131 Results Are Tagged With "United States"

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.

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.

YSEALI Alumna Empowers Disabled Community

Nguyen Minh Chau may be 3 feet 11 inches tall but she is a powerhouse for advocacy in disability rights in Vietnam and across the globe, promoting inclusion and empowering persons with disabilities.

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.

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.

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