69 Results Are Tagged With "International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)"
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.
After his 2014 IVLP experience, Arman Ali continues to empower persons with disabilities through education, rehabilitation, and training services while advocating for disability rights in his home country of India to promote equality and fair treatment for all.
An eye-opening experience in Silicon Valley with the International Visitor Leadership Program led Canadian participants Amina Gerba and Stephanie Jecrois to create the first-ever competition in Montreal for young girls interested in technology and entrepreneurship.
For the past 75 years the International Visitor Leadership Program has connected emerging leaders from around the world to the United States. Today the International Visitor Leadership Program has brought more than 200,000 people from over 190 countries to address the today’s critical issues.
Dr. Sunitha Krishnan became the first Indian to receive the Nelson Mandela-Graça Machel Innovation Award, given to recognize and celebrate the achievements of civil rights activists around the world, for her extensive work helping survivors of sex-trafficking re-integrate into society.
More than 100 Bolivian alumni gathered for the launch of a professional mentoring program to train young leaders in the alumni community how to become effective mentors.
Royhan Benasetya, 2011 IVLP Alumnus from Indonesia, leaves behind a legacy of a dedicated educator who strove tirelessly to better the lives of his students.
Biplab Ketan Paul of India, a 2004 IVLP alumnus, developed an innovative farming method for harvesting storm water to help farmers maintain a healthy supply of water in dry months and reduce the salt content in the soil.
Exchange alumni Nora Al-Othman and Abdul Aziz Al-Mutairi pair partnered with Training Gate International (TG-I), a leading organization in assessing the needs of the disabled community in Kuwait, to organize a forum on disability issues in Ahmadi, Kuwait.
The election of IVLP alumna Jane Winifred Smith as President of the Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL) marks the first time the organization's presidency has been occupied by Suriname.