138 Results Are Tagged With "Western Hemisphere"
Daniel Voda, a 2010 BFTF Alumnus from Moldova, reflects on his experience at the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute.
When Reham Al-Eryani applied to the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program she was motivated by a desire to experience American culture first-hand.
Dr. Chariar has developed a low cost waterless toilet—a massively innovative solution to India’s massive sanitation problem.
A 2011 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) participant, Hotam Fayzulloev was inspired by the relationships he saw in the U.S. between people of different faiths.
Sura Mubarak is a true TechGirl—developing a robotics project to help people with hand disabilities control a computer and starting a volunteering organization. Sura knew that in order to pursue her love of robotics, a trip to the United States was in her future.
As a cancer survivor, and passionate supporter of cancer patients, Salih Yuce’s U.S. exchange experience with the International Visitor Leadership Program has proven invaluable for his advocacy and awareness projects in Turkey.
Minata Kone, a Burkinabé alumna of the 2012 African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP), is living proof for the women and girls of Burkina Faso and all of Sub-Saharan Africa, that they can be successful international business women.
On May 16, 2013, former President of Suriname Ronald Venetiaan and fellow alumni shared stories from their exchange experiences and pledged to organize future alumni events.
Professor Paul Heck of Georgetown University’s Department of Theology, is a 2008 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program alumnus who lectured in Arabic on the role of religion in the United States at Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco.
HEARTBEAT is a group of young Israeli and Palestinian musicians who work together to build mutual understanding and transform conflict through the power of music. Founded in 2007 by Aaron Shneyer during his Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship, HEARTBEAT is centered on the idea of music as a force of cultural change.