iraqi young leaders photo
November 4, 2016
Iraq

Lilav’s hard work, enthusiastic volunteerism, and success in her medical studies combine to form an inspiring role model for other young Iraqis.

October 25, 2016
Venezuela

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.

American host family with red USA shirts on standing with exchange participant
September 27, 2016
North Carolina

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.

Kouadjo Hilaire, Associate Professor at University of Cocody, Abidjan, standing in front of a mural
September 8, 2016
California

After his Fulbright exchange, Dr. Kouadjo Hilaire dove head-first into peace-building and promoting education in his home country of Cote d'Ivoire.

Exchange Alumni Member of the Month Joshua Kriesmann and a colleague
July 25, 2016
Oklahoma

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.

Man stands in middle of classroom surrounded by young adults sitting at desks
June 22, 2016
Colorado

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.

Alumna of the Month

Krish P.

Paraguay

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.

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Imagining What We Can Do and Achieve With W-GDP

Humphrey Fellows from American University met with President Donald Trump, Senior Advisor to the President Ivanka Trump, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, and Assistant Secretary of State Marie Royce at the White House for the launch of the new Women's Global Development and Prosperity Initiative.

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