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Shaping the Future of the Kyrgyz Republic

Nadia Pak, a Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) Program alumna from the Kyrgyz Republic, is working with other FLEX alumni to mobilize Kyrgyzstani youth to be more active citizens.

Human Rights Clubs in Rwanda (Youth Leadership Program)

After returning home from her exchange program on human rights in the United States, Sharon worked with 21 other Rwandan exchange alumni students and educators to launch high school human rights clubs throughout Rwanda.

U.S. Student Uses ‘Gangnam Style’ to Depict Daily Life in China

Comedians spend much of their time learning jokes, rehearsing lines and practicing delivery. For Fulbright U.S. Student Jesse Appell, however, the first step isn’t about the lines – it’s about being proficient in Chinese.

Lead With Your Heart

Photo of Shirley Harrison, Executive Director of the International Visitor Center of Jackson, Mississippi

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.

Arabic Program Expands Dental Career Dream

Shadowing a Moroccan dentist showed me that so many more people in the world need dental help.

Home Host Exceeds Expectations as a Citizen Diplomat

Over the past 11 years, International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) participants from all around the world have walked through Anita Bevan’s front doors. Anita lives by a quote displayed in her Reno, Nevada home, “May all who enter as guests leave as friends.”

Reading Connects Communities in the U.S. and Macedonia

As a Fulbrighter Jennifer lived in Macedonia from September 2011 to July 2012-- helping to teach English and American culture in a number of classes at South East European University in Tetovo, as well as developing two of her own courses. In her spare time, Jennifer started an English club, in partnership with Read Across America, at the American Corner in Tetovo for young Macedonians.

Chinese Hospital Stay Inspires Children’s Story

Erik never expected that his stay in a local hospital would inspire him to write and illustrate a children's book.

A Progressive Teacher for Uzbekistan

Feruza Masharipova shares the knowledge, skills, and experience she has gained from her exchange programs with teachers and students in Uzbekistan.

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