The Wisconsin Alumni Association (WAA) is the gateway to UW-Madison for alumni living abroad. More than 16,000 UW-Madison alumni live outside the boundaries of the United States. WAA's International Program seeks ways to maintain and strengthen connections with our international alumni as well as current international students. This website provides information about how to connect with international alumni chapters and contacts. It is also WAA's portal to international partners around campus. WAA is committed to UW-Madison's strategic goal of accelerating internationalization. WAA's International Program is set to help assist the University in creating a global impact and shaping a global agenda.