14 09, 2017

Honoring Patricia Wrenn’s Legacy and Impact on the International Institute of New England

2018-08-13T16:04:25+00:00September 14th, 2017|

The International Institute of New England (IINE) takes this opportunity to remember one of its own – former Chairperson of the Board of Directors Patricia “Patsy” Wrenn – who passed away in Dedham, Massachusetts on August 21, 2017. “We’ve lost someone who was truly elegant and refined, but also a force to be reckoned [...]

14 09, 2017

Live Storytelling Performance Honors the Contributions of Refugees and Immigrants Throughout New England

2018-08-13T16:04:43+00:00September 14th, 2017|

August 21, 2017 – (Manchester, New Hampshire) On Thursday, September 21, more than 800 people will fill the Palace Theatre in Manchester, New Hampshire for a special public performance of Suitcase Stories LIVE! The event, beginning at 7:00PM, is co-sponsored by the International Institute of New England (IINE), Inti Academy, and MassMouth and features six [...]

14 09, 2017

IINE Education Program Instructor Irina Lopukhina honored with Easterseals 2017 Communication Connection Award

2017-11-07T20:07:07+00:00September 14th, 2017|

IINE’s partnership with Easterseals New Hampshire prepares immigrants and refugees to be residential instructors Easterseals New Hampshire recently honored IINE-Manchester Education Program Instructor Irina Lopukhina with the 2017 Communication Connection Award. Each year, Easterseals serves 1.4 million children and adults in the United States with disabilities. Under Irina’s leadership, IINE worked with [...]

14 09, 2017

Board of Directors Highlight

2018-09-05T12:34:19+00:00September 14th, 2017|

Zoltan Csimma, Board ChairZoltan Csimma is the new chair of the IINE Board of Directors. A member of the board since 2003, his personal experience and professional background make him exceptionally well-suited to lead IINE. As a former refugee, Mr. Csimma personally identifies with the International Institute’s mission to provide refugees with a positive resettlement [...]

14 09, 2017

Ladies Who Bring Lunch

2018-07-09T16:41:09+00:00September 14th, 2017|

Around the International Institute of New England, Meg Glazer is known as the leader of the “Ladies Who Bring Lunch.” Since April, a group of eight to 10 women has volunteered their time once a month at Meg’s home to prepare and deliver culturally appropriate, packed lunches for 50 students attending English classes at [...]

14 09, 2017

Join us for the 36th annual GOLDEN DOOR AWARD GALA

2018-08-13T16:04:58+00:00September 14th, 2017|

Join us for the 36th annual Golden Door Award gala on Thursday, November 30th at 6:00 p.m. at the Intercontinental Hotel in downtown Boston as we honor Noubar Afeyan. He is the founder of Flagship Pioneering, a venture capital firm that has fostered the development of more than 100 scientific ventures, 1,000 issued patents, and [...]

15 09, 2017

An International Romance

2017-09-15T15:04:38+00:00September 15th, 2017|

    On Valentine’s Day, people across the world celebrate their love for each other by exchanging cards, candy, flowers, and heart-shaped gifts. While it appears Cupid is particularly busy shooting his love-laced arrows this time of year, we often forget that love doesn’t usually find its way on a Hallmark-sponsored holiday. In fact, [...]

15 09, 2017

Our Mission Continues

2018-02-22T14:59:48+00:00September 15th, 2017|

President Trump’s executive order suspending the refugee resettlement program, placing an indefinite ban on Syrian refugees, and halting the issuance of visas to people from seven predominantly Muslim countries, is an affront to our nation’s values and our Constitution. It is also a direct attack on the mission of the International Institute of New [...]

15 09, 2017

Give the Gift of Selflessness

2018-05-03T14:08:14+00:00September 15th, 2017|

‘Tis the season for giving – or at least that’s what we have always been told this time of year. With endless displays of flashy new toys and gadgets, however, it’s almost impossible to ignore the materialism that accompanies the holidays. We rationalize each gift purchase as being “selfless”, while simultaneously dreaming about what [...]

15 09, 2017

This Thanksgiving, Make Room for Everyone at the Table

2018-02-22T14:46:07+00:00September 15th, 2017|

The election is over, ballots have been counted, and the results are in: This Thanksgiving, families may see a far bigger divide than who prefers dark meat over light meat. While Thanksgiving is meant to be a time to gather for a feast with your loved ones and even welcome new guests to the [...]