About Us

A nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, Cultural Vistas has used career exploration to facilitate connections between Americans and international visitors for more than 60 years.

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Our Mission
To enrich minds, advance global skills, build careers, and connect lives through international exchange.

Our Vision
To create memorable and transforming global learning opportunities that enrich career and encourage leadership development. We firmly believe that those who travel to other countries to deeply inquire, learn, experience, and understand other cultures and practices will be the ones to lead and succeed in our increasingly interconnected world.

Our Values
At Cultural Vistas, we are committed to empowering individuals and impacting lives through international exchange. Our core values serve as a foundation for our organizational culture and as the principles that guide all of our nonprofit's work and actions on a daily basis.

  • Integrity
    We are dedicated to providing all of our stakeholders with the highest level of professionalism and commitment in all that we do.        

  • Collaboration
    We encourage individuals from around the world to work together through our exchange programs, and value a team-based approach in everything we do.

  • Experiential Learning
    We provide personally and professionally transformative experiences through a "learning by doing" philosophy.

  • Diversity and Multiculturalism
    We bring together people representing cultures and languages from around the world to learn new perspectives, share knowledge, and exchange best practices.

  • Innovation
    We advocate for creative approaches in our daily work and in developing a more active, engaging, and internationally-relevant exchange experience.

  • Passion
    We believe in what we do. We strive to fulfill our mission every day by providing meaningful and high-quality experiences for all those we serve.