LGBT Pride Month: The U.S. Department of State Welcomes NBA Player Jason Collins

LGBT Pride Month: The U.S. Department of State Welcomes NBA Player Jason Collins

On June 5, basketball star Jason Collins tipped off LGBT Pride Month at the U.S. Department of State by enchanting a Department audience with tales of both tough personal decisions and personal successes.

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FLEX Celebrates 21st Year

FLEX Celebrates 21st Year

The Future Leaders Exchange Program (FLEX) celebrated the end of its 21st year with approximately 168 students of this year’s 800 scholarship recipients.

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Center Stage Opens with Poor Rich Boy

Center Stage Opens with Poor Rich Boy

Pakistan's Poor Rich Boy will take the Kennedy Center stage Tuesday, June 3 as the first of seven touring ensembles and dance companies to be introduced to the American audience during month-long tours.

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Brazilian Alumni Receive Grant from Coca-Cola for Work With Afro-Brazilian Communities

Brazilian Alumni Receive Grant from Coca-Cola for Work With Afro-Brazilian Communities

Three Brazilian alumni received grants from Coca-Cola Brazil and the Coca-Cola Foundation for their work in promoting social and economic inclusion of underserved Afro-Brazilians in Brazil.

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Top 5 Ways for High School Educators to Promote Study Abroad

Top 5 Ways for High School Educators to Promote Study Abroad

Less than 10% of U.S. students study abroad, and very few of these students are in high school. Yet, studying abroad early builds global competencies such as language and cross-cultural skills, maturity, and clarity about one's post-secondary education and career. Learn how to help high school students achieve their dreams of studying abroad.

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Moroccan Alumni Caravan Hosts Art and Music Workshops for Children with Disabilities

Moroccan Alumni Caravan Hosts Art and Music Workshops for Children with Disabilities

As part of a region-wide alumni initiative focusing on persons with disabilities, the former exchange participants engaged over 230 youths through a variety of arts activities. Persons with disabilities are sometimes treated differently, but as one participant said, “We all have a disability somewhere – it is the perception that is different.”

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