2017 Finalists of the YLAI Professional Fellows Program Announced

2017 Finalists of the YLAI Professional Fellows Program Announced

This October, 250 business and social entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean will arrive in Atlanta, Georgia to kick-off their four-week Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program.

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Hidden No More: Here’s how the State Department is Empowering International Women Leaders in STEM

Hidden No More: Here’s how the State Department is Empowering International Women Leaders in STEM

The award-winning film Hidden Figures inspired viewers across the world with the true story of the courageous and talented African American women whose contributions at NASA in the 1960s significantly contributed to getting the first U.S. astronaut into orbit.

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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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