To find more of the people, projects and organizations in Innovation and Entrepreneurship, visit our directory!

Meet the globally-engaged professionals bringing Pittsburgh’s innovations to the world and world perspectives to Pittsburgh.

People to Know

Arthur Daniel Alexander
Arthur Daniel Alexander

A professional of many hats and visual tools

Betty Cruz
Betty Cruz

Community advocate and a leader in Pittsburgh’s effort to welcome immigrants to the region

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anupama (anu) jain

Diversity & inclusion specialist, educator, researcher, mostly unwavering utopianist

Globally-minded Companies

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Free language education for the world

Thread International

Sustainable Fashion Starts with Responsible Fabric

Global Wordsmiths
Global Wordsmiths

Helping people use their voice.

Ujamaa Collective
Ujamaa Collective

Women of African descent who are entrepreneurs, artisans, artists and individuals who are committed to serving their community through leadership

Classrooms Without Border
Classrooms Without Borders

A premier provider of experiential professional development for teachers through study seminars that take place outside of the classroom

Work (formerly Team Tassy)

Work accompanies families in Haiti out of poverty through good, dignified jobs

Programs & Resource Providers

Idea Foundry
Idea Foundry

Driving local and global impacts by fostering connections the world over

The Global Switchboard
The Global Switchboard

We bridge local and global concerns.

Switchboard Stories
Switchboard Stories

Amplifying the voices of Pittsburgh's global engagement community

Ways to Get Involved

World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh
Fireside Chat: Health & Global Entrepreneurship

Join the World Affairs Council of Pittsburgh and Samir Lakhani for an evening about health and global entrepeneurship

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Lunch+Learn: Inclusant's anupama jain

Pack a brown bag and join Global Links for a Lunch + Learn with anupama jain, founder of Inclusant