65 Results Are Tagged With "International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)"

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.

Bolivian Alumni Launch Mentoring Program

More than 100 Bolivian alumni gathered for the launch of a professional mentoring program to train young leaders in the alumni community how to become effective mentors.

In Memory of Royhan Benasetya of Indonesia

Royhan Benasetya, 2011 IVLP Alumnus from Indonesia, leaves behind a legacy of a dedicated educator who strove tirelessly to better the lives of his students.

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.

Exchange Alumni Partner with Kuwait Oil Company to Support Opportunities for Disabled Individuals

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.

Suriname Alumna Elected President of Regional, Professional Association

The election of IVLP alumna Jane Winifred Smith as President of the Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL) marks the first time the organization's presidency has been occupied by Suriname.

Getting Down To Business in Tunisia

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.

“Rights Are Won Only by Those Who Make Their Voices Heard”

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.

2013 Moroccan AEIF Winner Mobilizes Entrepreneurship

Ali Aaouine, 2013 Alumni Innovation Engagement Fund (AEIF) Winner (http://alumni.state.gov/AEIF), helped launched Greenside Development Foundation (GDF) in Imouzzer-Kandar, Morocco. GDF is dedicated to empowering unemployed young adults through new enterprise creation. More info: http://greensidedevelopment.org/

All That Jazz

An Estonian composer and journalist, IVLP Alumna Anne Erm has worked as a music programs producer at National Radio Broadcasting since the 1970s, and has contributed to radio music programs since the late 1960s.

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