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Andrea Vodanović, an alumna of the American Council of Young Political Leaders (ACYPL) program and previous war refugee from Croatia, works to emphasize solidarity towards refugees as well as EU border security.
The European Network of American Alumni Associations (ENAM), a network of member alumni associations across Europe and Eurasia, recently held elections for its Board of Directors.
Inspired by her IVLP exchange experience and hoping to share it with other aspiring entrepreneurs in Portugal, Sandra Correia launched “A New Beginning for Portugal” (ANBFP) two years after her return.
ENAM alumni from Germany, Poland, Netherlands, Italy, Estonia, Ireland, Hungary, Georgia, Romania, Montenegro, Russia, Ukraine, Azerbaijan along with Lithuanian professionals working in the fields of law, IT, finance, business, academia, and politicians and senior civil servants gathered to discuss important cybersecurity challenges and ideas on how to make cyberspace resilient for businesses, individuals and governments across borders.
Ihsan Karayazi seized upon the power of "culinary diplomacy" to develop “Cook for Peace,” a program involving women from Armenian and Turkish backgrounds taking turns cooking and hosting each other for meals while sharing recipes and cultures.
Savannah Wooten's 10 months in Sarajevo sparked within her a deep interest in the power of policy and diplomacy to prevent, mitigate, and comprehensively respond to international conflict and mass atrocity crimes.
Since his exchange experience, Dr. Szasz utilized the knowledge and skills he gained to re-train all medical students working on breast cancer research in tissue and sample collection procedures to make the process more effective and less painful for patients.
Building from skills developed during their Global UGRAD exchanges, Viktoriya Luchka and Viktoriia Shvydchenko became the first Ukrainian Youth Delegates appointed by their government to the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly.
An alumna of Fulbright, Ms. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was recently elected as the first woman President of Croatia.
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.