Betty’s outstanding work in the realms of academia, media, and entrepreneurship has helped to connect students across the globe, and further cultivated the local and global exchange alumni network.
Jessica’s exchange experience deepened her understanding of U.S. culture, and she remains a dedicated member of the TechWomen network, sharing her experience with local Lebanese and U.S-based mentors.
Kakoma believes that the most important investment we can make is in the education of children. Through them, change can be established and sustained for generations to come.
“Be confident and touch on issues which others are afraid to.” Seth Kwame Boateng couldn’t shake Secretary of State John Kerry’s advice to his cohort of Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists in the United States. Inspired to bring his microphone to the people of Ghana, he uses film to give a voice to the voiceless.
Community leader and social entrepreneur are just a few words that define Firdavs Nurov.
Roydon is a model alumnus. Having taken part of U.S. Department of State-funded exchange programs, he returned to New Zealand and set about sharing his experience with others by drawing links and parallels between the U.S. and New Zealand.
Alumnus of the Month
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.