“The U.S. Department of State and all those touched by the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) program mourn the passing of the great Senator Richard Lugar.
Stevens Initiative
Today, the Stevens Initiative, sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, announced six new grants to schools and organizations to implement virtual exchange programs for students at educational institutions ranging from middle school through the university level.
Nineteen students from universities throughout Afghanistan participated in a groundbreaking cultural property program that brought U.S. faculty, virtually, to a classroom in Kabul.
The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, the J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board, and the Smithsonian Institution are pleased to announce the signing of a new agreement to deepen and expand the organizations’ collaboration to advance U.S. leadership in international scholarship and research through the Fulbright program.
Naw K’nyaw Paw and an old friend at the Karen Organization of San Diego
Courageous women inspire others, and Naw K’nyaw Paw is no exception. Born displaced in Burma, Naw K’nyaw Paw spent her childhood constantly on the run.
Last year, the State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) committed over $25 million and reached over 150,000 women around the world in programs specifically designed to empower women and girls.