The International Center Now Accepting Nominations for the 2022 Global Impression Award

(INDIANAPOLIS – May 25, 2022) - The International Center is now accepting nominations for the 2022 Global Impression Award. Established in 2018, this award celebrates emerging Hoosier leaders whose work directly impacts the global community within Indiana, helping create a vibrant place to live and work while valuing all cultures. Nominations will be accepted from May 25 through June 30.

The three award finalists will be announced later this summer. Finalists and the winner will be recognized at the International Citizen of the Year event honoring Tamika Catchings at the Indiana Roof Ballroom on October 18th, 2022. Additional information about the award and nomination is available online at

Last year’s recipient of the 2021 Global Impression Award was Andrea Richter-Garry, vice President of International Engagement for the Indiana Economic Development Corporation (IEDC). Richter-Garry received this award as she has successfully headed IEDC’s international business development team, which includes 7 international offices around the globe, and manages foreign government relationships for the state of Indiana.

Kevin Henderson, Vice President of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion at UnitedHealth Group and member of the Global Impression Award committee commented, “I am very excited to continue to recognize and celebrate the meaningful effort Hoosiers are making every day to better connect with other cultures, countries and communities.”

Former nominees include professionals in a variety of industries, including medicine, education, and civil service. The nomination form should include a current resume and/or CV and/or public LinkedIn profile and press clippings and letters of recommendation if available.

About The International Center

For nearly 50 years, The International Center has served as a guide to the world’s cultural landscape and as a catalyst to inform, convene, and connect public, private, and civic global objectives in Indiana. Working in collaboration with businesses, organizations, government agencies, educational institutions, and individual citizens.

The Center expands Indiana’s global interest through a variety of programs and services and through convening diverse interests who share common international goals. The International Center is a member of Global Ties U.S. Learn more at

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