U.S. Department of State to Host Series of Career Readiness Workshops for Gilman Alumni

U.S. Department of State to Host Series of Career Readiness Workshops for Gilman Alumni

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ USA Study Abroad branch will host a series of career readiness workshops for approximately 150 alumni of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program over the next two weeks.

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Alumnae as Economic Multipliers: Global Women Entrepreneurs Return to the United States

Alumnae as Economic Multipliers: Global Women Entrepreneurs Return to the United States

This week, 41 women entrepreneurs from around the world arrived in Washington, D.C. to begin their International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), “Women Entrepreneurs: Alumni as Economic Multipliers.”

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Center Stage Artists Embark on D.C. Tour

Center Stage Artists Embark on D.C. Tour

Center Stage, a cultural exchange program developed by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs in collaboration with the New England Foundation for the Arts, will bring musicians from Egypt and Ukraine to America for a nation-wide tour through December 2018.

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Martin Puryear Chosen to Represent the United States at Venice Biennale

Martin Puryear Chosen to Represent the United States at Venice Biennale

The State Department and the Madison Square Park Conservancy are excited to announce that Martin Puryear, an internationally acclaimed American artist, was selected to represent the United States at the Venice Biennale 58th International Art Exhibition in 2019.

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‘Start Strong Bauska’ Founder Connects with Counterparts on Return IVLP Exchange

‘Start Strong Bauska’ Founder Connects with Counterparts on Return IVLP Exchange

​​​​​​​Five years after her first International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) experience, Solvita Jirgensone will return to the United States as an IVLP alumna.

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2018 Finalists of the YLAI Professional Fellows Program Announced

2018 Finalists of the YLAI Professional Fellows Program Announced

This September, 250 business and social entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean will arrive in Detroit, Michigan to start the five-week Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program.

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