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In an effort to combat youth unemployment in Oman, a Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) alumnus co-created an online platform that matches trainees with donors offering business training and job opportunities to help students and recent graduates receive the training and experience they need to obtain good jobs.
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.
Iraqi alumni and the U.S. Embassy in Iraq held special events and seminars to celebrate the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence.
Saudi IVLP alumnus Dr. Shadi Khawandanah was recently honored by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud when he received the King Khalid Award for Responsible Competitiveness for Outstanding Performance in Development and Social Responsibility projects.
The first-ever national Iraqi Alumni Association, launched in January 2015, has successfully re-energized and engaged the Iraqi alumni community of over 6,000 alumni in a mere eight months.
Eleanor Jones, one of the U.S. Students involved in the Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) at St. Mary's college in 2014, talks about her experience helping women from Jordan develop SheCab; a woman owned cab company in Jordan.
Iraqi Youth Leaders Exchange Program alumnus Dr. Al-Nasir Bellah Al-Nasiry chose to become an emergency room physician and work for peace since his time spent as a patient after a violent attack when he was 17.
Exchange alumni Nora Al-Othman and Abdul Aziz Al-Mutairi pair partnered with Training Gate International (TG-I), a leading organization in assessing the needs of the disabled community in Kuwait, to organize a forum on disability issues in Ahmadi, Kuwait.
As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Farhed worked with Temple University's Dialogue Institute on the 2008 Fulbright Interfaith Community Action Program to bring together ten religious leaders, scholars, and community leaders from Saudi Arabia, India, Israel, Indonesia, Pakistan, France, Malaysia, Lebanon, England, and Burkina Faso.
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.