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.
Prior to departing, Assistant Secretary Evan Ryan wrote a farewell for exchange alumni in January 2017.
On December 15th, 2016, the Italian Alumni Association Amerigo held a ceremony in Florence to honor the winners of the 8th Amerigo Media Award.
A team of Armenian alumni organized a flash mob in order to show support for youth with disabilities by showcasing their participation with professional dancers in a public performance. To the tune of “Waltz of the Flowers” by Peter Tchaikovsky, 80 dancers of all abilities waltzed on the steps of Cafesjian Center for the Arts in Yerevan on October 15, 2016.