With a strong and growing coalition in Indiana, the USGLC works to educate and engage policymakers and community leaders on why investments in development and diplomacy help keep America safe and strengthen Indiana’s economy.

The USGLC’s Indiana Advisory Committee brings together more than 140 business, faith, non-profit, and political leaders who understand how American global leadership matters for Indiana. We’re also proud of Indiana’s Veterans for Smart Power – part of a nationwide network of 30,000 veterans.

  • “When we invest in children, we’re creating a safer society and giving children opportunities to make the world a safer place for all of us.”

    Erika Camarillo

    Bethany Christian Services

  • What’s foreign aid worth to Indiana? Leading with compassion at home and abroad.

    Raju Chinthala

    Founder and President, Indiana India Business Council

  • Our future depends on our ability to be diplomatic in our developmental efforts. As we continue to see conflicts and natural disasters increase, our communities, cities, states, and nation must be engaged in the world.

    Samantha Faulkner Gonzalez

    Sextons Creek

  • I can’t help but think of the men and women in my local community that serve this country. They do so for people. Their friends, family and neighbors at home, but also those overseas that need someone to stand up on their behalf.

    Amy Maxwell

    Poneto, IN

Top Facts

In 2020, Indiana exported
$35.3 billion
in goods to foreign markets.

In Indiana,
746,700 jobs (18.80%)
are supported by trade.

In 2018-2019,
12,146 students
in Indiana studied abroad.

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Advisory Committee

Hon. Lee Hamilton
U.S. House of Representatives (1965-1999)

Stories from Indiana

Heartland Mayors Issue Proclamation for U.S. Heartland Global Leadership Day

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Welcome to the Heartland Hub


This brand new site will be your landing page USGLC’s activity in the Heartland. We’re thrilled to have this new platform where we can highlight these incredible stories, along with the multitude of activities in your state and opportunities to get engaged.

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At the Intersection of Technology and Foreign Policy


After observing a lack of training material for foreign policy officials on cutting edge technology and how it affects nations, the economy, and national security, Dr. Mung Chiang came up with a game-changing idea. Today, the ‘tech tank’ aims bring deep engineering expertise to foreign policy makers and to provide them technology training.

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News & Press Related to Indiana

May 21, 2021

Susan Brooks Named Co-Chair of Indiana Advisory Committee


May 20, 2021

Former Congresswoman Susan Brooks Takes Leadership Role on the U.S. Global Leadership Coalition’s Indiana Advisory Committee


March 09, 2021

Virtual Roundtable Recap: Global Partnerships, Local Impact in Anderson, IN


January 22, 2021

USGLC Launches Next Gen Global Leaders Network and Welcomes Nearly 100 Young Professionals to the 2021 Inaugural Class


August 12, 2020

Rep. Jim Baird to Local Veterans: Global Health, Foreign Assistance Critical to Fighting Pandemic, Protecting Americans


August 28, 2017

Senator Todd Young and 300+ Indiana Leaders Underscore Importance of U.S. Diplomacy, Development for Indiana


Past Events

Virtual Discussion on Ukraine with Capitol Hill Champions

March 15, 2022 10:00 am

Featured Speaker

Rep. Colin Allred

U.S. House of Representatives

Featured Speaker

U.S. House of Representatives

Featured Speaker

Senators Shaheen and Young Honored at USGLC’s Tribute

December 7, 2021 12:00 am

Featured Speaker

Senator Jeanne Shaheen

U.S. Senate

Featured Speaker

Senator Todd Young

2021 USGLC Heartland Summit

September 28, 2021 12:00 pm ET

Virtual Heartland Summit

Veterans for Smart Power Conversation with Rep. Jim Baird

August 12, 2020 11:30 am

Virtual Conversation

Featured Speaker

Representative Jim Baird

U.S. House of Representatives

Get in touch with us!

Eric Moorer

Ohio Valley Outreach Manager