9 Results Are Tagged With "National Security Language Initiative for Youth"

Creating a More Global World

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.

All-STAR Alumni Are Helping Refugees

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.

Citizen Diplomacy Beyond the Wall

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.

LGBTI Exchange Alumni Panel

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In celebration of Pride Month, the U.S. Department of State hosted a panel discussion with international exchange alumni of three Depart of State-sponsored programs: the Fulbright Programs the Gilman Scholarship, and the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y).

LGBTI Study Abroad and Exchange Alumni Voices

LGBTI Exchange Alumni Justin Hill, Molly Dwyer, and Tristan Bennett (L to R) discussed their exchange experiences.

Hear first hand from our LGBTI-identified exchange alumni about their experiences studying abroad in Russia, Turkey, and Barbados. #ExchangesAre for everyone.

NSLI-Y alum addresses the United Nations for World Interfaith Harmony Week

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.

NSLI-Y Alumni Learn About Digital Networking and Career 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.

Learn Arabic in Morocco!

Kalyn and Nathan hanging out with their fellow students and friends in Morocco

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.

Study Abroad, Make a Difference

Study Abroad, Make a Difference

National Security Language Initiative for Youth alumni talk about their exchange experiences.