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IVLP Alumna Takes a Stand Against Gender-based Violence

A year after her IVLP, Daniela has connected her two passions—empowering women and advocating for their security and respect for their human rights—by founding and registering the NGO “Soy Mujer” (I am a Woman).

Increasing Access to Emergency Services in Sri Lanka

Since returning to Sri Lanka after his Fulbright program, Chamara has become an active alumni member who leads by example and continues to volunteer his time, knowledge, and resources to communities, NGOs, and government institutions that are in need of his expertise on emergency medical techniques and disaster management.

Citizen Diplomacy Beyond the Wall

When Jeffrey Wood first traveled to China from Washington, D.C. as a high school student, he could not have imagined that his study abroad journey would lead to an interview with First Lady Michelle Obama.

My Exchanges Journey

Fulbright alumna Parveen Elias shares her journey from Bangladeshi academia to her exchange in the U.S. to her working with the Embassy back in her home country.

Expanding Access to MOOCs in Ukraine

Inspired by the online classes he observed during his Fulbright exchange at Georgia Tech in 2013, Oleksii Molchanovskyi founded Prometheus the first homegrown Massive Online Open Course (MOOC) platform in Ukraine.

2016 Professional Fellows Program Alumni Impact Awards

Professional Fellows Program alumni: apply now to win an Alumni Impact Award and participate in the 2016 Professional Fellows Congresses!

Secretary Kerry's New Year's Greeting to Alumni

U.S. Secretary of State's New Year's address to International Exchange Alumni.

TechWoman Inspires Young Girls in Tunisia

Upon her return to Tunisia after the TechWomen exchange program, Amel Ghouila paid the experience forward by mentoring young girls in the international Technovation competition and continues to promote STEM education in her community.

FLEXing Without Limits in Kyrgyzstan

FLEX alumnus Azat Toroev makes certain that girls and persons with disabilities are not hindered by institutional and societal barriers in his home country of Kyrgyzstan.

Paraguayan AEIF Project Concludes with Fourth Science Fair

Each consecutive fair grew in popularity becoming “big tent” events with participants like Amnesty International, local robotics clubs, one computer per child and a local NGO that uses 3D printing to offer affordable prosthetic hands to amputees. The fourth and final of the season attracting well over 8,000 to the main square of farming hub Colonel Oviedo.

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