37 Results Are Tagged With "South and Central Asia"

IVLP Alumnus Champions Conversation through Youth Activism in India

Arun Krishnamurthy, a passionate environmentalist, left a job at Google to found the Environmentalist Foundation of India to promote green practices and conservation among youth.

"Making it Happen" at the 2015 International Women’s Empowerment Conference in Pakistan

Over 300 exchange alumni came together in Islamabad to discuss gender equality.

IVLP Alumnus Champions Disability Rights in India

After his 2014 IVLP experience, Arman Ali continues to empower persons with disabilities through education, rehabilitation, and training services while advocating for disability rights in his home country of India to promote equality and fair treatment for all.

FLEX Alumnus promotes civic participation in Kyrgyzstan

FLEX alumnus Ignatiy Kim exemplifies the impact of cultural exchange by continuing to promote diverse perspectives and civic participation among Kyrgyz youth.

The Art of Tazhib: Alumna Showcases Islamic Cultural Heritage in Afghanistan

Youth Solidarity and English Language Program alumna Yalda Mushref hosted an exhibition of her gilded images of Arabic calligraphy at Kabul University’s Faculty of Fine Arts in December to promote the preservation of this historic Islamic art technique.

Improving Good Governance in Tajikistan

Since returning to Tajikistan, Hubert H. Humphrey alumna Ms. Gulru Azamova has become a pioneer in the promotion of good governance by improving the efficiency of local institutions and inspiring a new generation of youth with the spirit of public service.

Indian IVLP Alumna Leading Fight Against Sex-Trafficking

Dr. Sunitha Krishnan became the first Indian to receive the Nelson Mandela-Graça Machel Innovation Award, given to recognize and celebrate the achievements of civil rights activists around the world, for her extensive work helping survivors of sex-trafficking re-integrate into society.

Pakistani Alumna Combats Gender Discrimination through Human Rights Education

Pakistani alumna and social activist Sana Ejaz recently engaged 35 young students an interactive classroom discussion on human rights to raise awareness about gender-based discrimination in Pakistan.

In Gandhi’s Footsteps

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.