On October 1, 2015, The Aspen Institute’s J. Christopher Stevens Virtual Exchange Initiative opened the first in a series of competitions to fund virtual exchanges that equip young people in the United States, the Middle East, and North Africa with the skills and aptitudes they need to gain a deeper understanding of diverse cultures and to succeed in the 21st century.
From October 1-2, 2015, the U.S. Department of State will participate in the inaugural Generation Study Abroad Summit, hosted by the Institute of International Education (IIE).
David Wagner’s visit is a testament to the advancement and continued work by the State Department to provide access for all.
Over 100 students and scholars from 49 countries convened at the U.S. Department of State to display elements of their cultural heritage.
The State Department honors individuals from around the world who have devoted their lives to the fight to end modern slavery.
Twenty undergraduate students at American University’s School of International Service designed and piloted their own virtual exchanges with students from Brazil, the Czech Republic, India, Japan, Kenya and Morocco.