Join the gathering on Fridays in February to meet and hear from leaders from across the world. All events will take place at 21c Museum Hotel. Appetizers will be served and attendees have access to a cash bar. Children under 10 are free. Each evening will include time for mingling, refreshments, and the exclusive opportunity to hear real world stories from international guests.
February 3: Women in STEAM from Morocco
February 10: Open World Corporate Social Responsibility Leaders from Moldova
February 17: Edward R. Murrow Journalism- U.S. Foreign Policy from the Near East and North Africa
February 24: Pan-African Youth Leadership Program All-Star Alumni
The International Relations Council strengthens Kansas City’s global perspective by maintaining an active dialogue around world events, global issues, and their impact on our community. As a nonpartisan, educational nonprofit organization, the IRC values informed civil discourse, accessibility, and substance as we work to sharpen our community’s 21st-century global acumen. Our vision is a globally informed, engaged, and active Kansas City community that welcomes diverse perspectives and connects through a sincere desire to contribute to our shared future.
Global Ties KC connects international professionals and emerging leaders in a variety of fields with their Midwest counterparts for the purpose of forging lasting relationships that may one day become a powerful tool for addressing some of our biggest global challenges. While in Kansas and Missouri, we provide our international visitors with opportunities to cultivate deeper connections and more meaningful cross-cultural exchange.