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50th Anniversary

Join us to celebrate five decades of The Center!

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With the help of our community, we chose 5 meaningful projects to celebrate 5 decades of The Center - and we want you to join us!

50 for 50


Stories from Indiana's fifty global leaders, presented by Innovative.

Art Installation

Local art displayed in the terminal of the Indianapolis International Airport.

Global Leaders' Lounges

Quarterly networking 

sessions held at historically significant venues.

Special International Citizen of the Year

Breaking tradition to celebrate what lies ahead.

Global Heritage Society

Give a gift that keeps giving to honor our heritage and support our future.

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International Citizen of the Year &

Global Impression Awards

Congratulations to two Hoosier global leaders!

The International Center presented the 2022 International Citizen of the Year (ICY) award to Tamika Catchings during its annual award dinner at the Indiana Roof Ballroom on Tuesday, October 18.

The event also honored Yaza Swe, manager of employment programs for Exodus Refugee Immigration, Inc., with the Global Impression Award (GIA).

Thanks to all our guests and supporters for another successful event!

Welcome New Staff Members

Neelam Patel has joined The Center as its new International Visitor Program Manager.

In this role, Neelam will oversee the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), an exchange program led by the U.S. Department of State. A recent graduate of Indiana University with a Bachelor of Science in International Studies and Near Eastern Languages & Cultures, Neelam was also an intern with The Center in 2018.

Mariya Plichta has joined The Center as its new Development & Engagement Manager.

Mariya will manage the strategy and execution of fund development and donor engagement activities for The Center. A native of Ukraine, she has over ten years of experience in customer service, most recently serving as the Retail Relationship Banker for BMO Harris Bank.

Welcome, Neelam and Mariya! Read the full release.

Upcoming International Events

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Day of the Dead


November 1

3-7 p.m.


Nickle Plate Arts

107 S 8th St.

Noblesville, IN

IGBC Virtual Business Conference & Reception


November 3



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Carmel Christkindlmarkt


November 19 -

December 30


10 Carter Green

Carmel, IN

Thanks to our Center Ambassadors!

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