How is Citizen Diplomacy uniting the world? Hear from our program alumni and volunteers from around the world and Chicago.

Jennifer Dixon Appointed Executive Director of WorldChicago

As Executive Director, Dixon will have the opportunity to continue to elevate the profile of WorldChicago, increase its role in promoting citizen diplomacy in the Chicago region, and develop the next generation of citizen diplomats.

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WorldChicago President Peggy Parfenoff Bids Farewell After 22 Years

After 22 years of bringing countries and cultures together and contributing to peace and stability in the world, Peggy Parfenoff is stepping down as WorldChicago President. She’s been a great stabilizing force for the organization and has overseen a great increase in programming and impact. Please read Peggy’s reflections below on her time at WorldChicago and her optimism for the organization’s future.

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Dr. Joseph Yackley Bio

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