Discussing Educational Reform in Iceland

Unnur Lárusdóttir

Organizer, Conference on Changes in Iceland's Secondary Education
Inspired by her participation in the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship this past summer, Unnur Larusdottir demonstrated her leadership capabilities by organizing a conference on education in her home country, Iceland. Over 200 guests attended the conference, including students, leaders from local universities, journalists, and high ranking members of Parliament.
Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellowship Western HemisphereUnited States
Join Hands to Drive Ebola Out

Joe Bangura

Head of Corporate Affairs, Africell
Sierra Leone
2010 Hubert H. Humphrey alumnus Joe Bangura uses his status as a national radio personality to provide information and motivation to his wide audience in Sierra Leone to fight against the spread of Ebola. Joe's business and leadership experience combined with his entrepreneurial spirit also drives micro-finance ventures for several small- and medium-sized companies in his home country.
Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program Western HemisphereUnited States
Training the Next Generation of Global Citizens

Seth Brady

High School Teacher, Naperville Central High School
United States (Illinois)
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


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