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Results are Tagged with "International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)"

IVLP: Parks, Biodiversity, and Ecotourism Management

Rescued from near extinction, the American Bison is now a familiar site in America's grassy plains.

Each year, the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) brings over 4,000 foreign visitors from all over the world to the United States to meet and confer with their professional counterparts and to experience the U.S.

Malawi Permaculture

Cornfields hold the promise of continued sustainable development in the Republic of Malawi, Africa.

International Visitor Leadership Program alumna Betty Chinyamuyamu describes a sustainable development project that she worked on in her home county of Malawi.

International Visitor, Mr. Ali Mzee Ali of Tanzania

Ali Mzee Ali, Chairman of the Zanzibar House of Representatives

Mr. Ali Mzee Ali, Chairman of the Zanzibar House of Representatives, participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program.

United We Serve: IVLP Volunteerism Project

IVLP volunteers pull trash out of creeks in Ward 7 of Washington, D.C.

Inspired by President Obama's call for renewed commitment to public service, the U.S. Department of State created a new international exchange program "Volunteerism: United We Serve."

Reflections on the Impact of the International Visitor Leadership Program - Diane Elton

IVLP, Diane Elton

Diane Elton speaks about the importance of an International Visitor Leadership group's poignant meeting with Native Americans in Southern California.

Reflections on the Impact of the International Visitor Leadership Program - Dorothy Riddle

IVLP, Dorothy Riddle

Dorothy Riddle tells a story of how the simplest of activities can change someone's whole perspective on life and relationships.

Reflections on the Impact of the International Visitor Leadership Program - Jena Melancon

IVLP, Jena Melancon

Jena Melancon, Executive Director, Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council, talks about the visit of a group of Boy Scout Leaders to the local Boy Scout chapter, and how their interaction has had lasting community effects.

Reflections on the Impact of the International Visitor Leadership Program - Katka Lessing

IVLP, Katka Letzing

Katka Letzing, Lead Program Officer and Marketing Manager, Institute for International Education, West Coast Center, San Francisco, California tells a story of learning about individual courage while having fun and developing a new hobby on the San Francisco Bay.

Reflections on the Impact of the International Visitor Leadership Program - Matt Madden

Matt Madden

Matt Madden, Program Manager for the Kentucky/Southern Indiana World Affairs Council, tells of a musical journey from Iran to Owensboro and Louisville, Kentucky for a folk, bluegrass and jazz jam.

I am a Citizen Diplomat

"Citizen Diplomats" from the National Council for International Visitors raise their tea cups in a gesture meant to welcome visitors from around the world.

National Council for International Visitors "Citizen Diplomats" from around the country share what they believe it means to be a citizen diplomat.

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