Young man stands in the middle of large crowd holding sign about Cancer
April 18, 2017
Nigeria

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.

March 16, 2017
Nicaragua

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.

February 24, 2017
Bangladesh

Towfique is an accomplished alumnus of both the English Access Microscholarship program and the Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) program for leadership, education, and culture hosted by Green River Community College in Auburn Washington.

Two girls stand behind a table lined with covered plates next to a sign that says "Baked Goods"
January 23, 2017
Georgia (US)

Inspired by her exchange experience in Morocco, Elise founded and serves as the president of the Arabic Culture club at her high school, where she shares Arabic language and culture with her classmates.

Marta Pyvorarenko, December 2016 IEA Member of the Month
January 3, 2017
Ukraine

Marta Pyvorarenko has used her Open World Leadership Program exchange experience to help her country heal in the wake of the conflict in Eastern Ukraine.

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.

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