Biplab Ketan Paul (center) poses with farmers he helped through his innovative "Bhungroo" farming method.
September 29, 2014
South and Central Asia

Biplab Ketan Paul of India, a 2004 IVLP alumnus, developed an innovative farming method for harvesting storm water to help farmers maintain a healthy supply of water in dry months and reduce the salt content in the soil.

Leila Baghdadi
August 15, 2014
Tunisia

After participating in a 2012 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) focused on entrepreneurship and women’s issues, Leila helped establish a partnership between the Tunis Business School, where she teaches, and the World Trade Organization Chairs Programme (WCP), where she is a newly-minted Chair.

August 2014 Exchange Alumni Member of the Month, Daniel Voda (right), poses with friends.
August 13, 2014
Moldova

Following his exchange, Daniel helped found the Youth Ambassadors Summer Institute (YASI), a week-long program that brings together young adults and trains them to become politically active citizens and build relationships among European countries.

Lizeth Martínez has been instrumental in fighting for marriage equality in Ciudad Juárez, México
June 3, 2014
Mexico

Lizeth Martínez returned to Mexico after her IVLP exchange to found Derechos Humanos Integrales en Acción, a nonprofit that fights for LGBT rights through legal advocacy.

May 20, 2014
Kyrgyzstan

Samagan Aitymbetov returned to Kyrgyzstan after his 2010 Fulbright program to become the director of the Development of Central Asian News Service Public Foundation, which promotes digital journalism in Central Asia.

April 9, 2014
Estonia

An Estonian composer and journalist, IVLP Alumna Anne Erm has worked as a music programs producer at National Radio Broadcasting since the 1970s, and has contributed to radio music programs since the late 1960s.

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