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

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).

Helping Children Live Without Limits in Uzbekistan

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.

Two Exchange Alumni Receive Advancing Leaders Fellowships

World Learning awards IVLP alumna Omkolthoum Abdel Mogheith and Global UGrad alumnus Ping Ann Oung with a grant of up to $5,000 to implement a social innovation project in their community.

Chilean Senate Pays Homage to International Visitor Leadership Program

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.

Microfinancing Women’s Empowerment in Guinea

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.

Peace-Building in Pakistan

IVLP Alumna Rubina Feroze Bhatti advocates for human rights, social justice, and community service in her home country of Pakistan.

IVLP Alumnus Champions Conversation through Youth Activism in India

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.

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