GlobalPittsburgh reaches across divides to bring people of diverse backgrounds and perspectives to the same table, forging opportunities for both the international and Pittsburgh communities to learn from and inspire each other.
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What we do

We connect leaders to leaders, business to business, students to families, and, most importantly, humans to humans.

International Exchanges

As a member of Global Ties U.S. and the U.S. State Department’s designated regional service provider for the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) in Western PA and Northern WV, we customize itineraries and on-the-ground logistics for international delegations.

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Homestays & Hospitality

We help international students, organizations, and individual visitors feel welcome in their temporary home by placing them within our network of local host families, providing short or long term homestays as well as hospitality dinners.

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Global Intersector

We strive to create meaningful dialogue and engagement between the greater Pittsburgh region and international communities by hosting events and making connections to support new opportunities. Individuals can get involved with current events or collaborate on new ones.

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Upcoming Programs

GlobalPittsburgh will arrange professional itineraries for the following projects:
  • September 2 - January 6, 2024 - homestays for 18 Japanese students from Yasuda Women's University
  • September 8 - October 9 - The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) for 2 fellows from Moldova and Poland
  • September 9 - October 9 - Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Professional Fellows Program for 2 fellows from Indonesia and Singapore
  • October 4-9- a multi-regional IVLP project "U.S. Energy Policy – Security, Independence, and Innovation" for 17 government officials, political leaders, scientists, academics, NGO leaders, and journalists involved in developing, influencing, implementing, and reporting on energy innovation, security, and policy from Bosnia and Herzegovina, Ethiopia, Ghana, Jordan, Moldova, Taiwan, Tunisia, Romania, New Zealand, Mexico, Iceland, Slovak Republic, Sri Lanka, Bangladesh, Argentina, and Italy
  • October 18-21 - IVLP project "Research, Innovation, and Commercialization for the 21st Century" for 10 administrators of ORICs at universities and start-up representatives from Pakistan
  • November 16-22 - IVLP project "Women Entrepreneurship: Small Business" for 20 industry experts from around the world
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Global Intersector

Join us on October 6 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. for an informal networking happy hour with international leaders from 16 different countries under the auspices of the U.S. State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) project, entitled "U.S. Energy Policy – Security, Independence, and Innovation".

Our October Global Intersector will take place at a venue in the Waterfront. Please register for address and event details.

REGISTRATION FOR THIS EVENT IS REQUIRED and limited. Admission is free for GP members, professional resources, host families, and volunteers; $25 for non-members.
Global Intersector is a series of events to connect Pittsburgh's local and international communities with visiting foreign delegates. Sponsorship opportunities are available.