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

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.

The Spirit of Volunteerism in Zambia

IVLP Zambia

During his time in the United States as a participant in the International Visitor Leadership Program, Mark Chilongu of Lusaka, Zambia was struck by the way in which Americans shared their time and resources to care for the poor.