12 Results Are Tagged With "East Asia and the Pacific"

Citizen Diplomacy Beyond the Wall

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.

These Southeast Asians inspired President Obama. Now they will meet with him.

They have founded organizations that fight for food security, promote rural development and protect the local environment. They have held government positions, worked as reporters and given university lectures. And they are all younger than 35.

Code for Bandung: Civic Engagement in the Digital Age

During his 2009-2010 exchange, Pandu observed the benefit of active civic engagement in the United States.

Finding Meaning on the Other Side of the World

After unexpectedly losing her husband of 28 years, Michigan Technical University Director of News & Media Relations Jennifer Donovan found a way to reinvent herself through participation in a Fulbright Specialist Program in communications, opening the door to explore a new part of the world "from the inside."

Training the Next Generation of Global Citizens

Since his participation in the Teachers for Global Classrooms program, Seth made it his mission to give his students in Illinois a global education to prepare them for an increasingly connected world.

In Memory of Royhan Benasetya of Indonesia

Royhan Benasetya, 2011 IVLP Alumnus from Indonesia, leaves behind a legacy of a dedicated educator who strove tirelessly to better the lives of his students.

The New Frontier of Going Green in Vietnam

Alumna of the month Pham Thi Thu Trang has been instrumental in mobilizing youth to raise awareness and protect the environment in her home country of Vietnam.

Investing in Korea

Following her transformational 2007 Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders (SUSI) program at the University of Chicago, Republic of Korea (ROK) native Chae-eun Sung refocused her professional goals and entered the world of finance.

Standing Up for New Zealand’s Marginalized Communities

As a participant in the 2011 Community Activism and Minority Rights International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), Reverend Uesifili Unasa of New Zealand was invited to stand on the exact spot at the Lincoln Memorial where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous 1963 ‘I Have a Dream’ speech.

Disability is Diversity: Dr. Christie L. Gilson Shares her Story

"Just because you have a disability does not mean you can't do an exchange program," says Dr. Christie Gilson. Read more about how an exchange program is an opportunity for anyone.

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