The Semester of a Life-Time: Interning at Global Ties ABQ

As 2018 comes to a close, I have looked back on my time as an Intern with Global Ties ABQ and I am thoroughly impressed. When I applied for this position just a few months ago back in August, I had no idea that Destiny would be calling me both figuratively and literally. For those... Continue Reading →


Congressional District One Candidate Forum

On May 21, Global Ties ABQ, the World Affairs Council of Albuquerque, the New Mexico Trade Alliance and the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute hosted a Congressional District One Candidate Forum on today’s pressing international issues and U.S. foreign policy. The Forum was held at the UNM Continuing Education Center's Auditorium and moderated by Ambassador William... Continue Reading →

My Top Proudest Moments with Global Ties ABQ

Hi! My name is Lye and I was a citizen diplomat in the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program focused on Refugee and Migration Issues, which came to Albuquerque in May 2018. I currently work as Portfolio Manager for the One Foundation in Dublin of which I oversee the strategic responses to the... Continue Reading →

Fun Quiz Night with Global Ties ABQ

"This country stretches along the Atlantic and Indian Oceans and is neighbored by Zimbabwe, Botswana, Mozambique. This is one of the few countries in Africa to never have a coup d’etat and regular elections have been held for close to a century. Some popular sports include soccer, rugby, and cricket." Can you guess the answer... Continue Reading →

Make Your Dream Come True with Global Ties ABQ

Hi, I’m Macarena. I’m one of the Youth Ambassadors Program participants. Since I was little, I have dreamed to travel the United States and change the world’s situation, especially my community’s situation. In terms of pursuing my dream, Youth Ambassadors Program (YPA) was a good opportunity to learn global leadership and civic engagement. It gave... Continue Reading →

YLAI: From Dreams to Reality

"I don't believe in luck, I believe in destiny. I know we all are where we supposed to be at all times... And I have to say I feel so blessed of had been placed in Albuquerque. Albuquerque showed me how open, nice and helpful people might be with strangers. It showed me how a... Continue Reading →

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