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.
Washington Mandela Fellow Alumnus Alveno Soares partnered with national and international business to help over 300 local families in need.
James Kwabo is helping share COVID-19 information with youth across Liberia via his radio station, Alternative Youth Radio.
Theo Goetemann, a 2017 critical language scholar alumnus, founded a new startup that has created a COVID-19 testing locator web tool.
Elvis Rivera, a science teacher in Honduras, has come up with a new and innovative way to create personal protective equipment for healthcare professionals in local hospitals.
Thu Vo, a Humphrey Fellow alumna, is working together with the local government in Davis, California to respond to the COVID-19 crisis.
U.S. Ambassador Sung Kim applauds exchange alumni on the front lines of tackling the coronavirus.