140 Results Are Tagged With "Western Hemisphere"

Getting Down To Business in Tunisia

After participating in a 2012 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) focused on entrepreneurship and women’s issues, Leila helped establish a partnership between the Tunis Business School, where she teaches, and the World Trade Organization Chairs Programme (WCP), where she is a newly-minted Chair.

BFTF: Best Friends Together Forever

Following his exchange, Daniel helped found the Youth Ambassadors Summer Institute (YASI), a week-long program that brings together young adults and trains them to become politically active citizens and build relationships among European countries.

American Alumni Offer Warm Boston Welcome to International Visitors

More than a dozen American alumni of U.S. government-sponsored international exchange programs greeted a group of visitors from the Middle East and North Africa on the last stop of their International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).

“Rights Are Won Only by Those Who Make Their Voices Heard”

Lizeth Martínez returned to Mexico after her IVLP exchange to found Derechos Humanos Integrales en Acción, a nonprofit that fights for LGBT rights through legal advocacy.

Feeding Tanzania and Growing the East African Agricultural Sector

As CEO of the Tanzania Horticultural Association, 2012 YALI Alumna Jacqueline Mkindi works to help increase farmers’ incomes, improve food security, boost nutrition, and to grow agricultural industry to create thousands of new pre- and post-harvest jobs.

Alumna Mentors and Finances Other Women Business Leaders in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Alumna Patricia Nzolantima returned home after her exchange and started a micro finance program to help local entrepreneurs start medical supply stores.

In Zambia, Inspired by YALI to Promote Peace and Youth

2010 YALI alumnus Mundia Paul Hakoola currently serves as the Secretary General and a Co-founder of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) in Zambia. This initiative is inspired by the YALI program and seeks to provide leadership opportunities to young Zambians.

YALI Alumna Encourages Women in Zimbabwe to be Active in Their Communities

Through her organization, Zimbabwe Young Women's Network for Peace Building (ZYWNP), 2011 YALI Alumna Grace Chirenje helped mobilize 500 young women through community dialogues to register to vote in 2013 elections.

New Media: The Final Frontier

Samagan Aitymbetov returned to Kyrgyzstan after his 2010 Fulbright program to become the director of the Development of Central Asian News Service Public Foundation, which promotes digital journalism in Central Asia.

Access Student Aspires to Be the Change

Through the English Access Microscholarship Program, Walter Morales has had the opportunity to study English and U.S. culture in his country for the past two years

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