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International Programs

Global initiatives that support people at home and abroad through creating connections and building communities.



Great Lakes Consortium

Each year, the Great Lakes Consortium for International Training and Development supports international programming for both local communities and communities.

GLC Professional Fellows Program

The Professional Fellows program is a two-way exchange involving professionals from five selected European countries and mentors from the United States.

Fifteen European Professional Fellows learning in northwest Ohio

Great Lakes Consortium for International Training and Development (GLC) will host community-organizing professional fellows from Albania, Bulgaria, Hungary, Romania, and Slovakia who are participating in the U.S. Department of State’s Professional Fellows Program for six weeks in the United States. The Professional Fellows Program brings emerging leaders from around the world to the United States for intensive fellowships designed to broaden their professional expertise.

International Programs

Great Lakes Consortium celebrates 20 years

Great Lakes Consortium for International Training & Development celebrated 20 years of forging worldwide partnerships with an event at the Inverness Club of Toledo on April 23, 2019. The event, titled “Inspiring International Connections,” recognized the achievements of the consortium in supporting intercultural, international programs that have brought more than 1,400 international guests from 20 different countries to northwest Ohio for training and development. The consortium has also sent more than 1,000 Americans overseas for programs throughout its history.

International Programs