Global Ties U.S. created the
Global Ties Foundation
to develop new and more collaborative ways of doing exchange.
Our primary initiative,
the XchangeLab, is a social innovation lab designed to blend technology, metrics and design thinking to explore the future
of international exchange.
Together, we aim to develop new programs, foster collaboration between participants and organizations,
and promote exchange as a key
driver of social change.
We created The Global Ties Foundation to develop new and more purposeful ways of doing exchange. Through exciting programs and influential partnerships, our aim is to promote exchange as a key driver of social change.
We created the XchangeLab to tap into the full potential of exchange in new and innovative ways. With the help of technology, design thinking and data, we aim to ignite a collaborative effort between our alumni to solve today’s global issues.
Welcome to the next generation of exchange.
The Global Ties Foundation is a dynamic institution headquartered in Washington, DC. The XchangeLab, our primary initiative, is designed to take exchanges further.
Together we develop exciting new programs and foster long-lasting collaboration between changemakers to lead the way to a world where international relationships can drive large-scale change.
We convene and empower leaders across every sector and border to innovate international exchange.
A peaceful, prosperous world where individuals build enduring relationships through international exchange.
Attract new participants
Provide exchange opportunities for more people and organizations, both inbound and outbound.
Strengthen and sustain networking between international participants and host countries.
Empower changemakers with the opportunity to tackle complex challenges.
Harness the power of technology
Implement ground-breaking tools and resources that help advance our mission.
Explore the possibilities
Blend technology, metrics and design thinking to explore the future of international exchange.
Measure real impact
Develop strong evaluation metrics to gain useful insights.
Test new models
Create and field-test cutting-edge exchange projects.
Help us unlock the full potential of exchange!
Our goal through the Global Ties Foundation and your support is to significantly scale access to opportunities for cross-border collaboration.
As a citizen diplomat, you have a part to play. Join and support our work.
The Global Ties Foundation is the charitable arm of Global Ties U.S. and is a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. All gifts are tax-deductible; you will receive a receipt for tax purposes.