Results are Tagged with "Western Hemisphere"

Venezuelan Alumnus Develops App to Promote HIV Awareness and Prevention

Inspired by his International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) volunteering experiences while in the United States, Jhonatan José Rodríguez Parra applied the knowledge and insight he gained to implement new strategies for HIV education and prevention through his organization “Stop VIH” (Spanish acronym for HIV).

Generation Study Abroad Summit

From October 1-2, 2015, the U.S. Department of State will participate in the inaugural Generation Study Abroad Summit, hosted by the Institute of International Education (IIE).

Fulbright Alumna Story: The Africa We Know

Fulbright Alumna, Gessye G, produced a documentary during her Fulbright scholarship at American University called "The Africa We Know."

Institute for Design & Public Policy @ RISD

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The inaugural Summer Institute for Design and Public Policy is a partnership between the Rhode Island School of Design (RISD) and the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs. The Institute was hosted August 2-8, 2015 on the RISD campus in Providence, RI.

Wheelchair Tennis Envoy David Wagner Hits Grand Slam with Canadian Youth

David Wagner’s visit is a testament to the advancement and continued work by the State Department to provide access for all.

#ADA25 Virtual Comedy Club featuring Josh Blue

Comedian Josh Blue and Seychellois disability rights advocate and IVLP participant Naddy Zialor.

Check out a bit from comedian Josh Blue's act and hear Seychellois disability rights advocate and IVLP participant Naddy Zialor's reaction to the performance.

Comedy and Disability Breaking Down Barriers #ADA25

Judy Heumann, Special Advisor for International Disability Rights, U.S. Department of State speaks during comedy performance for the 25/40 Celebration: Celebrating the ADA 25th and VSA 40th Anniversaries.

Comedians Josh Blue and Shannon DeVido opened the 25/40 event Celebrating the ADA 25th and VSA 40th Anniversaries with a stand-up comedy performance.

P2P: Challenging Extremism

In partnership with EdVenture Partners and the U.S. Department of State, 23 Universities around the globe were invited to create digital campaigns to counter violent extremism.

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.