139 Results Are Tagged With "United States"

Hope for Youth in Pakistan

As a young man in the Balochistan province of Pakistan, Jawad Ahmed Khan dreamt of furthering his studies but opportunities in the capital city of Quetta did not match his talent or ambition.

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.

Dr. Jill Biden Joins TechWomen Mentors and Leaders to Hear Their Mentoring Stories

Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States, believes in the power of mentoring and in the power of the TechWomen program. "I love the idea of women helping other women to succeed and to soar,” she said.

Providing Training for Kuwait’s Disabled Community

In a country with few institutions dedicated to serving the needs of the disabled community, Nora Al-Othman’s organization is a deeply-appreciated rarity.

Grace Kiraguri Learns To Balance It All

In her endeavors to launch her own sports marketing firm, Grace Kiraguri of Nairobi, Kenya faced challenges that led her to discover important life lessons.

Paying It Forward

Grace Chirumanzu, a wife, mother of two, and sports journalist from Zimbabwe, grew up loving sports—playing volleyball, cricket, and soccer while in high school.

Increasing Access to Education in Northern Brazil

In a remote community in Brazil’s northern region of Roraima, Wanderson Jackson is a dynamic and respected leader uniquely positioned to inspire youth in his community.

Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute Alumnus Reflects on His Fellowship

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Daniel Voda, a 2010 BFTF Alumnus from Moldova, reflects on his experience at the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute.

Inspired to Volunteer and Motivated to Change

When Reham Al-Eryani applied to the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program she was motivated by a desire to experience American culture first-hand.

Sustaining a Healthy Future for India

Dr. Chariar has developed a low cost waterless toilet—a massively innovative solution to India’s massive sanitation problem.

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