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

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.

Lead with your heart

Shirley Harrison, Executive Director, International Visitor Center, Jackson, MS

Shirley Harrison, Executive Director of the International Visitor Center of Jackson, Mississippi, talks about her experience with IVLP and the importance of people-to-people exchanges.

I Appreciate Your Kindness

Laura Dupuy, Executive Director of the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy

Laura Dupuy, Executive Director of the Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy reflects on one particular participant from a group of international visitors, broadcast journalists from Iraq, and the impact that the experience had on both of their lives.

The Spirit of Volunteering

IVLP Alumni Apostolos Aristeidou

Hip-hop organizer Apostolos (Tolis) Aristeidou learned an profound lesson on volunteerism during his time as an International Visitor in the U.S.- and he plans to bring this new found spirit back to his home country, Greece.

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund 2012 and the 2011 Winners

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF)

Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Ann Stock encouraged ECA Alumni to sign up for the 2012 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF).

International Women of Courage

International Women of Courage

"Women and girls deserve the same rights and opportunities as their fathers, and brothers, and sons." - U.S. Secretary of State, Hillary Rodham Clinton.

Drivers of the Economy: African Women's Entrepreneurship Program

Belgian-American fashion designer, Diane von Fürstenberg, speaks at the 2010 AWEP conference

Diane von Fürstenberg speaks at the The African Women's Entrepreneurship Program event in Washington, D.C.

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