In Gandhi’s Footsteps

Biplab Ketan Paul

Innovative Farmer
South and Central Asia
Biplab Ketan Paul of India, a 2004 IVLP alumnus, developed an innovative farming method for harvesting storm water to help farmers maintain a healthy supply of water in dry months and reduce the salt content in the soil.
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Getting Down To Business in Tunisia

Leila Baghdadi

Chairperson, World Trade Organization Chairs Programme (WCP),
Tunisia
After participating in a 2012 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) focused on entrepreneurship and women’s issues, Leila helped establish a partnership between the Tunis Business School, where she teaches, and the World Trade Organization Chairs Programme (WCP), where she is a newly-minted Chair.
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BFTF: Best Friends Together Forever

Daniel Voda

Founder, Youth Ambassadors Summer Institute (YASI)
Moldova
Following his exchange, Daniel helped found the Youth Ambassadors Summer Institute (YASI), a week-long program that brings together young adults and trains them to become politically active citizens and build relationships among European countries.
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“Rights Are Won Only by Those Who Make Their Voices Heard”

Lizeth Martínez

Founder, Derechos Humanos Integrales en Acción (DHIA A.C.)
Mexico
Lizeth Martínez returned to Mexico after her IVLP exchange to found Derechos Humanos Integrales en Acción, a nonprofit that fights for LGBT rights through legal advocacy.
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New Media: The Final Frontier

Samagan Aitymbetov

Director, Development of Central Asian News Service Public Foundation
Kyrgyzstan
Samagan Aitymbetov returned to Kyrgyzstan after his 2010 Fulbright program to become the director of the Development of Central Asian News Service Public Foundation, which promotes digital journalism in Central Asia.
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All That Jazz

Anne Erm

Artistic Director, Jaazkar Festival
Estonia
An Estonian composer and journalist, IVLP Alumna Anne Erm has worked as a music programs producer at National Radio Broadcasting since the 1970s, and has contributed to radio music programs since the late 1960s.
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