Exchange Alumni Making a Difference in Pandemic Times
In the midst of COVID-19 in 2020, exchange alumni were at the forefront of tackling the unprecedented changes we faced around the world. This page is dedicated to all alumni who have been - and still are - creating far-reaching health, educational, and social impact to make sure your communities are staying strong, safe, and healthy.
Leahy and her colleague expected to find a core of people saying that vaccines are good for you — but that’s not what they found at all.
Learn how YSEALI alumni in Thailand engaged nearly 400 people in a rapid-response COVID-19 hackathon.
Santiago Castro is training teachers on how to use Zoom and other online tools, and helping students transition to virtual classes.
Fulbright alumnus Cecilia Carolina Muňoz managed to reinvent her classes to help her students become citizens of the world.
Critical Language Scholar and nurse Wendy van Giezen is using her skills in New York City to help fight against the coronavirus.
“It’s difficult to keep calm when the U.S. Secretary of State tweets about you…”