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Citizen Diplomats Adrienne & Riham on IVLP

Two women pose in front of Egyptian pyramids

Watch Adrienne and Riham's story, and learn more at eca.state.gov/ivlp.

Egyptian International Exchange Alumna Visits Dallas, Fort Worth

Earlier this month, the World Affairs Council of Dallas/Fort Worth welcomed IVLP alumna Riham Awad to Dallas, Texas.

U.S. and International Officials Cooperate to Create a More Safe and Secure World

On April 17, the U.S. Department of State will host more than 100 international law enforcement, security, judicial, and NGO officials for the third annual Towards a More Safe and Secure World initiative. Participants of this annual International Visitor Leadership Program initiative spend three weeks cooperating with their U.S. counterparts to find solutions to shared global security responsibilities.

U.S. Volunteers Introduce American Culture

40,000 U.S. volunteers introduce IVLP participants to U.S. culture through 89 community-based organizations in 45 states.
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IVLP Supporting Students Who Challenge Extremism

Every semester, “P2P: Challenging Extremism” competition finalists from around the world are invited on the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to meet with American business and community leaders. This semester’s finalists, who arrived from Belgium, Italy, and Lebanon, traveled to New York City and San Francisco after presenting in Washington, D.C.

Jaya's #MyPride Story


Jaya is a transgender woman who has evolved from a peer educator to a Program Manager for Sahodaran, a community based organization working with the LGBTI community and HIV/AIDS issues.

Rudra's #MyPride Story


Rudra is an Independent Art Professional in India who uses his skills to inform, educate and communicate with the LGBTI community throughout India.

Gazal's #MyPride Story

Smiling Indian woman holding up a hand-draw sign with a mandala and #MyPride written on it

Gazal Dhaliwal, a screenwriter from Mumbai, India, participated of the very first Indian International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) on Transgender rights.

The 2016 Our Ocean, One Future Leadership Conference

The two-day conference focused on the principal issues facing our ocean, namely marine protected areas, sustainable fisheries, marine pollution, and climate-related impacts on the ocean.

IVLP Alumna Becomes Milan's First Muslim Councilwoman

Years of advocacy for integration and women's rights establishes Sumaya Abdel Qader as a dynamic and diverse leader.