65 Results Are Tagged With "International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)"
The conference focused on the themes of Online Radicalization and Community Outreach, topics inspired by a White House Summit on Countering Violent Extremism with the mayors of various U.S. cities that IVLP participants attended during their exchange experience.
Inspired by his International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) volunteering experiences while in the United States, Jhonatan José Rodríguez Parra applied the knowledge and insight he gained to implement new strategies for HIV education and prevention through his organization “Stop VIH” (Spanish acronym for HIV).
Tatyana Chabrova's IVLP experience helped hone her skills working with children with disabilities and caregivers once she returned home to Uzbekistan, where she conducts trainings and publishes books for parents of children with special needs.
In the presence of the U.S. Ambassador and about 75 IVLP and other exchange program alumni from across Chile and Latin America, Chilean Senators emphasized the importance of the IVLP and the positive effect it has had on their lives.
Fresh from his Young African Leaders Initiative experience, Alpha Bacar started Jatropha, a microfinance organization focusing on women’s empowerment, which was also the first business incubator created in Guinea.
IVLP Alumna Rubina Feroze Bhatti advocates for human rights, social justice, and community service in her home country of Pakistan.
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.
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.
An eye-opening experience in Silicon Valley with the International Visitor Leadership Program led Canadian participants Amina Gerba and Stephanie Jecrois to create the first-ever competition in Montreal for young girls interested in technology and entrepreneurship.
For the past 75 years the International Visitor Leadership Program has connected emerging leaders from around the world to the United States. Today the International Visitor Leadership Program has brought more than 200,000 people from over 190 countries to address the today’s critical issues.