Since returning to Sri Lanka after his Fulbright program, Chamara has become an active alumni member who leads by example and continues to volunteer his time, knowledge, and resources to communities, NGOs, and government institutions that are in need of his expertise on emergency medical techniques and disaster management.
When Jeffrey Wood first traveled to China from Washington, D.C. as a high school student, he could not have imagined that his study abroad journey would lead to an interview with First Lady Michelle Obama.
Inspired by the online classes he observed during his Fulbright exchange at Georgia Tech in 2013, Oleksii Molchanovskyi founded Prometheus the first homegrown Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) platform in Ukraine.
Upon her return to Tunisia after the TechWomen exchange program, Amel Ghouila paid the experience forward by mentoring young girls in the international Technovation competition and continues to promote STEM education in her community.
Sonia Moreira used her experiences as a Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders alumna to improve the lives of the indigenous population in Paraguay and actively works to promote this exchange opportunity for others in her country.
Tatyana Chabrova's IVLP experience helped hone her skills working with children with disabilities and caregivers once she returned home to Uzbekistan, where she conducts trainings and publishes books for parents of children with special needs.