48 Results Are Tagged With "Europe and Eurasia"

Discussing Educational Reform in Iceland

Inspired by her participation in the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship this past summer, Unnur Larusdottir demonstrated her leadership capabilities by organizing a conference on education in her home country, Iceland. Over 200 guests attended the conference, including students, leaders from local universities, journalists, and high ranking members of Parliament.

BFTF: Best Friends Together Forever

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.

Alumni in Armenia Groove to “Happy”

Armenian alumni and U.S. embassy staff get "happy" in this fun, uplifting video.

All That Jazz

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.

An American in Belgrade

Aaron, now a junior at the University of Alabama, speaks movingly of his experience and the profound impact the program continues to have on his personal and professional growth.

Montenegrin Student Wins ENAM Youth Entrepreneurship Award

European Network of American Alumni Association (ENAM) Secretary General Massimo Cugusi was joined by U.S. Embassy Montenegro’s Chargé d’Affairs Douglas Jones to present ENAM’s Award for Young Entrepreneurs to Montenegrin Economics student Sandra Vukcevic.

From Russia, With Innovation

Natalia, a 2010 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) exchange participant, was keen to bottle the innovative American museum experience and adapt it for Russia.

Lessons in Youth Engagement from Turkey

As a cancer survivor, and passionate supporter of cancer patients, Salih Yuce’s U.S. exchange experience with the International Visitor Leadership Program has proven invaluable for his advocacy and awareness projects in Turkey.

New Scottish Alumni Association Launched with Gold

On April 26, 2013, British Olympic Rowing Gold Medalist Katherine Grainger helped celebrate the launch of the Scottish chapter of the John Adams Society (JAS), the UK’s IVLP alumni association, at the Royal Society of Edinburgh.

Shaping the Future of Education in Azerbaijan

Sevinj Mammadova, an alumna of the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) and Edward S. Muskie Fellowship Program (Muskie) from Azerbaijan, is the February International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month.

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