President Obama announced the expansion of YSEALI, the Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative he first launched in 2013, to bring 500 exceptional young leaders from ASEAN countries.
The Education and Activism for Young Women project brought 19 men and women from around the world to explore the benefits and challenges of developing women’s leadership skills in American civil society.
From September 29 – October 1, 2014, representatives from nine American museums met with their overseas counterparts in Washington, D.C. during the 2014 Museums Connect Colloquium.
The Global Sports Mentoring Program (GSMP) continues to pair emerging women leaders from around the world with women sports executives as the flagship component of State Department’s Empowering Women and Girls through Sports initiative.
The U.S. Department of State hosted a Regional Alumni Seminar Oct. 6-8, 2014 on Social Inclusion for Economic Development in Quito, Ecuador for 20 alumni of exchange programs from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay.
State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsored a multi-regional project through its International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to examine the impact of volunteerism on the volunteers themselves and the communities they serve.