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.
A champion of cancer research and better patient care, Runcie Chidebe has demonstrated to his native Nigeria the importance of volunteerism and collective action for causes that benefit society.
Oynihol Bobonazarova is a pioneer of the human rights movement in Tajikistan and one of the country’s most well-known female human rights activists. Since receiving the International Women of Courage Award in 2014, she continues to fight against torture in prisons and for universal human rights.
Ms. Touré has championed the rights of women and girls in Mali for over two decades.
Ten years ago, Ilze Jaunalksne received the International Women of Courage award by the U.S. Department of State. We caught up with Ms. Jaunalksne to reflect on her work since receiving the IWOC.
Juana Lisseth returned to Nicaragua after her SUSI exchange program equipped with the tools to help her home community improve educational and entrepreneurial programs for young people.
Alumna of the Month
Krish Caballero, a 2017 YLAI (Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative) alumna from Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, leads by example. She is a powerful influence both in her home community and abroad, inspiring thousands of youth to become change agents.