For over 15 years, Families in Global Transition has been the global leader in cross cultural education and training to support the entire expat family. FIGT offers information-packed conferences and year-round benefits through its Membership Program and expanding educational website.
As the leader of a global network, FIGT promotes the positive value of the international experience, and empowers the family unit and those who serve it before, during and after international transitions.
FIGT believes in the capacity of the expatriate and repatriate family to transition successfully, and to leverage the international experience for all of its human and global potential.
To learn more about FIGT and watch a short video with its founder, Ruth van Reken, click here.
Request for Proposals
2015 FIGT Annual Conference
March 6-8, 2015 | Tysons Corner Marriott, Virginia
Finding "Home": Amidst Global Change
Deadline for Proposal: October 7, 2014
FIGT invites you to share your leading-edge research, expertise and experience; raise big questions; and create practical tools for global families -- in all their variations -- to challenge what "home" means and to find belonging in our world today. Click here for RFP details. Registration and program information coming soon.
Become an FIGT Member
Become a member of FIGT today and take advantage of educational and training opportunities beyond the conference. Through membership, it is FIGT's goal to promote the positive value of the international experience, empower the family, and those who serve families before, during and after international relocations. Become a member today! Click here to learn more.
FIGT Cookbook - Where is Home?
If you were at the 2012 Annual Conference you may remember the photographic food quiz - in essence 'the taster' for a call for recipes for FIGT's first ever publication - a global cookbook called "Where is Home?" Well thanks to those of you who promptly gave us your recipes, and thanks to FIGT friends around the world, that cookbook has come to fruition! Copies were sold at the 2013 and 2014 Annual Conference, if you missed your chance to purchase this global cookbook or if you would like to learn more please click here.