"If only people will get together, then so eventually will nations."


-- President Dwight D. Eisenhower

Who we are

Iowa Sister States is a volunteer-driven non-profit organization based in Des Moines, Iowa. We strive to build sustainable international partnerships that connect Iowans to the world community. Iowa has a powerful history of citizen diplomacy, and our dedicated volunteers and staff are proud to continue this legacy.

CONNECTING IOWANS TO THE WORLD COMMuNITY

Our Staff

KIM HEIDEMANN

Executive Director




HANNAH BORGE

​​International Program Manager

Support us

First and foremost, THANK YOU to the volunteers and financial supporters who have contributed to ISS programs over the years! We could not do what we do without your generous support of our international programs.




Click here to learn more about how you can get involved in ISS activities, or click the 'Donate' button below to contribute a monetary gift via PayPal: