J-1 Participants Experience Volunteerism in U.S. Communities

J-1 Participants Experience Volunteerism in U.S. Communities

The State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsors J Day, a nationwide event held every August that connects J-1 visa students and professionals with their local communities.

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New Program Empowers Youth and Underserved Groups to Preserve Cultural Heritage

New Program Empowers Youth and Underserved Groups to Preserve Cultural Heritage

Six new cultural heritage projects have been selected by the U.S. Department of State and World Learning to receive funding as part of the inaugural Communities Connecting HeritageSM exchange program (CCH).

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Chilean IVLP Alumna Reconnects with American Counterparts

Chilean IVLP Alumna Reconnects with American Counterparts

Five years after her International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) experience, Geraldine Mlynarz, a Chilean biotech CEO and entrepreneur, will share with her American counterparts the impact that her IVLP experience had on promoting women’s entrepreneurship in Chile and the region.

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Nigerian IVLP Alumna Reconnects with American Counterparts

Nigerian IVLP Alumna Reconnects with American Counterparts

Eleven years after her International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) experience, Chigozie “Gozie” Udemezue, a Nigerian social justice lawyer, will return to the United States to reconnect with her American counterparts and showcase her contributions to Nigeria.

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Hundreds of International Educators Attend the Annual EducationUSA Forum

Hundreds of International Educators Attend the Annual EducationUSA Forum

The annual EducationUSA Forum attracts representatives of accredited U.S. colleges and universities seeking to recruit and support international students and internationalize the American higher education sector.

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Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting July 19-20

Cultural Property Advisory Committee Meeting July 19-20

The Cultural Property Advisory Committee will meet July 19-20 to review Libya’s request for U.S. import restrictions on Libyan archaeological and ethnological material.

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