Practicing Citizen Diplomacy Through Travel

The first time I viewed myself as a citizen diplomat was when I studied abroad in France in the fall of 2015. Before then, I had done some traveling with my family but had never felt myself as being a type of representative of the United States. I always figured that when I traveled, I…

My Semester at Global Ties

Hi! My name is Destiny and I am the current Programs Intern here at Global Ties ABQ. I have had an amazing time here this semester and I am so excited to return for the fall. I am happy to say that my entire senior year of university will have been spent interning for Global…

Albuquerque’s Impact on International Emerging Leaders

At the recent Global Ties U.S. National Meeting in Washington D.C., Ms. Rebeca Gyumi from Tanzania won the first-ever International Visitor Leadership Program Alumni Award for Social Innovation and Change for her achievements on youth empowerment and ending legal child marriages in Tanzania. Rebeca is the founder and Executive Director at Msichana Initiative, which works…