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Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Salvador, Brazil

 Global Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spends time in Brazil to speak with youth about the importance and power of education.

Newly appointed Global Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spends time in Brazil to speak with youth about the importance and power of education.

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Kareem Abdul-Jabbar in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Newly appointed Global Cultural Ambassador Kareem Abdul-Jabbar spends time in Brazil to speak with youth about the importance and power of education.

Lead with your heart

Shirley Harrison, Executive Director, International Visitor Center, Jackson, MS

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.

I Appreciate Your Kindness

Laura Dupuy, Executive Director of the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy

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.

Have Courage! Be a Leader

Mifdal Bouchaib: Teaching Excellence and Achievement Program

"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

Empowering Women & Girls Through Sports

Empowering Women & Girls Through Sports

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.

NSLI-Y, Language Learning with U.S. State Department

Lena learned Turkish and learned about a very different culture as a participant in the NSLI-Y program

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.

U.S. Department of State and espnW Global Sports Mentoring Program

Women Empowered by Sports

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.

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