Applications for The Experiment Digital 2020 are now open! This is a fully-funded virtual summer exchange program that connects high school students from the US, Algeria, Iraq, and Yemen with each other. Youth are prepared to be more civically engaged by teaching them how to design and implement a service project for their local communities. For eight… Read More
Thanks to the Times of San Diego for sharing in an article about our recent sports diplomacy program where a delegation of 13 adaptive martial arts coaches as well as sports administrators who work with at-risk youth from Belgium visited San Diego. They had the opportunity to meet and collaborate with San Diego practitioners of adapted martial arts and San Diego communities Challenged… Read More
VOICES is a monthly series highlighting direct reflections from participants, members and volunteers on our exchange programs to celebrate SDDC’s 40th anniversary in 2019! Established in 1979 as the International Hospitality Council of San Diego, when we began as an organization staffed by volunteers. Doris Ellsworth served as president from 1982-1984 of the International Visitors… Read More
On behalf of the San Diego Diplomacy Council, we would like to thank all of our wonderful donors for their unwavering support as we continue our 40th Anniversary Campaign. Our newest donor, the San Diego Tourism Marketing District, has contributed a $38,000 grant that will expand the SDDC’s global reach and bring more international leaders… Read More
Natalie’s Message It has been said that all of the cells in our body regenerate every 7 years, connoting that every 7 years we are new beings replete with a fresh perspective. Now – 7 years after I began – I’m struck by this fun bit of medical lore as I announce my departure from… Read More
The San Diego Diplomacy Council is looking for a detailed oriented and dynamic Program Manager. Under the supervision of the Executive Director, the IVLP Program Manager works to ensure a successful visit for the international visitors and the local program professional partners. The Program Manager will oversee all aspects of the program including researching prospective local professional… Read More
Meet our 2019 Advisory Board! The 16 distinguished members of our advisory board provide critical expertise and guidance, greatly facilitating the advancement of our vision and mission. We’re privileged and grateful to have them as friends, mentors, and generous contributors to the organization. Click Here and learn more about them!
Dear Members, Partners, Donors and Supporters of the San Diego Diplomacy Council Team: It is truly an honor and privilege to serve as the incoming Board President of the San Diego Diplomacy Council for 2018-2019. The San Diego Diplomacy Council has a long and rich history in our community of building global relationships and expanding mutual… Read More