July 27, 2018
Zambia

It’s hard to sum up all of Chola Mutoni’s work and impact since completing her Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF), but since her return to Zambia, she has been involved in a multitude of outreach projects, empowering women and young girls through workshops and public talks.

July 27, 2018
Mauritius

Exchange alumnus Nazeem Mohammad Fadiir Junggee from Mauritius has transformed the old saying, “one person’s trash is another person’s treasure.”

July 17, 2018
Lithuania

Jelena Grigorjeva has taken spelling bees to a new level in Lithuania, using the event to promote inclusion and mutual understanding between different cultures, and to increase student learning motivation and collaboration.

June 14, 2018
Vietnam

Nguyen Minh Chau may be 3 feet 11 inches tall but she is a powerhouse for advocacy in disability rights in Vietnam and across the globe, promoting inclusion and empowering persons with disabilities.

May 25, 2018
Côte d'Ivoire

Sefora Marcelle Kodjo-Kouassi has an impressive career: president of a non-profit, researcher, and spokesperson.  She hasn’t just built a career for herself though; her life’s work is all about bringing other women up with her. 

April 20, 2018
Mexico

We were like astronauts travelling through space and time with one single goal: science and technology education in the United States

Alumnus of the Month

Valeriy R.

Ukraine

Valeriy Ryabukha is a dedicated leader and developer of future leaders. In the nearly 20 years since his first international exchange, Valeriy has drawn on his U.S. experience and his ever-growing U.S. network to promote youth leadership and prevent drug abuse, crime, and HIV/AIDS in Ukraine.

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Sparking impact through entrepreneurship, tech jobs, storytelling, and community building

The Professional Fellows Program (PFP) is pleased to announce the Fall 2018 Alumni Impact Award winners. These exchange alumni are from different parts of the world, and each has managed to make a lasting impact on their communities after participating in the Professional Development Program. Read on for more about their outstanding achievements!

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