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Building Interfaith Bridges: IVLP Alumnus Works Towards Religious Harmony

IVLP Alumnus from Pakistan Works Towards Religious Harmony

Creating Cross-Cultural Collaborations: YLAI and IVLP Alumnus is Connecting Guatemala with the World

How do you expand your country’s education system, design a program that decreases mental health stigmas, and provide exchange opportunities to a diverse group of youth from multiple countries? Ask Victor Juarez of Guatemala.

Pink Steps Towards a Future Without Breast Cancer

Fulbright Foreign Student alumna Nataly Naser Al Deen is leading the way towards a future without breast cancer.

Pakistani Sports Visitor and Fulbright Alumna Wins on and off the Field

Sana Mahmud is a team captain, role model, and leader for girls and youth in Pakistan. Her exchange experiences gave her the opportunity to pursue her passion for using sports to foster social change and empowerment.

Vital Voices Honors Exchange Alumnae

Two exchange alumnae are among the five women honored at the Vital Voices Global Leadership Awards held on International Women’s Day 2017.

IWOC Alumna Promotes Human Rights and Fights Prison Torture

Oynihol Bobonazarova is a pioneer of the human rights movement in Tajikistan and one of the country’s most well-known female human rights activists. Since receiving the International Women of Courage Award in 2014, she continues to fight against torture in prisons and for universal human rights.

Courageous Alumna Speaks Out for Maldivian Women

While serving as Deputy Minister of Women’s Affairs, 2012 IWOC recipient Aneesa Ahmed raised the issue of domestic violence at a time when the subject was taboo. After leaving the government, she founded the NGO “Hope for Women” and began conducting sessions on gender-based violence with students, Maldives Police Services, and other frontline workers.

Alumna Continues Fight Against Human Trafficking in Decade since IWOC

Despite false leads and death threats, 2007 International Woman of Courage Awardee Susana Trimarco de Veron uncovered evidence of trafficking networks operating in her home country of Argentina and still tirelessly works to raise awareness, change laws, and aid victims.

Apply Now for the 2017 Professional Fellows Program Alumni Impact Awards

The U.S. Department of State is pleased to announce the 2017 Professional Fellows Program Alumni Impact Award which recognizes the positive contributions made by Professional Fellows Program (PFP) alumni.

Fall 2016 Alumni Impact Award Winners Selected for the Professional Fellows Congress

The Professional Fellows Program is pleased to announce the four fall 2016 Alumni Impact Award (AIA) recipients selected in recognition of the impact they are making on their communities after participating in the Professional Fellows Program.

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