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

African Disability Rights Advocates

From the moment Musa Zulu of South Africa stepped off of the airplane at Dulles International Airport outside Washington, D.C., the level of accessibility impressed him, including the lifts installed on public buses. He also noted how in South Africa, traditionally the government and non-profit actors are the primary advocates for the rights of disabled people. He said it is evident that in the United States, the private sector has embraced disability rights.

Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists

Edward R. Murrow Program

Watch the video to learn more about the Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists. Journalists talk about their experience.

U.S. Visit Spurs New International Women’s Initiative

The Education and Activism for Young Women project brought 19 men and women from around the world to explore the benefits and challenges of developing women’s leadership skills in American civil society.

Colloquium Connects Museum Representatives from Around the World

From September 29 – October 1, 2014, representatives from nine American museums met with their overseas counterparts in Washington, D.C. during the 2014 Museums Connect Colloquium.

Exchange Examines the Culture of Service in the United States

State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsored a multi-regional project through its International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to examine the impact of volunteerism on the volunteers themselves and the communities they serve.

Maker Movement Engages Egyptian Visitors

“Makers: Innovation, Education and Entrepreneurship,” is an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) specifically for Egypt that took place from September 15 to October 3, 2014.

U.S. Visit Motivates Leaders to Empower Women

Through an exploration of women, peace and security, international participants took away strategies for directing positive political, social and economic change in a democratic society.

Exchange Alumni Partner with Kuwait Oil Company to Support Opportunities for Disabled Individuals

Exchange alumni Nora Al-Othman and Abdul Aziz Al-Mutairi pair partnered with Training Gate International (TG-I), a leading organization in assessing the needs of the disabled community in Kuwait, to organize a forum on disability issues in Ahmadi, Kuwait.

Suriname Alumna Elected President of Regional, Professional Association

The election of IVLP alumna Jane Winifred Smith as President of the Association of Caribbean University, Research and Institutional Libraries (ACURIL) marks the first time the organization's presidency has been occupied by Suriname.

Ending Gender Based Violence: The Powerful Voices of Women Moving Forward

Mujeres Adelante is a unique public-private partnership that connects emerging women leaders who are actively working in civil society and in their communities to prevent and respond to gender-based violence in their respective countries.

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