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.
Men holding up with drawings and standing next to Robot poster
“Makers: Innovation, Education and Entrepreneurship,” is an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) specifically for Egypt that took place from September 15 to October 3, 2014.
Group shot of mostly African women
Through an exploration of women, peace and security, international participants took away strategies for directing positive political, social and economic change in a democratic society.
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By looking at exchange programs through a participatory lens based on user design and design thinking principles, we create a culture of creativity and innovation in the workplace.
Alumni of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program gather at the Pathways to the Future 2014 event in Washington, DC
Panel guests at the event included Assistant Secretary of State Evan Ryan who encouraged alumni to continue their language learning and consider a career with the Department of State.
Fulbright U.S. Student alumna Joy Buolamwini (left) empowers women through technology education.
Joy Buolamwini developed Code 4 Rights with the mission to ensure that every country in the world has accessible information about local services that support women’s rights and that women are given the opportunity to create beneficial technology.