Featured Alumni

An American in Belgrade

Aaron Brazelton

Student, University of Alabama
United States
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.
Youth Leadership Programs Europe and EurasiaSerbia
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Code for Bandung: Civic Engagement in the Digital Age

Pandu Kartika Putra

Student at Bandung University of Technology
Indonesia
During his 2009-2010 exchange, Pandu observed the benefit of active civic engagement in the United States.
Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Abroad East Asia and the PacificIndonesia
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Grace Kiraguri Learns To Balance It All

Grace Kiraguri

Managing Director of Icon Sports Marketing Ltd.
Kenya
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.
U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program Western HemisphereUnited States
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Paying It Forward

Grace Chirumanzu

Sports Journalist
Zimbabwe
Grace Chirumanzu, a wife, mother of two, and sports journalist from Zimbabwe, grew up loving sports—playing volleyball, cricket, and soccer while in high school.
U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program Western HemisphereUnited States
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Building a Future Through Technology

Sura Mubarak

Student
Jordan
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.
TechGirls Western HemisphereUnited States
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 Tony Blair: Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

Tony Blair

Former Prime Minister
United Kingdom
IVLP alumnus Anthony Charles Lynton Blair is a British Labour Party politician who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007.
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Western HemisphereUnited States
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Western HemisphereUnited States
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U.S.-Educated Azerbaijan Alumni Association Hosts Model U.S. Senate

Led by AAA board member and YLP alumna Samira Gasimova and FLEX alumnus Elmir Mukhtarov, the mock exercise provided an opportunity for participants to experience the U.S. legislative process while providing education and experience on how a legislative body makes laws.

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