Assistant Secretary Evan Ryan highlights alumni achievements on 75th anniversary of U.S. Department of State exchange programs
An eye-opening experience in Silicon Valley with the International Visitor Leadership Program led Canadian participants Amina Gerba and Stephanie Jecrois to create the first-ever competition in Montreal for young girls interested in technology and entrepreneurship.
Inspired by their Youth Ambassadors exchange program, a team of Argentine alumni created REDAR (“Red Argentina”), a network of youth dedicated to volunteerism, social impact and public service.
The Professional Fellows Program is pleased to announce the four spring 2018 Alumni Impact Award recipients selected in recognition of the impact they are making on their communities after participating in the Professional Fellows Program.
Ian Knight, a senior at Hellgate High School in Missoula, Montana, is the grand prize winner of the U.S. Department of State’s Citizen Diplomacy Challenge. Ian submitted the photo “Unity,” which features him at prayer in a mosque in rural Thailand.
An Alumni TIES small grant results in this project, Building Soil and Community: An Educational Composting Pilot, aimed to reduce the production of greenhouse gases while restoring the nutrient cycle by making composting more readily available to the citizens of Lynchburg.