The San Diego Diplomacy Council recently hosted a group of 9 Mexican Congressional staff who met with local officials and civil society organizations in San Diego to discuss cross-border commerce, migration, and social services. As part of their program, they attended the U.S.-Mexico Border Mayors Association 2017 Binational Summit where they got a chance to introduce themselves… Read More
Our very own Executive Director, Fabienne Perlov, had the opportunity to talk about the San Diego Diplomacy Council and the importance of international dialogue recently at San Diego Startup Week. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOKT7wGMLeU
Meet Ahmad Soofe. Ahmad is a 17-year-old student originally from Mosul. His family was forced to move to Erbil after the ISIS takeover of his hometown. Ahmad is making the most of his Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program experience in San Diego and plans on using his newly acquired leadership skills, which he’s been honing in San… Read More
This July, 25 social entrepreneurs from Sub-Saharan Africa visiting San Diego fostered rewarding connections through the 2017 Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders whose goal is to “empower young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking”. In parallel to the University of San Diego academic program, the San Diego Diplomacy Council has provided professional development… Read More
While participating in a business fellowship, Zamir a Russian fellow worked with Downtown San Diego Partnership and forged an international connection through the mutual interests of business in startups. Zamir’s experience is a perfect example of our fellowship programs creating global partnerships. After completing his fellowship, Zamir invited Downtown San Diego Partnership’s Andy White back… Read More
Check out this exciting new opportunity to learn about the assets of the border region with one of our strongest community partners, the Trans-Border Institute!
We are looking for a Part-time IVLP Program Associate! Position Summary: Under the supervision of the IVLP Program Director, the IVLP Program Associate works to ensure a successful visit for the international visitors and the local program professional partners. The Program Associate will assist with all aspects of the program including researching prospective local professional… Read More
We are very excited to announce our new event in partnership with Go Pro, the Changing Tides Foundation and Wild Ideas Worth Living . Join us for a community panel discussion about the role of social media in sharing cultures, travel experiences and storytelling!