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Welcome, Kristie Johnson!

We are delighted to announce the latest addition to our team, Dr. Kristie S. Johnson, who will be taking on the pivotal role of Vice President of Development and External Affairs. Dr. Johnson's extensive experience and expertise in the field make her a valuable asset to our organization as we continue to strive for excellence in global initiatives. We extend our warmest welcome to Kristie as we embark on this exciting journey together, dedicated to making a positive impact on a global scale.

Save the Date: Giving Tuesday

On November 28, GivingTuesday will unite people around the world in a collective effort to make a positive impact. By contributing to The International Center, you'll be directly contributing to our legacy as the catalyst for a global Indiana – to inform, convene, and connect to the world around us.


Here's how you can join us and make a difference:

  1. Donate: On November 28, consider making a donation to The International Center. Your generosity will play a crucial role in enabling us to connect Indiana with the world.
  2. Follow: Stay updated on our progress and get inspired by personal testimonies by following us on social media (@intlctr).
  3. Share: Share our posts with your friends and family, and let them know why you chose to donate. Encourage them to join you in supporting a global Indiana.

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INTLCXN: Indiana's Response to the Crisis in Ukraine

The International Center invites you to an informative virtual panel discussion regarding Indiana's response to the full-scale invasion of Ukraine. The panel includes four professionals from diverse sectors working to support Ukraine:

  • Svitlana Melnyk, IU-Bloomington
  • Jessica Neeb-Smith, Indianapolis Public Library
  • Svitlana Ramer, Development Alternatives Inc.
  • Olga Vakulenko, Burmese American Community Institute

This discussion will be moderated by Sarah Phillips (IU-Bloomington). 

The webinar will be hosted on Zoom from 12:00-1:00 pm EST on December 7th. Join us during your lunch break to hear from these passionate professionals. 


Living up to the Mission

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


The International Center recently celebrated Halloween, but did you know that there is a diverse array of holidays celebrated around the world at this time of year? Check out our latest blog to learn more about international fall festivities. How do you celebrate?


The Center hosted a delegation from Mexico as part of the U.S. Department of State and Global Ties U.S. Law Enforcement & Security Exchange Program. The twenty participants, representing various law enforcement agencies throughout Mexico, visited with representatives from the Indiana Law Enforcement Academy, Indiana Department of Homeland Security, Indiana EMS, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), and Indiana Drug Enforcement Agency.


The International Center team had a great time connecting with global leaders at the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition luncheon. We are grateful for the opportunity to share the work we do, as well as to hear from Senator Todd Young and USGLC‘s president and CEO Liz Schrayer.

Upcoming International Events

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Carmel Christkindlmarkt

Nov. 18 - Dec. 24

10 Carter Green

Carmel, IN 46032 United States

Ferdinand Christkindlmarkt

Nov. 18 - Nov. 19

Ferdinand Community Center

1710 Community Drive

Ferdinand, IN 47532 United States

Athenaeum Christkindlmarkt

Nov. 24 - Dec. 17


401 E Michigan St,

Indianapolis, IN 46204, USA

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