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The 259th quarterly meeting of the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (FFSB) took place in Chicago, Illinois, May 5-7, 2013.
EMPOWER participants work together to promote disability rights.
From March 17 to 29, ECA led an action-packed basketball program with 12 Indonesian teenage basketball players—six boys and six girls—and two coaches.
Watch the video of The Fulbright Experience: Reaching Out to All People with Disabilities .
Organized to coincide with the World Baseball Classics, ECA had a Sports Visitor program for baseball and softball youth coaches from March 1 to 11, 2013.
The Empowering Women and Girls through Sports Initiative’s 2013 calendar tipped off with the Senegal Sports Visitor basketball program.
ECA hosted 14 teenage athletes—seven boys and seven girls—and two coaches from Brazil in the U.S. for a basketball exchange from February 6 to 18, 2013.
Under the State Department’s Empowering Women and Girls through Sports Initiative, the Gulf Nations Volleyball Visitor Program brought 10 female volleyball coaches from Bahrain, Oman, Qatar, and Yemen to the U.S. for activities focused on the development of sports programs for women and girls.
Every year, the State Department brings almost 2,000 high school students from almost 50 countries to live with an American host family and go to high school for a year.
Shirley Harrison, Executive Director of the International Visitor Center of Jackson, Mississippi, talks about her experience with IVLP and the importance of people-to-people exchanges.