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Alumni Seminar on Social Inclusion for Economic Empowerment

The U.S. Department of State hosted a Regional Alumni Seminar Oct. 6-8, 2014 on Social Inclusion for Economic Development in Quito, Ecuador for 20 alumni of exchange programs from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

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.

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/

Investing in Korea

Following her transformational 2007 Study of the U.S. Institute for Student Leaders (SUSI) program at the University of Chicago, Republic of Korea (ROK) native Chae-eun Sung refocused her professional goals and entered the world of finance.

Dr. Jill Biden Joins TechWomen Mentors and Leaders to Hear Their Mentoring Stories

Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States, believes in the power of mentoring and in the power of the TechWomen program. "I love the idea of women helping other women to succeed and to soar,” she said.

Cashews and the Lessons of the African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program

Minata Kone, a Burkinabé alumna of the 2012 African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP), is living proof for the women and girls of Burkina Faso and all of Sub-Saharan Africa, that they can be successful international business women.

Muhammad Yunus: Nobel Peace Prize Recipient

Fulbright scholar Muhammad Yunus is a Bangladeshi banker, economist, and Nobel Peace Prize recipient.

Helping to Educate, Engage, and Empower Youth

Hosted at the University of Connecticut, Grace’s SUSI experience allowed her to examine how business techniques and entrepreneurial skills can be used to address social issues.

A New Path to Corporate Social Responsibility

Since returning to Georgia, Lia has applied her expertise in CSR in working with Ardza, a division of Georgia’s prominent Alliance Group Holding company.

Improving Lives through Innovation

John O’Loughlin Kennedy has been selected as the U.S. Department of State’s Alumni Member of the Month in recognition of his entrepreneurial and humanitarian efforts that have improved lives around the globe.

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