140 Results Are Tagged With "Western Hemisphere"

Alumni Sow Environmental Awareness in Northern Peru

AEIF 2014 winners collaborate with local university, government, an NGO, and groups of children to help promote sustainability and clean up nearby beaches.

Creating Affordable 3D Prosthetics in Argentina

National Youth Science Camp alumnus Gino Tubaro helps people with disabilities through his innovative work with 3D-printed prosthetics, works on labor initiatives for workers with disabilities in his home country Argentina, and volunteers with youth STEM camps.

Improving Good Governance in Tajikistan

Since returning to Tajikistan, Hubert H. Humphrey alumna Ms. Gulru Azamova has become a pioneer in the promotion of good governance by improving the efficiency of local institutions and inspiring a new generation of youth with the spirit of public service.

2015 Professional Fellows Program Alumni Impact Awards

Apply now for the Professional Fellows Program Alumni Impact Award for a chance to be honored during this year's Professional Fellows Congresses in Washington, DC.

White House Travel Bloggers Summit #StudyAbroadBecause

Screen shot from the video reads, "Help strengthen the study abroad generation."

The National Security Council hosted a summit in December with 100 of the most influential travel bloggers and digital media outlets at The White House to highlight current U.S. Government initiatives and new strategies for encouraging American students to study, volunteer, and work abroad.

Discussing Educational Reform in Iceland

Inspired by her participation in the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship this past summer, Unnur Larusdottir demonstrated her leadership capabilities by organizing a conference on education in her home country, Iceland. Over 200 guests attended the conference, including students, leaders from local universities, journalists, and high ranking members of Parliament.

48 Exchange Alumni Sworn In to 114th U.S. Congress

Six alumni of the American Council of Young Political Leaders program were sworn in as new members of the 114th Congress on January 3rd.

Finding Meaning on the Other Side of the World

After unexpectedly losing her husband of 28 years, Michigan Technical University Director of News & Media Relations Jennifer Donovan found a way to reinvent herself through participation in a Fulbright Specialist Program in communications, opening the door to explore a new part of the world "from the inside."

Spreading Global Understanding from the Middle East to New Mexico

National Security Language Initiative for Youth alumnus CJ Aragon organizes educational sessions and arts events to promote understanding of Islamic culture in his Albuquerque, NM hometown, inspiring more local youth to sign up for the Middle East exchange program.

Alumna Teaches Palestinian, Israeli Identity Through the Arts

Betsey Coleman documents and explores cultural identities through art on a website she created after her four-month Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching exchange in the Middle East during 2012 to promote understanding and empathy.

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