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Teachable Moments

A photo from the collection of Vivian Leskes, an American English professor and English Language Specialist who taught English in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the Russian Federation.

Vivian Leskes, an American English professor, talks about her experiences as an English Language Specialist in Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, and the Russian Federation.

International Writing Program - Video

Christopher Merrill, Director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa in Iowa City, Iowa.

Christopher Merrill, Director of the International Writing Program at the University of Iowa, explains the valuable cultural exchanges that take place each year when writers from around the world gather for a semester in Iowa City to discuss and share their craft.

High School International Student Exchange

World view from outer space.

Each year, the U.S. State Department hosts approximately 2,900 high school students from around the world.

Reflections on the Impact of the International Visitor Leadership Program - Dorothy Riddle

IVLP, Dorothy Riddle

Dorothy Riddle tells a story of how the simplest of activities can change someone's whole perspective on life and relationships.

Reflections on the Impact of the International Visitor Leadership Program - Jena Melancon

IVLP, Jena Melancon

Jena Melancon, Executive Director, Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council, talks about the visit of a group of Boy Scout Leaders to the local Boy Scout chapter, and how their interaction has had lasting community effects.

First U.S.-Japan Sports Exchange

Hillary Clinton welcomes Japanese baseball players participating in the sports exchange.

The first U.S.-Japan Sports Exchange.

Metropolitan Museum of Art: New Galleries

A worker in the new Metropolitan Museum of Art galleries that contain many works of Islamic influence.

The U.S. Department of State is proud to collaborate with the Metropolitan Museum of Art on international outreach for the "New Galleries for the Art of the Arab Lands, Turkey, Iran, Central Asia, and Later South Asia."

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar - Global Cultural Ambassador

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Cultural Ambassador to Brazil

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar is a Global Cultural Ambassador for the U.S. Department of State. He traveled to Brazil to promote education.

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