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Recap: White House #YSEALI Event

On Monday June 1, 2015, President Obama hosted the 2015 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Professional and Academic Fellows at the White House to discuss their role in strengthening the relationship between the U.S. and ASEAN countries.

Fulbright on board The Millennial Trains Project

Fulbright Millennial Trains Project participant, Rodrigo

The Millennial Trains Project (MTP) leads crowd-funded transcontinental train journeys for diverse groups of young innovators to explore America's new frontiers.

Connecting Cultures to Combat Climate Change

A recent Museums Connect exchange brought students and museum professionals from Mongolia together with contemporaries in the U.S. to gain deeper understanding of climate change around the world.

White House Travel Bloggers Summit #StudyAbroadBecause

Screen shot from the video reads, "Help strengthen the study abroad generation."

The National Security Council hosted a summit in December with 100 of the most influential travel bloggers and digital media outlets at The White House to highlight current U.S. Government initiatives and new strategies for encouraging American students to study, volunteer, and work abroad.

The Power of the Pen: Garang John, Edward R. Murrow Participant

Garrang John of South Sudan, a journalist on the Edward R. Murrow exchange program.

Garang John of South Sudan shares his personal story as a journalist on the Edward R. Murrow exchange program.

Museums Connect: Raising Disability Awareness in New York and Spain

The emPOWER Parents program through Museums Connect linked up parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder from Queens, NY and Madrid, Spain to provide support and resources.

Watch how Museums Connect's emPOWER Parents program created a cross-cultural network for parents of children with an autism spectrum disorder between Queens, NY and Madrid, Spain to provide support and resources.

African Disability Rights Advocates

From the moment Musa Zulu of South Africa stepped off of the airplane at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C., the level of accessibility impressed him, including the lifts installed on public buses. He also noted how in South Africa, traditionally the government and non-profit actors are the primary advocates for the rights of disabled people. He said it is evident that in the United States, the private sector has embraced disability rights.

Humphrey Fellows Discuss Climate Change

Over 170 Humphrey Fellows from 98 countries convened to discuss climate change at the Global Leadership Forum.

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