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

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.

Rhythms of Change

Upon his return to Zimbabwe, IVLP exchange alumnus Plot Mhako collaborated with U.S. Embassy Harare on Step Up 2 HIV, a program that uses popular culture to raise awareness among youth about HIV prevention and reproductive health.

International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Alumna Chosen to Lead Central African Republic (CAR) as Transitional President

International Visitor Leadership (IVLP) Alumna Catherine Samba-Panza has been selected to lead Central African Republic (CAR). She is the CAR's first female president.

From Russia, With Innovation

Natalia, a 2010 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) exchange participant, was keen to bottle the innovative American museum experience and adapt it for Russia.

Providing Training for Kuwait’s Disabled Community

In a country with few institutions dedicated to serving the needs of the disabled community, Nora Al-Othman’s organization is a deeply-appreciated rarity.

Increasing Religious Tolerance in Tajikistan

A 2011 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) participant, Hotam Fayzulloev was inspired by the relationships he saw in the U.S. between people of different faiths.

Lessons in Youth Engagement from Turkey

As a cancer survivor, and passionate supporter of cancer patients, Salih Yuce’s U.S. exchange experience with the International Visitor Leadership Program has proven invaluable for his advocacy and awareness projects in Turkey.

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