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Inspired by her exchange experience in Morocco, Elise founded and serves as the president of the Arabic Culture club at her high school, where she shares Arabic language and culture with her classmates.
After studying Arabic in Morocco as a National Security Language Initiative (NSLI-Y) student, Adam Sella gained far more than impressive language skills. While abroad he spent time with fellow NSLI-Y scholars who worked with refugees in their hometowns, and began learning about the growing global refugee crisis.
When Jeffrey Wood first traveled to China from Washington, D.C. as a high school student, he could not have imagined that his study abroad journey would lead to an interview with First Lady Michelle Obama.
Hear first hand from our LGBTI-identified exchange alumni about their experiences studying abroad in Russia, Turkey, and Barbados. #ExchangesAre for everyone.
Sara Rahim, a 2010 National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) alumna, delivered a keynote address to the UN about the role of interfaith cooperation for sustainable development.
Panel guests at the event included Assistant Secretary of State Evan Ryan who encouraged alumni to continue their language learning and consider a career with the Department of State.
Kalyn and Nathan, National Security Language Initiative for Youth students in Marrakech, Morocco, describe how their experiences learning Arabic in the classroom, speaking with locals in the country's native language, and making personal connections with the people they meet have positively impacted and enriched their lives.
National Security Language Initiative for Youth alumni talk about their exchange experiences.