Courtney Brooks is the Global Ties KC Executive Director. She has been to all seven continents, and has lived in China and across South America. She holds an MBA from UMKC Bloch School of Management in Finance and International Business, and a BA from Saint Louis University with a triple major in Political Science, Economics, and International Studies. Courtney enjoys being able to share the Midwestern spirit of hospitality with the world, and is proud to share the amazing resources in KC with our visitors.
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Emily Xouris is a Global Ties KC Program Associate. She earned a BA from William Jewell College, located in Liberty, Missouri, with a double major in International Relations and Spanish Language and Literature. Emily spent a semester abroad in the Netherlands where she studied human trafficking within the European Union. During this period, she traveled to surrounding cities within the EU such as Prague, Thessaloniki, and Antwerp. She loves working at Global Ties KC where she gets to welcome international visitors everyday.
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Sarah Martin is a Global Ties KC Program Associate. Her experience with international programs began as a youth host, which provided the opportunity for a reciprocal visit to Serbia the following summer. After that, she gained a passion for international collaboration, and started as an Intern for Global Ties KC. Since then, she has moved up the ranks and returns to Global Ties KC whenever possible as she works to finish her BS in Finance from Ball State University.