60 Results Are Tagged With "International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)"
Chi Hui-Jung's IVLP experience lead her to expand the reach of the Garden of Hope Foundation, a Taiwanese organization under Ms. Chi's leadership dedicated to preventing and decreasing sexual and domestic violence toward women and children, while aiming to provide a safe and friendly environment for survivors.
Mario Bajkusa and Mihajlo Delic, two International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) alumni from Croatia and Serbia respectively, helped develop and implement a project, “Integrity: It Starts with Me,” which aimed to engage Croatian and Serbian youth in the battle against corruption.
Armenian singer/songwriter Andre Simonian's IVLP experience helped springboard his idea for collaboration between Turkish and Armenian musicians, a concert series named "Melody for Harmony," to promote peace between the two nations.
The Spanish airliner Vueling has named one Airbus 320 after IVLP alumnus Mohamed El Amrani, a 23 year-old social activist, entrepreneur, and communicator from the Spanish northern town of Roses.
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 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.