In our recent commentary published by the Star Tribune, Global Minnesota President Carol Engebretson Byrne and Program Director Tim Odegard discuss why international exchanges and diplomacy matter, and how the new travel restrictions announced by the Trump administration impact our Professional Exchanges program.

Travel restrictions impeded important bridge-building

Photo: Yezidi activist, gynecologist, and International Women of Courage award recipient, Dr. Nagham Nawzat Hasan from Iraq, poses with a Minnesota second grader at one of Global Minnesota’s programs.