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Building India’s Environmental Awareness

Pursuing her passion for nature, Dr. Shubhalaxmi participated in two U.S. Department of State exchange programs.

Basketball and Bilingualism Make for an All Star Exchange

When Marcos Henrique arrived to the U.S. for the Brazil Basketball All Star Sports Visitor Program, he hit the ground running.

Creating a More Peaceful World Through Youth and Music Programs

Yakir Englander, a Fulbright-Yitzhak Rabin Scholar, is on a mission for peace.

TechGirls: Lara’s Story

“I have a responsibility to take care of those who are less fortunate and to make a difference in their life,” says Lara Kasbari after completing the four week U.S. State Department TechGirls program.

TechGirls: Fatma’s Story

Before Fatma began her three week TechGirls exchange program in the United States, she had yet to venture outside of her “tiny slice of life in Yemen.”

Disability is Diversity: Dr. Christie L. Gilson Shares her Story

"Just because you have a disability does not mean you can't do an exchange program," says Dr. Christie Gilson. Read more about how an exchange program is an opportunity for anyone.

Experience America through a High School Exchange

Youth exchange participant and host family.

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.

A New Generation of FLEX Arrives in the United States

My mother was telling me stories about her exchange year since I was 11 years old. She encouraged me to come to the United States.

The Many Faces and Facets of Music

Folk music artist Cathy Fink, along with bandmates Marcy Marxer and Barbara Lamb, embarked on a multi-country tour with American Music Abroad in hopes of sharing their Appalachian style of music with foreign audiences.

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