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.
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.
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.
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).
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.
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.