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Join our Members Circle today and publicly demonstrate your commitment to our vibrant city, its people, and its bright future on the global stage.  Click here for more information...
 
 
 


Join Mayor Pro Tem Sal Espino and other city officials as we celebrate Fort Worth's 5th anniversary with Guiyang, China. Click here for more information...
 
 
 

This dinner is made possible by the generosity of our Members Circle and provides funds to promote Fort Worth globally and enrich our community through international education, exchange and commerce. Click here for more information...
 
 
 

Since 1989, the award-winning International Leadership Academy (ILA) has brought young people from Fort Worth’s sister cities to the area to discuss pressing global issues. Click here for more information...
 
 
 
 
 
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Monday-Saturday
People to People Educational Exchange to Cuba
9
Tuesday
Members Circle Leadership Team work session, BBVA Compass Bank, 300 W. 7th Street, noon
15
Monday
Trier Committee gathering, WineHaus, 1628 Park Place Ave., 6:00 p.m.
16
Tuesday
Budapest Committee gathering, Terri & Gary West's house, 2530 5th Avenue, 6:00 p.m.
17
Wednesday
Finance Committee meeting, The Women's Center, 1723 Hemphill Street, 11 a.m.
17
Wednesday
Executive Committee meeting, The Women's Center, 1723 Hemphill Street, noon
18
Thursday
Members Circle reception, Classic Wine Storage, 2915 Riverglen Dr., 5:30 p.m.
19
Friday
Final deadline for ILA applications
26
Friday
 
 
 
CITY UPDATES
 
 
 
 
​♦ 13 students, 2 Delegation Leaders, and 1 Associate Delegation Leader will travel to Reggio Emilia, Italy in March.
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​​♦ 10 students, 2 Delegation Leaders, and 1 Associate Delegation Leader will travel to Trier, Germany in March.
♦ The Trier Committee is holding a gathering on February 15 at the WineHaus. Anyone interested in Germany and German culture is invited!
 
 
 
♦17 students and 2 Delegation Leaders will travel to Japan in June.
​8 Harashin scholars and 2 Delegation Leaders will travel to Japan in August.
​♦ The Nagaoka Committee celebrated Oshogatsu on January 21 at BRIT.
 
 
 
​​♦ Thank you to Nancy, Jennifer, and Jacqueline Lopez for sharing their Indonesian culture with the 400 middle school students from the Generation Hope Laptop program on December 5.
 
 
 
♦ 3 students, 2 Delegation Leaders, and 1 Associate Delegation Leader will travel to Budapest, Hungary in March.
♦ The Budapest Committee is holding a gathering on February 16 at the home of Terri & Gary West. Anyone interested in Hungary and Hungarian culture is invited!
 
 
 
​♦ 8 students, 2 Delegation Leader, and 1 Associate Delegation Leader will travel to Toluca, Mexico in March.
 
 
 
♦ Former ILA alumna Tee Mdluli is visiting Fort Worth for a month. Thank you to the Mbabane Committee and Nancy Marchant for hosting her and showing her true Texas hospitality.

 
 
 
The Guiyang Committee is planning the 5th anniversary exchange to Guiyang in June 2016. Click here to download a registration form.
♦ 7 students, 2 Delegation Leaders, and 1 Associate Delegation Leader will travel to Guiyang, China in June.
 
 
 
​♦ 76 students were selected to travel to 6 of Fort Worth's sister cities in 2016.
♦On January 9, the youth board held a fun and informative international tea party.
 
 
 
♦This spring's interns include Claudia Carranza, Lauren Titsworth, and Will Zhong. Thank you for all your service to Fort Worth Sister Cities. We couldn’t do what we do without you! ​
♦ If you are interested in interning in the spring or summer, please submit resume, cover letter, and application to beth@fwsistercities.org.
 
 
 
 
CONTACT US
 
 
 
Mae Ferguson
President/CEO
817-632-7104
 
 
Joseph Ramirez
Vice President/COO
817-632-7102
 
 
Beth Weibel
Sr. Program Manager
817-632-7105
 
 
 
Katie Wharry
Associate Director for Community Engagement
817-632-7101
 
 
 
Danielle McCown
Administrative Assistant
817-632-7106
 
 

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