology, health, and advanced manufacturing.

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Multi-Regional Project "Women's Entrepreneurship"
Mar
1
to Mar 7

Multi-Regional Project "Women's Entrepreneurship"

21 women from all around the globe will examine the impact of women-owned businesses on the U.S. economy and explore the progress of women in participating more fully in the global economy. While in Kansas City, visitors will meet with local entrepreneurs, participate in trainings, and visit academic programs supporting innovation. 

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