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.

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UI Ambassadors

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


Kimi Husse

Carmen Gallagher

Monique Glass


Mapitso Rivera