Since returning home to Venezuela after his IVLP exchange, Juan Angel has worked tirelessly to promote disability awareness as well as design and implement workshops aimed at training human rights promoters.
Razan Al Aqil, an 18-year-old Saudi student and alumna of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program, recently represented Saudi Arabia as a delegate to the 2016 United Nations Youth Assembly.
After his Fulbright exchange, Dr. Kouadjo Hilaire dove head-first into peace-building and promoting education in his home country of Cote d'Ivoire.
German CBYX alumnus Joshua Kriesmann truly embraces what it means to be a global citizen, making it his mission to foster greater cultural understanding in what can sometimes feel like an increasingly divisive world.
Azat’s FLEX exchange experience taught him that simple, person-to-person interactions are the best way to promote mutual understanding between people of different communities.
Leah Goodridge's Gilman Scholarship program helped inspire her focus on vulnerable populations, leading to her establishing a nonprofit organization in the Dominican Republic and working to provide legal help for underserved community members in New York City.
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.