Raising Disability Awareness in Venezuela

Juan Angel De Gouveia

President, Consorven (National Confederation for the Deaf)
Venezuela
Since returning home to Venezuela after his IVLP exchange, Juan Angel has worked tirelessly to promote disability awareness as well as design and implement workshops aimed at training human rights promoters.
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) United States Western HemisphereVenezuela
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Peacebuilding in Côte d'Ivoire

Kouadjo Hilaire

Associate Professor, University of Cocody, Abidjan
California
After his Fulbright exchange, Dr. Kouadjo Hilaire dove head-first into peace-building and promoting education in his home country of Cote d'Ivoire.
Fulbright Program Côte d'Ivoire Western HemisphereUnited StatesCalifornia
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Alumnus Helps German Students Connect Communities with Refugees

Joshua Kriesmann

Founder, Schüler Treffen Flüchtlinge e.V. (Students Meet Refugees NGO)
Oklahoma
German CBYX alumnus Joshua Kriesmann truly embraces what it means to be a global citizen, making it his mission to foster greater cultural understanding in what can sometimes feel like an increasingly divisive world.
Congress-Bundestag Youth Exchange Germany Western HemisphereUnited StatesOklahoma
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FLEX City Representative Strengthens Alumni Community

Azat Toroev

FLEX City Representative
Colorado
Azat’s FLEX exchange experience taught him that simple, person-to-person interactions are the best way to promote mutual understanding between people of different communities.
Future Leaders Exchange Kyrgyzstan Western HemisphereUnited StatesColorado
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Exchanges Link Cultures and Ideas

Leah Goodridge

Supervising Attorney, MFY Legal Services
United States
Leah Goodridge's Gilman Scholarship program helped inspire her focus on vulnerable populations, leading to her establishing a nonprofit organization in the Dominican Republic and working to provide legal help for underserved community members in New York City.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program United Kingdom Western HemisphereUnited States
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A Garden of Hope in Taiwan

Chi Hui-Jung

CEO, Garden of Hope Foundation
Taiwan
Chi Hui-Jung's IVLP experience lead her to expand the reach of the Garden of Hope Foundation, a Taiwanese organization under Ms. Chi's leadership dedicated to preventing and decreasing sexual and domestic violence toward women and children, while aiming to provide a safe and friendly environment for survivors.
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Taiwan Western HemisphereUnited States
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