138 Results Are Tagged With "United States"

Taiwan IVLP Alumna Moves the Needle on Social Enterprise

Karen Yu has always been a strong promoter of entrepreneurship, start-ups, and creating opportunities for small businesses.

Medicine, Migration, and Michigan: Gilman Alumnus Finds his Passion

How do you make a difference in this world? That question was on Hunter Zhao’s mind when he first stepped foot on the University of Michigan campus in Ann Arbor, Michigan in 2014, as a first generation college student.

Mexican IVLP Alumna is a Shining Star

We were like astronauts travelling through space and time with one single goal: science and technology education in the United States

TechWomen Experience Inspires MentorSHE Project

Jessica’s exchange experience deepened her understanding of U.S. culture, and she remains a dedicated member of the TechWomen network, sharing her experience with local Lebanese and U.S-based mentors.

Rasht Valley Superstar Committed to Social Innovation in Tajikistan

Community leader and social entrepreneur are just a few words that define Firdavs Nurov.

Teaching the American Civil Rights Movement in New Zealand

Roydon is a model alumnus. Having taken part of U.S. Department of State-funded exchange programs, he returned to New Zealand and set about sharing his experience with others by drawing links and parallels between the U.S. and New Zealand.

Three Exchange Alumni Recognized as Emerging Young Leaders

Three of the winners of the U.S. State Department’s Emerging Young Leaders Award are alumni of State Department exchange programs.

A Champion for Cancer Care in Nigeria

A champion of cancer research and better patient care, Runcie Chidebe has demonstrated to his native Nigeria the importance of volunteerism and collective action for causes that benefit society.

Alumna's Courage Continues to Create Change

Ms. Touré has championed the rights of women and girls in Mali for over two decades.

IWOC Alumna Charts Own Path of Courage

Ten years ago, Ilze Jaunalksne received the International Women of Courage award by the U.S. Department of State. We caught up with Ms. Jaunalksne to reflect on her work since receiving the IWOC.

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