Global Training & Development Institute

The University of Connecticut’s Global Training and Development Institute (GTDI) fosters global sustainable development, citizenship, and cross-cultural understanding by providing individuals from around the world with transformational learning experiences. Since 1961, more than 10,000 government officials, business and non-profit leaders, and university students from 130 countries have participated in the Institute’s education and training programs. Learn More…

Team Members

Roy Pietro, Director
Email: roy.pietro@uconn.edu
Phone: 860-486-4252


Laura Labato, Program Assistant
Email: laura.labato@uconn.edu
Phone: 860-486-0235


Jack Barry, Post-Doctoral Fellow & Academic Coordinator
Email: jack.barry@uconn.edu
Phone: 860-486-0235


Kaitlin Troy, Academic Technician
Email: kaitlin.troy@uconn.edu
Phone: 860-486-0873