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Students from 8–12th grades represent Fort Worth and the USA in the cities visited while learning the importance of global volunteerism.  Click here for more information...
 
 
 

Come and sample international foods from all of our sister cities and around the world. Unique desserts will be for sale.  Click here for more information...
 
 
 


New officers were elected, at the recent Annual Meeting, to the Fort Worth Sister Cities International Board  of Directors, led by Board Chair, Michael Bennett of Bennett Benner Partners. Click here for more information...
 
 
 

Race teams will compete in this global challenge right here in Fort Worth! Teams of 4 will walk, run, and ride to 8 international stations. Click through to register your team! ​Click here for more information...
 
 
 

The Women’s Policy Forum in partnership with Fort Worth Sister Cities are sending a delegation of top women in leadership to Toluca, Mexico October 28-November 1. Click here for more information...
 
 
 


Fort Worth Sister Cities International is seeking nominations for our 2016 Global Awards to be presented at the 2016 International Mayor's Dinner. Click here for more information...
 
 
 

The 2015 Ambassador Middle Schools include McLean Middle School, Leonard Middles School and Fort Worth Country Day School. These schools will host 36 students and teachers from Nagaoka, Japan October 17–25 for this annual international youth exchange initiative. ​Click here for more information...
 
 
 
 
 
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Friday
Delegation Leader applications due
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Sunday
FYI Kick-Off Meeting, UNT Health Science Center, 3500 Camp Bowie Blvd., 3:00 p.m.
7
Wednesday
Board orientation, FWSCI, 908 Monroe Street, 5th Floor, noon
12-13
Monday-Tuesday Delegation Leader interviews
16
Friday
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Saturday
The Amazingly Global Race, Burnett Plaza. 9:00 a.m.
17-25
Saturday-Sunday
Japanese Middle School Exchange
21
Wednesday
Finance Committee meeting, The Women's Center, 1723 Hemphill Street, 11 a.m.
21
Wednesday
Executive Committee meeting, The Women's Center, 1723 Hemphill Street, noon
24-25
Saturday-Sunday
Japanese Fall Festival
28
Wednesday
Women's Policy Forum delegation leaves for Toluca, Mexico
 
 
 
CITY UPDATES
 
 
 
 
 Fort Worth sent nearly 100 student athletes, coaches, leaders, and parents to Reggio Emilia, Italy for the 5th Tricolore Sports Games​ August 24-31.
​♦ Apply as a Youth Ambassador, Associate Delegation Leader or Delegation Leader for the 2016 exchange to Reggio Emilia, Italy March 12-20. ​​
​♦ The Fort Worth Sister Cities International Board of Directors voted in new Reggio Emilia Chair, Veronica Law, at our Annual Meeting on September 24.

 
 
 
♦ The Trier Committee partnered with the Trinity River Vision Authority for Oktoberfest September 24-26.
​♦ Apply as a Youth Ambassador, Associate Delegation Leader or Delegation Leader for the 2016 exchange to Trier, Germany March 12-20. ​​
​♦ The Fort Worth Sister Cities International Board of Directors voted in new Trier Chair, Hannah Behrens, at our Annual Meeting on September 24.
 
 
 
​♦ Apply as a Youth Ambassador, Associate Delegation Leader or Delegation Leader for the 2016 exchange to Nagaoka, Japan June 29-July 8 or Harashin Scholar exchange July 27-August 4. ​​
​♦ The Fort Worth Sister Cities International Board of Directors voted in new Nagaoka Chair, Dr. Michael Roemer, at our Annual Meeting on September 24.
♦ Fort Worth schools will host 36 students and teachers from Nagaoka, Japan October 17–25 for the annual middle school exchange initiative.
 
 
 
​♦ The Fort Worth Sister Cities International Board of Directors voted in new Bandung Chair, Dr. Paul Geisel, at our Annual Meeting on September 24.
 
 
 
♦ Apply as a Youth Ambassador, Associate Delegation Leader or Delegation Leader for the 2016 exchange to Budapest, Hungary March 12-20. ​​
 
 
 
♦ Sister Cities is partnering with the Women’s Policy Forum on a special women’s symposia to take place in Toluca, Mexico this October 28-November 1.
​♦ Apply as a Youth Ambassador, Associate Delegation Leader or Delegation Leader for the 2016 exchange to Toluca, Mexico March 12-20. ​​
​♦ The Fort Worth Sister Cities International Board of Directors voted in new Toluca Chair, Anette Soto, at our Annual Meeting on September 24.
 
 
 
♦ University of Swaziland student Samkeliso Silindza spent the day shadowing Sam Steele and the City of Fort Worth Property Management Department. He learned all about our city’s Sustainability projects. Many thanks to Sam Steele and his department for hosting him.
​♦ The Fort Worth Sister Cities International Board of Directors voted in new Mbabane Chair, Dr. Sheryl Harris, at our Annual Meeting on September 24.

 
 
 
The Guiyang Committee will be planning the 5th anniversary exchange to Guiyang in 2016.  If interested in joining the group or planning the tour, contact Beth Weibel at 817-632-7105.
♦ Apply as a Youth Ambassador, Associate Delegation Leader or Delegation Leader for the 2016 exchange to Guiyang and Beijing, China June 8-22. ​​
​♦ The Fort Worth Sister Cities International Board of Directors voted in new Guiyang Chair, Michael Crain, at our Annual Meeting on September 24.
 
 
 
♦ We are proud of our new officers, elected in April. They are planning a wonderful calendar of events for 2015-2016​.
​♦ Apply as a Youth Ambassador, Associate Delegation Leader or Delegation Leader for the 2016 exchanges. Click here to download the application.
 
 
 
♦Our team of fall interns includes Henry Mak, Lauren Titsworth, and Becca Wesley. 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 fall 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
 
 
 
 
Danielle McCown
Administrative Assistant
817-632-7106
 
 
 

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