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Footsteps in Paraguay

Sonia Moreira used her experiences as a Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders alumna to improve the lives of the indigenous population in Paraguay and actively works to promote this exchange opportunity for others in her country.

Venezuelan Alumnus Develops App to Promote HIV Awareness and Prevention

Inspired by his International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) volunteering experiences while in the United States, Jhonatan José Rodríguez Parra applied the knowledge and insight he gained to implement new strategies for HIV education and prevention through his organization “Stop VIH” (Spanish acronym for HIV).

Global Engagement Forum with YALI Network

On November 12, 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Eastern Time, the Global Engagement Forum Broadcast will bring together leaders and innovators from across the public, private, and social sectors to discuss how best to collaborate to move the important work of the goals from aspiration to achievement.

Gilman International Scholarship Alumna Wins Citizen Diplomacy Challenge

Since returning from her exchange in the United Arab Emirates, Tiara has become a true study abroad spokesperson, sharing dynamic photos of her exchange via social media, speaking to ten separate classrooms about her experience overseas, and used opportunities like the National Education of Women’s Leadership Conference for Women in Politics as a platform to speak on the impact of her own exchange experience.

Helping Children Live Without Limits in Uzbekistan

Tatyana Chabrova's IVLP experience helped hone her skills working with children with disabilities and caregivers once she returned home to Uzbekistan, where she conducts trainings and publishes books for parents of children with special needs.

Fall 2015 Alumni Impact Award Winners Selected for the Professional Fellows Congress

The Professional Fellows Program is pleased to announce the four Fall 2015 Alumni Impact Award (AIA) recipients selected in recognition of the impact they are making on their communities after participating in the Professional Fellows Program.

Between Here and Home: A Refugee's Story

Pamir Ehsas is a law student, a Summer Institutes for European Student Leaders alumnus, the CEO of two NGOs, and a refugee from Afghanistan who was given a second chance in Norway.

Hungarian Alumnus Conducts Life-Saving Cancer Research

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.

Salvadoran Alumni Celebrate Conclusion of AEIF IT Skills Project

Over the past year, 30 young adults received intensive training on IT-related job skills through the 2014 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) project, “Teaching IT Skills to Get Jobs.”

Fulbright Alumna Story: The Africa We Know

Fulbright Alumna, Gessye G, produced a documentary during her Fulbright scholarship at American University called "The Africa We Know."

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