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

Raising Disability Awareness in Venezuela

Since returning home to Venezuela after his IVLP exchange, Juan Angel has worked tirelessly to promote disability awareness as well as design and implement workshops aimed at training human rights promoters.

The 2016 Our Ocean, One Future Leadership Conference

The two-day conference focused on the principal issues facing our ocean, namely marine protected areas, sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, and climate-related impacts on the ocean.

IVLP Alumna Becomes Milan's First Muslim Councilwoman

Years of advocacy for integration and women's rights establishes Sumaya Abdel Qader as a dynamic and diverse leader.

A Garden of Hope in Taiwan

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.

Alumni Lead Anti-Corruption Program in Croatia and Serbia

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.

Promoting Peace through the Unifying Power of Music

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.

Airplane Named After IVLP Alumnus

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.

IVLP Alumnus Honored by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

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.

IVLP Alumnae Leading the Counter Terrorism Charge in Europe

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.

Venezuelan Alumnus Develops App to Promote HIV Awareness and Prevention

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).

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