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Apply Now: 2024 Morris Series Cohort

The application window for the 2024 James T. Morris Global Leadership Series is now open! This series, Indiana's first and only global leadership development program, is a gateway to unparalleled personal and professional development. This five-month series will expand your cultural knowledge through a collaborative curriculum, while convening and connecting established and rising relevant global leadership.

Applications close on April 30th. Don't miss out on this extraordinary opportunity to shape your future!

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Mario Rodriguez Announced as 2024 International Citizen of the Year

We are thrilled to announce Mario Rodriguez as our 2024 International Citizen of the Year!

Mario, the Executive Director of the Indianapolis Airport Authority, embodies the spirit of global citizenship and community leadership. His tireless efforts have not only propelled the Indianapolis International Airport to unprecedented heights but have also fostered economic growth and cultural diversity throughout Indiana.

Join us on October 24th as we celebrate Mario's remarkable achievements, honor his contributions to globalizing Indiana, and showcasing Hoosier Hospitality to the world. Stay tuned for the announcement of the Global Impression Award nominees!

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Save the Date: Migration - Immigration Event

This forum is scheduled for April 30, 2024, 4:00 pm to 8:00 pm, to be held at the Global Village Welcome Center. It will offer a "wrap-around" experience for those who participate in the full program, including workshops and exhibits, networking reception, dinner, and lecture by a leading demographer.


Jennifer Scuibba, Ph.D. author of 8 Billion and Counting: How Sex, Death, and Migration Shape Our World will be the featured speaker. Dr. Scuibba, a leading world expert on demographics, will share her view of migration around the world and specifically the United States. Dr. Sciubba has stated, "We need to change the rhetoric from one of alarm to one of resiliency."


This informative event will be FREE, including the workshops and exhibits, Networking Reception, and the lecture by Dr. Sciubba. There will be an option for dinner provided by restaurants located in the International Marketplace Coalition's area offered. There will be an opportunity to purchase dinner provided by local ethnic restaurants located within the International Marketplace Coalition's immediate vicinity.


Celebrating Internship Awareness Month

April is Internship Awareness Month! The International Center was delighted to host our higher education partners, influencers, and mentors to learn more about their student internship programs and needs, share our interns' experiences, and our expertise in meeting students where they are. Thank you to our interns for their many contributions to The Center, and to our intern partners for connecting us!


Recap: 2024 Annual Meeting

We sincerely thank everyone who was able to join us for our 2024 Annual Meeting. It was a pleasure to recap our 50th anniversary activities and share our plans for the year to come, as we continue to inform, convene and connect public, private and civic global objectives in Indiana.


Living up to the Mission

The International Center is a catalyst to informconvene and connect public, private and civic global objectives in Indiana.


Spring is here! From cherry blossoms in Japan to Holi in India, hear firsthand from our staff members about their springtime experiences around the world in our latest blog.


The International Center team had the pleasure to attend the International Women of Indiana (IWI) International Women's Day Luncheon! This wonderful event gives the international women of our community the platform to share their rich heritage and culture -- including an incredible hula performance from our very own Taina Lance


We had the incredible opportunity to work with Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College to host a group of international students from Greece for the first Greek and American Gender Equality (GAGE) Program. Witnessing the exchange of ideas and cultural perspectives was truly inspiring.

Upcoming International Events

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Behind the Scenes at the Eiteljorg Museum

April 5, 2024

Eiteljorg Museum

500 W. Washington St.

Indianapolis, IN 46204

Live Local Think Global

April 18, 2024

Salesforce Tower

111 Monument Circle

Indianapolis, IN 46204

World Arts Expo (WAX) Artist Reception

April 19, 2024

Indy Global Village Welcome Center

4233 Lafayette Rd.

Indianapolis, IN 46254

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