Alumna Continues Fight Against Human Trafficking in Decade since IWOC

Susana Trimarco de Veron

Alumni Story
Founder, Fundación María de los Ángeles
Argentina
Despite false leads and death threats, 2007 International Woman of Courage Awardee Susana Trimarco de Veron uncovered evidence of trafficking networks operating in her home country of Argentina and still tirelessly works to raise awareness, change laws, and aid victims.
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International Woman of Courage Alumna Spotlight

Mary Akrami

Alumni Story
Director/Afghan Women Skills Development Center
Afghanistan
Mary Akrami is the Director of the Afghan Women Skills Development Center, a shelter for women escaping domestic violence and forced marriages in several provinces. We caught up with Ms. Akrami to reflect on her work since receiving the IWOC award ten years ago.
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YES Alumna Wins the Outstanding Youth Delegate Award

Razan Al Aqil

Alumni Story
Diversity Recruitment Coordinator and Political Science student at Appalachian State University
North Carolina
Razan Al Aqil, an 18-year-old Saudi student and alumna of the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program, recently represented Saudi Arabia as a delegate to the 2016 United Nations Youth Assembly.
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My Exchanges Journey

Parveen Elias

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Professional Exchanges Program Manager, U.S. Embassy Dhaka
Bangladesh
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.
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FLEXing Without Limits in Kyrgyzstan

Azat Toroev

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Founder, Social School
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.
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Hungarian Alumnus Conducts Life-Saving Cancer Research

A. Marcell Szasz

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MD/PhD, Pathologist
Hungary
Since his exchange experience, Dr. Szasz utilized the knowledge and skills he gained to re-train all medical students working on breast cancer research in tissue and sample collection procedures to make the process more effective and less painful for patients.
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Alumnus of the Month

Yuri Kolesnik

Belarus

Yuri Kolesnik innovatively contributes to workforce development and sparks entrepreneurship in Belarus

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