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

African Women's Entrepreneurship Program

The African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) is a State Department initiative launched to identify and build networks of women entrepreneurs across Sub-Saharan Africa.

TIP Heroes Honored for Fighting Modern Slavery

Slavery still exists today in the form of human trafficking, but there are heroes among us who tirelessly work to put an end to this modern day atrocity.

WEAmericas Initiative

The Women’s Entrepreneurship in the Americas (WEAmericas) initiative and exchange elevates the economic status of women throughout the Western Hemisphere. WEAmericas was founded in the 2012 Summit of the Americas and brings women entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States on an International Visitor Leadership Program.

International Women of Courage: Malebogo Molefhe

international woman of courage Malebogo Molefhe

2017 International Women of Courage awardee Malebogo Molefhe speaks about gender equality and advocate against gender based violence. Here she tells her story.

TEDxAthens Conference Founder Connects with Counterparts in Austin, Texas

Five years after his first International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) experience, Dimitris Kalavros-Gousiou will return to the United States as a “Gold Star” IVLP alumnus.

Citizen Diplomats Adrienne & Riham on IVLP

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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.
Learn more about exchange program impact.