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Recap: White House #YSEALI Event

On Monday June 1, 2015, President Obama hosted the 2015 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Professional and Academic Fellows at the White House to discuss their role in strengthening the relationship between the U.S. and ASEAN countries.

Peace-Building in Pakistan

IVLP Alumna Rubina Feroze Bhatti advocates for human rights, social justice, and community service in her home country of Pakistan.

The Dynamic Duo from Ukraine

Building from skills developed during their Global UGRAD exchanges, Viktoriya Luchka and Viktoriia Shvydchenko became the first Ukrainian Youth Delegates appointed by their government to the 69th session of the United Nations General Assembly.

There’s Always Hope

Iraqi Youth Leaders Exchange Program alumnus Dr. Al-Nasir Bellah Al-Nasiry chose to become an emergency room physician and work for peace since his time spent as a patient after a violent attack when he was 17.

NSLI-Y alum addresses the United Nations for World Interfaith Harmony Week

Sara Rahim, a 2010 National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) alumna, delivered a keynote address to the UN about the role of interfaith cooperation for sustainable development.

IVLP Alums Launch "Technovation Challenge" to Promote Girls' STEM Studies

An eye-opening experience in Silicon Valley with the International Visitor Leadership Program led Canadian participants Amina Gerba and Stephanie Jecrois to create the first-ever competition in Montreal for young girls interested in technology and entrepreneurship.

Argentine Youth Network for Public Service

Inspired by their Youth Ambassadors exchange program, a team of Argentine alumni created REDAR (“Red Argentina”), a network of youth dedicated to volunteerism, social impact and public service.

Celebrating 75 Years of Exchange Programs

Assistant Secretary Evan Ryan highlights alumni achievements on 75th anniversary of U.S. Department of State exchange programs

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.