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As a basketball administrator and coach with the Jamaica Basketball Association, Melissa Farquharson said playing sports and getting an education were her “ticket out of the inner city and into a better life.”
Since returning to Georgia, Lia has applied her expertise in CSR in working with Ardza, a division of Georgia’s prominent Alliance Group Holding company.
Applying the leadership skills she developed during her exchange, Assi has become one of the most prominent youth activists and social media leaders in Iraq.
After returning from her first IVLP experience, Campbell initiated and conducted a peer leadership after school program with a focus on helping teens resist negative peer pressure.
After returning from the program, he transformed the focus of his organization towards youth civic education and is a dynamic advocate for the issue throughout his country.
John O’Loughlin Kennedy has been selected as the U.S. Department of State’s Alumni Member of the Month in recognition of his entrepreneurial and humanitarian efforts that have improved lives around the globe.
Consolata was selected as the U.S. Department of State’s Alumni Member of the Month in recognition of her role in empowering women entrepreneurs to become part of the business network in her country and the East Africa region.
In March of 2007, the Cultural Heritage Center sponsored the first of four regional workshops on topics relating to the protection of cultural resources from looting and illicit trafficking.