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Chilean Senate Pays Homage to International Visitor Leadership Program

In the presence of the U.S. Ambassador and about 75 IVLP and other exchange program alumni from across Chile and Latin America, Chilean Senators emphasized the importance of the IVLP and the positive effect it has had on their lives.

Microfinancing Women’s Empowerment in Guinea

Fresh from his Young African Leaders Initiative experience, Alpha Bacar started Jatropha, a microfinance organization focusing on women’s empowerment, which was also the first business incubator created in Guinea.

LGBTI Exchange Alumni Panel

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In celebration of Pride Month, the U.S. Department of State hosted a panel discussion with international exchange alumni of three Depart of State-sponsored programs: the Fulbright Programs the Gilman Scholarship, and the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y).

American Exchange Alumni Explore International Career Options

Nearly 200 American alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs descended upon the State Department in Washington, D.C. on July 31 for the first-ever International Career-Building Seminar for U.S. Exchange Alumni.

Code for Bandung: Civic Engagement in the Digital Age

During his 2009-2010 exchange, Pandu observed the benefit of active civic engagement in the United States.

U.S. Citizen Diplomacy: Building Bridges through Exchanges

Announcing the winners of the International Exchange Alumni Citizen Diplomacy Challenge!

LGBTI Study Abroad and Exchange Alumni Voices

LGBTI Exchange Alumni Justin Hill, Molly Dwyer, and Tristan Bennett (L to R) discussed their exchange experiences.

Hear first hand from our LGBTI-identified exchange alumni about their experiences studying abroad in Russia, Turkey, and Barbados. #ExchangesAre for everyone.

Bolivian Alumni Inspire 500 Youth to Volunteer

Alumni professionals in fields including science, law, and social work mentored high school and university students during Bolivia's first ever "Inspiration Fair."

Bolivian AEIF Team Celebrates World Environment Day

The U.S. Embassy in Bolivia hosted a dinner to congratulate the Bolivian winners of the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund and to commend their efforts to raise awareness about water scarcity.

Alumni Prepare Youth with New Jobs Skills

Paraguayan Fulbright Association and the Alumni Youth Council organized two job preparedness training and networking events for 80 youth alumni.