Embracing and Empowering all Nationalities in a Thriving Upstate

Upstate International (UI) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that exists to empower people and businesses of all nations to thrive in the Upstate by connecting them through programs, events, and initiatives that foster the dynamic exchange of international cultures and ideas.




World Affairs Councils of America is the
largest nonprofit grassroots organization
in the United States dedicated to educating and engaging Americans on global issues with nearly 100 councils across 40 states reaching more than
half a million people a year.

UI Ambassadors

Our ambassador program is designed to connect you to other upstate residents and cultures through programs, groups, and activities.

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