Training the Next Generation of Global Citizens

Seth Brady

High School Teacher, Naperville Central High School
United States
Since his participation in the Teachers for Global Classrooms program, Seth made it his mission to give his students in Illinois a global education to prepare them for an increasingly connected world.
Teachers for Global Classrooms East Asia and the PacificIndonesia
The New Frontier of Going Green in Vietnam

Pham Thi Thu Trang

Founder and President, Water Wise
Alumna of the month Pham Thi Thu Trang has been instrumental in mobilizing youth to raise awareness and protect the environment in her home country of Vietnam.
Youth Leadership Programs East Asia and the Pacific
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.
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Western Hemisphere
Getting Down To Business in Tunisia

Leila Baghdadi

Chairperson, World Trade Organization Chairs Programme (WCP),
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.
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Western HemisphereUnited States
BFTF: Best Friends Together Forever

Daniel Voda

Founder, Youth Ambassadors Summer Institute (YASI)
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.
Benjamin Franklin Summer Institutes Western HemisphereUnited States
“Rights Are Won Only by Those Who Make Their Voices Heard”

Lizeth Martínez

Founder, Derechos Humanos Integrales en Acción (DHIA A.C.)
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.
International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) Western HemisphereUnited States


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