Global Leadership Showcase
Aug
22
5:00 PM17:00

Global Leadership Showcase

Iraqi high school students from the Iraqi Young Leaders Exchange Program and local students from Allendale Columbia School will present on their experience participating in a two-week intensive global leadership and cultural exchange program focused on Peacebuilding and Community Resilience.

Join us to hear stories about how this program impacted the youth and their inspiration to make positive change in their community!

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Global Networking Series: Youth Empowerment in Ukraine
Jun
12
6:00 PM18:00

Global Networking Series: Youth Empowerment in Ukraine

Join Rochester Global Connections for a night of informal networking and a brief presentation from scouting professionals from Ukraine, who are visiting Rochester through Open World's international exchange program. You will have the opportunity to meet with five delegates working in various organizations focused on youth leadership. 

RSVP at: https://gns-ukraine.eventbrite.com

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Annual Global Citizens Gala
May
1
5:30 PM17:30

Annual Global Citizens Gala

Rochester Global Connections (RGC) is pleased to present the 2nd Annual Global Citizens Gala, an evening to celebrate and recognize fellow global citizens, while supporting essential exchange programs in Rochester that promote international understanding and a more peaceful and prosperous world.

Proceeds for the event will go towards building capacity to help emerging leaders from around the world and people in Rochester have enriching life experiences that build bridges across cultures and promote international understanding.

More details and tickets at https://rgcglobalcitizens.eventbrite.com

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Global Networking Series: Rule of Law in Latin America
Apr
2
5:30 PM17:30

Global Networking Series: Rule of Law in Latin America

Join Rochester Global Connections for a night of networking with legal professionals from Central America, the Caribbean, and South America, who are visiting Rochester on the U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program. You will have the opportunity to meet delegates from the following countries: Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Dominican Republic, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Paraguay, and Peru.

RSVP at https://rgc-rule-of-law.eventbrite.com/

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International Game Night
Mar
22
7:00 PM19:00

International Game Night

Play board games from around the world with international students and locals! "Travel" to different countries with your game passport and enter to win a raffle prize! Light refreshments will be provided.

This event is co-hosted and co-sponsored by Rochester Global Connections and the Town of Henrietta's Youth Asset Team.

Register at https://internationalgame.eventbrite.com

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International Women's Day: Building a Gender Balanced World
Mar
8
5:00 PM17:00

International Women's Day: Building a Gender Balanced World

  • American Association of University Women (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

In celebration of International Women's Day, engage with women leaders in Rochester who are trailblazers in government, labor, media, and law. Explore the impact of creating a more gender balanced boardroom, gender-balanced government, gender-balanced media coverage, and gender-balance of employees.

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From Inclusion to Equity: The Diversity Advantage (co-sponsored)
Jan
26
2:00 PM14:00

From Inclusion to Equity: The Diversity Advantage (co-sponsored)

  • M. K. Gandhi Institute for Nonviolence (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

RGC is proud to co-sponsor this event.

Join us for a community discussion on the Diversity Advantage, when inclusion is transformed into full equity. The discussion will be sparked by Althea Tait (African American Literature), Mary Scipioni (Landscape Architecture), Luticha Doucette (Disability Advocacy), Tatyana Bakhmetyeva (Gender, Sexuality and Women’s Studies), and Mara Ahmed (Activism/Art/Film). Be a part of the conversation and meet your Rochester neighbors. This event is free and open to the public. Co-sponsored by the Gandhi Institute, Department of History – University of Rochester, Rochester Global Connections, and American Association of University Women.

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