Citizen Diplomacy Beyond the Wall

Jeffery Wood

2015 Pickering Foreign Affairs Fellow
United States
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.
Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program East Asia and the PacificChina
National Security Language Initiative for Youth East Asia and the PacificChina
Expanding Access to MOOCs in Ukraine

Oleksii Molchanovskyi

Founder, Prometheus MOOC Platform
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.
Fulbright Program Europe and EurasiaUkraine
TechWoman Inspires Young Girls in Tunisia

Amel Ghouila

Bioinformatics Researcher
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.
TechWomen Western HemisphereUnited States
Footsteps in Paraguay

Sonia Moreira

Co-founder, Pypore
Sonia Moreira used her experiences as a Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) for Student Leaders alumna to improve the lives of the indigenous population in Paraguay and actively works to promote this exchange opportunity for others in her country.
Study of the U.S. Institutes for Student Leaders (SUSI) Western HemisphereUnited States
Helping Children Live Without Limits in Uzbekistan

Tatyana Chabrova

Trainer, Republican Center for Social Adaptation of Children
Tatyana Chabrova's IVLP experience helped hone her skills working with children with disabilities and caregivers once she returned home to Uzbekistan, where she conducts trainings and publishes books for parents of children with special needs.
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Western HemisphereUnited States
Between Here and Home: A Refugee's Story

Pamir Ehsas

CEO, Studentaksjonsen and “Brighter Tomorrow”
Pamir Ehsas is a law student, a Summer Institutes for European Student Leaders alumnus, the CEO of two NGOs, and a refugee from Afghanistan who was given a second chance in Norway.
Summer Institutes for European Student Leaders Europe and EurasiaNorway


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