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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.
Laura Dupuy, Executive Director of the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy reflects on one particular participant from a group of international visitors, broadcast journalists from Iraq, and the impact that the experience had on both of their lives.
"The idea of being a leader was not in my mind [before], but now I have courage to play a role in my school. [TEA] gives us hope that we can be leaders." -Mifdal Bouchaib, from Morocco on the Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program
In the midst of the NCAA's March Madness, the U.S. Department of State's Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs announced an international sports exchange that brought 18 teenage girl athletes and 6 female coaches from all corners of the globe to Washington, D.C., and Denver, Colorado as part of the Empowering Women and Girls Through Sports Initiative.
The NSLI-Y Program is a program that helps American students study abroad to learn foreign languages that are deemed critical by the U.S. government.
As part of their efforts to empower women and girls through sports, Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton, and ESPN President, John Skipper, announced the U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program.
In partnership with USA Track and Field and the Oregon Track Club, the U.S Department of State organized a dynamic track and field program to empower women and girls.
Education-1st Hawaii partnered with USA Rugby and New Zealand Rugby Union to deliver their Game Plan Rugby Academy in Hawaii.
Partnering with the NCAA, USA Basketball, and WNBA, the U.S. Department of State led a fast-paced and exciting basketball program surrounding the events of the Women’s NCAA Final Four.
The U.S. State Department welcomed a group from the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) for the first Sports Visitor program of the new year.