* Host the 30th Annual International Festival of Raleigh, which celebrated art and international cultures with over 20,000 visitors, 65 ethnic groups, and 600 volunteers.
*Host over 270 international leaders who return home with enriched skills and a better understanding of American people, culture, government, and business.
To mention a few:
Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists; NEAR EAST/ NORTH AFRICA
Grassroots Democracy and Midterm Elections in the U.S; AFRICA
Pluralism in the Political Process; WESTERN HEMISHEPRE
Innovation through Venture Capital Funding; JAPAN
Entrepreneurship and Cultivating Business Growth; ARGENTINA
Textbook and Curriculum Development in the United States; AZERBAIJAN
Green Technologies, Alternative Energies and Energy Efficiency; FRANCE
Strengthening Public Policy Analysis in Parliament; SERBIA
International Trade in a Changing Global Economic Landscape; MULTI-REGIONAL
NGO Management and Leadership, MULTI-REGIONAL
Higher Education System in the U.S.; URUGAY
Governance and Anti-Corruption Efforts; KYRGYZSTAN
Cracking Down on Financial Crimes; MOLDOVA
Women in Science and technology; KYRGYZSTAN
Social Entrepreneurship Development; BELARUS
Social Justice; IRAQI
Legal System; MONGOLIA
Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership; EUROPEAN Parliament Staff Members
Innovation in Higher Education: Linking US and Colombian Universities; COLOMBIA
*Program over 40 international exchange projects (IVLP, Community Connections, and Open World).
Over 350 Professional meetings
Over 100 Home Hospitality
Over 40 Homestay
*Plan community events including forums, socials, presentations, and IF newest signature "Coffee and Conversation with Emerging Leaders".
Monthly Citizen Diplomacy Series
Monthly Coffee & Conversation with Emerging Leaders
Spring Membership Social
Christmas Membership Social
*Create internships for 10 college students as well as assist them in job searching and graduate school enrollment.
*Create lasting friendships between families in the greater Triangle area and visitors from all over the world.