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

Standing Up for New Zealand’s Marginalized Communities

As a participant in the 2011 Community Activism and Minority Rights International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), Reverend Uesifili Unasa of New Zealand was invited to stand on the exact spot at the Lincoln Memorial where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his famous 1963 ‘I Have a Dream’ speech.

The Spirit of Volunteerism in Zambia

During his time in the United States as a participant in the International Visitor Leadership Program, Mark Chilongu of Lusaka, Zambia was struck by the way in which Americans shared their time and resources to care for the poor.

The Confidence to Lead: Lilia Sevastyanova

The Confidence to Lead: Lilia Sevastyanova

Kenya on My Mind: An Interview with Mayor Heidi Davison

Maasai women and children greet American visitors.

In September 2008, eight American women traveled to Kenya to develop empowerment networks with Maasai women.

International Visitor Leadership Program 70th Anniversary in 2011

IVLP participants

In 2011, the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) celebrated its 70th birthday as the U.S. Department of State's premier professional exchange program.

Tony Blair: Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

IVLP alumnus Anthony Charles Lynton Blair is a British Labour Party politician who served as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom from 1997 to 2007.

Gordon Brown: Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

IVLP alumnus James Gordon Brown is a British Labour Party politician who was the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom and Leader of the Labour Party from 2007 to 2010.

Infrastructure and Economic Development for Turkey

Lokman participated in the program during his first term as mayor of Kazan, a district of Ankara, on the theme of Municipal Governance and Intergovernmental Relations in the U.S. in 2006.

Malawi Permaculture

Cornfields hold the promise of continued sustainable development in the Republic of Malawi, Africa.

International Visitor Leadership Program alumna Betty Chinyamuyamu describes a sustainable development project that she worked on in her home county of Malawi.

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund 2012 and the 2011 Winners

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF)

Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Ann Stock encouraged ECA Alumni to sign up for the 2012 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF).

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