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    Expand your world, exchange ideas, share your expertise, and discover new cultures during one of our upcoming programs and events. Global Ties Detroit connects emerging international leaders with their counterparts in Southeastern Michigan. We’re always looking for new partners to collaborate with. 

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    Meeting
    DINNER
    May 8 - May 7
    Atlas Corps
    Professional Development Fellows

    Global Ties Detroit is thrilled to announce a new partnership with Atlas Corps!  Together we facilitate fellowships between the best global rising leaders and SE Michigan organizations addressing social issues.  Fellows volunteer at organizations for 12 to 18 months and are enrolled in an ongoing training program.

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    Meeting
    June 21 - June 24
    India
    Trade Facilitation and Regional Connectivity

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for four trade officials and journalists from India and their U.S. State Dept. interpreters, who will be visiting Detroit to examine Trade Facilitation and Regional Connectivity.

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    June 28 - June 28
    2017 Global Ties Detroit Annual Dinner
    Wednesday, June 28, 2017 6:00 - 8:30 PM | Members or by Invitation Only!

    Where: 

    The Players Detroit Playhouse: 3321 East Jefferson Avenue Detroit, Michigan 48207. Join us for our exclusive member's only event--the 2017 Global Ties Detroit Annual Dinner! We'll celebrate at the historic Players Playhouse, a theatre designed in 1926 on East Jefferson in Detroit. The building is designed in the style of the sixteenth-century English Renaissance by William E. Kapp, who also designed the Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Meadowbrook Hall, Detroit Historical Museum, and the Wilson Theatre. The interior stonework was created by sculptor, Corrado Parducci, and murals painted by muralist, Paul Honore.

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    Available opportunities
    Meeting
    July 12 - July 14
    Multi-Regional Project: Ghana, Malaysia, Mexico, People's Republic of China, Republic of Korea, Serbia, South Africa, Thailand
    Labor Unions

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for eight Labor Officials from Italy and their U.S. State Dept. liaison, who will be visiting Detroit to examine Classroom Integration for Migrant Children.

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    Available opportunities
    Meeting
    DINNER
    August 3 - August 8
    Multi-Regional Project (MRP)
    Global Women's Health Issues

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for 14 women's health professionals from all over the world and their U.S. State Dept. liaison, who will be visiting Detroit to examine Global Women's Health Issues

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    Available opportunities
    Meeting
    DINNER
    August 8 - August 12
    Iraq
    Community Policing

    This US State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) is for eight community advocates from Iraq exploring Community Policing

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