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Results are Tagged with "Western Hemisphere"

Fulbright U.S. Student Connects With At-Risk Youth in Rio de Janeiro Through Boxing

In Rio de Janeiro, Nicholas studied Sociology at Pontifica Universidad Catholica Do Rio De Janerio (PUC-Río) during the day and spent his evenings at the gym, volunteering with children, learning and experiencing the different cultures in Brazil from the classrooms to the inner city.

Dr. Jill Biden Joins TechWomen Mentors and Leaders to Hear Their Mentoring Stories

Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States, believes in the power of mentoring and in the power of the TechWomen program. "I love the idea of women helping other women to succeed and to soar,” she said.

MOOCs Engage Bolivian Youth on Business Strategy

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MOOCs (Massive Open Online Courses) engage Bolivian youth on business strategy.

Fulbright in Latin America-Our Neighbors, Our Family

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Fulbright in Latin America—Our Neighbors, Our Family: The Role of Educational Exchange in Regional Advancement. Listen to the dynamic discussion about the impact and implications of educational exchange with Latin America

Museum Representatives from Around the World Convene for Museums Connect Colloquium

10 American museums met their overseas counterparts in Washington, D.C. during the 2013 Museums Connect Colloquium.

Hosting Exchanges for 30 Years, and Still Learning

"My hope is to remain involved with the IVLP program until I can no longer do so, as it has – and continues to be – an extraordinary gift in my life.”

Grace Kiraguri Learns To Balance It All

In her endeavors to launch her own sports marketing firm, Grace Kiraguri of Nairobi, Kenya faced challenges that led her to discover important life lessons.

Women's Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas)

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The Women's Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas) initiative and exchange increases women's economic participation and addresses the key barriers women confront when starting and growing small and medium enterprises. WEAmericas also includes a yearly follow-on component funded by the private sector and held in locations throughout Latin or South America.

Fulbright Foreign Student Alumna Introduces First Seeing-Eye Dog to Mongolia

As a student in Mongolia, Uyanga Erdenbold did not have the same opportunity to read books as her fellow students did until she reached college.

Paying It Forward

Grace Chirumanzu, a wife, mother of two, and sports journalist from Zimbabwe, grew up loving sports—playing volleyball, cricket, and soccer while in high school.

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