United States Expands Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative

United States Expands Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative

President Obama announced the expansion of YSEALI, the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative he first launched in 2013, to bring 500 exceptional young leaders from ASEAN countries.

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 U.S. Visit Spurs New International Women’s Initiative

U.S. Visit Spurs New International Women’s Initiative

The Education and Activism for Young Women project brought 19 men and women from around the world to explore the benefits and challenges of developing women’s leadership skills in American civil society.

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Colloquium Connects Museum Representatives from Around the World

Colloquium Connects Museum Representatives from Around the World

From September 29 – October 1, 2014, representatives from nine American museums met with their overseas counterparts in Washington, D.C. during the 2014 Museums Connect Colloquium.

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A Global Match: American Mentors Empower Women Leaders in Sports

A Global Match: American Mentors Empower Women Leaders in Sports

The Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP) continues to pair emerging women leaders from around the world with women sports executives as the flagship component of State Department’s Empowering Women and Girls through Sports initiative.

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Alumni Seminar on Social Inclusion for Economic Empowerment

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.

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Exchange Examines the Culture of Service in the United States

Exchange Examines the Culture of Service in the United States

State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsored a multi-regional project through its International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to examine the impact of volunteerism on the volunteers themselves and the communities they serve.

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