Footsteps in Paraguay

Sonia Moreira

Co-founder, Pypore
Paraguay
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
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Helping Children Live Without Limits in Uzbekistan

Tatyana Chabrova

Trainer, Republican Center for Social Adaptation of Children
Uzbekistan
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
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Between Here and Home: A Refugee's Story

Pamir Ehsas

CEO, Studentaksjonsen and “Brighter Tomorrow”
Norway
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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Microfinancing Women’s Empowerment in Guinea

Alpha Bacar Barry

Founder, Jatropha
Guinea
Fresh from his Young African Leaders Initiative experience, Alpha Bacar started Jatropha, a microfinance organization focusing on women’s empowerment, which was also the first business incubator created in Guinea.
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Western HemisphereUnited States
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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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Peace-Building in Pakistan

Rubina Feroze Bhatti

General Secretary, Taangh Wasaib Organization
Pakistan
IVLP Alumna Rubina Feroze Bhatti advocates for human rights, social justice, and community service in her home country of Pakistan.
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Western HemisphereUnited States
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