Global Impression Award

The Global Impression Award, established in 2018, honors emerging leaders who are demonstrating success in their profession, directly impacting the global community within Indiana, and whose work has a considerable impact on a vision for an Indiana that is a vibrant place to live and work while valuing all cultures.

2019 Recipient

George Srour
Co-Founder & Chief Dreamer
Building Tomorrow

Under the leadership of George Srour, Building Tomorrow has built over 75 primary schools for Ugandan children, created a fellowship of leaders serving those students, and developed an educational approach to help students and communities succeed. Mr. Srour is a strong Hoosier leader and champion for access to inclusive, transformative education for all.

2019 Finalists

Dr. Sherri Bucher, Associate Research Professor of Pediatrics, Indiana University School of Medicine

Andrea A. Richter-Garry, Vice President of International Engagement, Indiana Economic Development Corporation

Pictured from left: Global Impression Award committee member Maggie Bishop, Dr. Sherri Bucher, George Srour, Andrea A. Richter-Garry, and president and CEO of The International Center Martin Baier.

2018 Recipient and Finalists

2018 Global Impression Award recipient Dr. Rachel Vreeman, pictured with board member Shash Goyal.

Dr. Rachel Vreeman, Director of Research for the IU Center for Global Health and Indiana-led AMPATH Consortium

Dr. Brooke Kandel-Cisco, Associate Professor of Education and Director for the METL and International Baccalaureate Programs at Butler University

Jennifer Pearl, Director of International Programs at the Indy Chamber

Learn more about the Global Impression Award

Contact Leslie Grishin, International Visitor Program Manager

Nominees will be considered from all regions within Indiana and from all sectors of the community.