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Tech CEO Partners with Embassy Accra to Educate and Engage Deaf Youth

“In the age of technology, the playing field has been leveled,” says Florence Toffa, CEO of Mobile Web Ghana and Mandela Washington Fellow alumna.

YTILI Alumnus is Writing the Code for a Better Future

YTILI alumnus Christian Hirsig is using his entrepreneurial skills to open doors to the IT sector for refugees in Switzerland.

CNN Hero Credits IVLP Exchange for Broadening Her Work on Girls’ Education

Exchange alumna Abisoye Ajayi-Akinfolarin from Nigeria teaches girls how to code and inspires them to believe that the sky is the limit.

Sharing Knowledge and Experience to Build Unity, Diversity, and Respect

Dr. Shadi Khawandanah’s participation in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) inspired him to create a youth exchange program to build unity, diversity, respect, and leadership.

Pink Steps Towards a Future Without Breast Cancer

Fulbright Foreign Student alumna Nataly Naser Al Deen is leading the way towards a future without breast cancer.

Resilience in the Face of Adversity: Paraguayan Alumna Promotes Spirit of Volunteerism

Krish Caballero, a 2017 YLAI (Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative) alumna from Ciudad del Este, Paraguay, leads by example. She is a powerful influence both in her home community and abroad, inspiring thousands of youth to become change agents.

The Gift That Keeps on Giving

Meet Brendan Shultz, a Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange Scholar who studied abroad in Macedonia, and says being an #ExchangeAlumni is the "gift that keeps on giving!"

El Salvador Alumnus Engaging the Public and Changing Behavior via Social Media

In May 2018, a group of health communicators from 19 countries visited the United States for Mission Mosquito, a two-week exchange sponsored by the Bureau of Oceans and International Environmental and Scientific Affairs (OES). Read about how Carlos Pineda took what he learned during his exchange back to his home in El Salvador, and how he plans to work towards eliminating mosquito-borne diseases in the country.

Tanzanian Alumnus Spearheads Agricultural Initiatives for Maasai Community

These are just a few of the words to describe Kisioki Moitiko, a 2016 alumnus of the Mandela Washington Fellowship (MWF) for Young African Leaders.

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.

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