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:
  • June 7-13 - IVLP project "Promoting Entrepreneurship and Startups" - for 8 visitors from Algeria
  • June 14-21 - the Sports Visitor program - a project for 10 youths from Rwanda and Kyrgyzstan sponsored by the U.S. State Department
  • June 20-24 - IVLP project "Strengthening Law Enforcement, Public Relations and Community Outreach" for 5 visitors from Armenia
  • June 23 - 28 - IVLP on-demand project "Building Community Resilience – the Power of Cities" for 10 visitors from the Slovak Republic
  • July 11-15 - IVLP project "Women and Entrepreneurship" for 11 visitors from Africa
  • July 24 - August 11 - the Russian Business Leaders (RBL) Program
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Global Intersector

Join us on June 26 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. for an informal networking happy hour with international leaders from the Slovak Republic under the auspices of the U.S. State Department-sponsored International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) project, entitled "Building Community Resilience - the Power of Cities".

Our June Global Intersector is being hosted by the Nationality Rooms and Intercultural Exchange Programs in collaboration with the Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures, the Slovak Studies Program, the Center for Russian, East European & Eurasian Studies, and the Czechoslovak Nationality Room Committee at the University of Pittsburgh. The happy hour will feature a summer menu of mocktails (alcohol-free drinks) and hors d'oeuvres.

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.