The I-House Connection: October 2020

I-House Virtual Global Homecoming
October 16, 2020

Virtual Global Homecoming
Sunday, October 18, 2020, from 1 p.m. to 2:15 p.m. PDT

We invite you to celebrate International House's first-ever Virtual Global Homecoming! Although we cannot gather in person this year, we are looking forward to new twists on our time-honored tradition. I-House Executive Director Shaun Carver will kick off the festivities with opening remarks and Q&A. It wouldn't be a Global Homecoming without the ever-popular international fashion show and Global Table Talk! See more details and the program schedule by clicking the Register Now button below.

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After registering, you will receive a Zoom link.

Courageous Conversations by Robertson Center for Intercultural Leadership
Tuesday, October 27, 2020 at 8 a.m. PDT

Courageous Conversations

Join us for the 2nd micro-workshop in the Amplifying Equity Series: Courageous Conversations Speaking up and speaking out about racism and white supremacy has become a priority for many individuals and organizations. However, it can be difficult to create environments where people can be truly courageous in their own growth and encourage the growth of others. In this session, we’ll focus on practices to engage in difficult conversations about topics related to race and anti-racism and lay the groundwork for pursuing conversations in your workplace and your life. Register HERE, use code - IHOUSE - for alumni rate.

International Leadership Association Live Virtual Conference
November 5-9, 2020

International Leadership Association’s live, virtual conference

Join CIL Director Jason Patent at the International Leadership Association’s live, virtual conference. The conference brings together researchers, leaders, and educators from around the world with 400+ presentations and workshops, unique opportunities for students like the International Student Case Competition, and plenaries from Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus (WHO Director-General); Kehkashan Basu (Green Hope Foundation); Ron Heifetz (Harvard Kennedy School); Darcy Winslow (Academy for Systems Change), and more. CEUs (1-3) are available and registration includes recordings through the end of the year. 

Visit to learn more and register. Use code IHOUSEFRIEND receive special pricing of $95 (student) or $275 (regular).

If you haven't yet joined I-House Berkeley Connect, our new engagement and mentoring platform, please do so now at

Global Homecoming

Join us for Virtual Global Homecoming on Sunday, October 18th!

Global Homecoming 2018

Calling All Alumni:
Join our New I-House Global Community Platform!

Now more than ever, it is important to stay connected to International House. The new online community, I-House Berkeley Connect, provides an easy and secure way to do so.

Just a few benefits of joining the platform: 

  • Connect: Find and reminisce with fellow alumni around the world with the robust google maps-based directory 
  • Give back: Introduce, employ and offer to be a mentor to I-House Berkeley alumni
  • Expand: leverage your professional network and showcase an offer in the Business Directory
  • Reunite: Connect with alumni within specific regional or decade groups

I-House Berkeley Connect

Alumni can easily join the platform through LinkedIn, Facebook, Google, or email. Join today at By sharing this with your I-House friends, you are helping to extend our reach and to keep the I-House connection alive despite our temporary closure.

We strive to keep the I-House experience alive in the hearts and minds of alumni around the world, and we are enhancing our efforts to connect the I-House Global Community. During the temporary closure of I-House, there are new volunteer opportunities available for alumni to serve as Global Community Ambassadors on our new alumni engagement platform, I-House Berkeley Connect. If you are interested in helping to mobilize fellow alumni in your region or from your time at I-House to join and participate on the platform, please contact us at or Laurie Ferris at

Stay Connected

It is our goal to celebrate the lives and achievements of our alumni and the contributions they have made and continue to make around the world. Please help us to keep you informed of upcoming regional events, update our records to help you reconnect with old friends, locate lost alumni, and share recent news with you. If you have moved, changed email or mailing addresses, or want to give us an exciting update about developments in your own life, please join or let us know by filling out this brief contact update form.

We thank you for staying connected to International House Berkeley.


I-House Alumni Relations, Communications, and Philanthropy Team
(510) 642-4128