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All That Jazz

An Estonian composer and journalist, IVLP Alumna Anne Erm has worked as a music programs producer at National Radio Broadcasting since the 1970s, and has contributed to radio music programs since the late 1960s.

Rhythms of Change

Upon his return to Zimbabwe, IVLP exchange alumnus Plot Mhako collaborated with U.S. Embassy Harare on Step Up 2 HIV, a program that uses popular culture to raise awareness among youth about HIV prevention and reproductive health.

An American in Belgrade

Aaron, now a junior at the University of Alabama, speaks movingly of his experience and the profound impact the program continues to have on his personal and professional growth.

Investing in Korea

Following her transformational 2007 Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders (SUSI) program at the University of Chicago, Republic of Korea (ROK) native Chae-eun Sung refocused her professional goals and entered the world of finance.

Hope for Youth in Pakistan

As a young man in the Balochistan province of Pakistan, Jawad Ahmed Khan dreamt of furthering his studies but opportunities in the capital city of Quetta did not match his talent or ambition.

From Russia, With Innovation

Natalia, a 2010 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) exchange participant, was keen to bottle the innovative American museum experience and adapt it for Russia.

Dr. Jill Biden Joins TechWomen Mentors and Leaders to Hear Their Mentoring Stories

Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States, believes in the power of mentoring and in the power of the TechWomen program. "I love the idea of women helping other women to succeed and to soar,” she said.

MOOCs Engage Bolivian Youth on Business Strategy

Photo of MOOC participants in discussion during class

MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) engage Bolivian youth on business strategy.

Providing Training for Kuwait’s Disabled Community

In a country with few institutions dedicated to serving the needs of the disabled community, Nora Al-Othman’s organization is a deeply-appreciated rarity.

Grace Kiraguri Learns To Balance It All

In her endeavors to launch her own sports marketing firm, Grace Kiraguri of Nairobi, Kenya faced challenges that led her to discover important life lessons.

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