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OneBeat, YALI Alumnus "Gets Loud" About Social Justice

OneBeat and Mandela Washington Fellowship alumnus Alain Chirwisa of the DRC makes socially conscious music and art, focusing on social justice and women's issues.

Moroccan IVLP Alumna Creates Ecological Art Gallery

Photo of IVLP Alumna in art gallery

Asmaa Benechir, 2003 IVLP Alumnus, created a gallery, literary cafe, and workshop space for ecological art practices in the Medina of Rabat, Morocco.

Museum Representatives from Around the World Convene for Museums Connect Colloquium

10 American museums met their overseas counterparts in Washington, D.C. during the 2013 Museums Connect Colloquium.

Reclaiming Jordan's Cultural Heritage One Stone at a Time

“I was thrilled about the way the entire work force came together as a team.”

Inspiring Young Audiences and Building Bridges with Local Communities through Dance

Donald Byrd and his dance company Spectrum Dance Theater recently embarked on a DanceMotion USA tour. The Artistic Director and crew began the tour in Nepal, where they used dance to entertain and engage with the local people.

Increasing Religious Tolerance in Tajikistan

A 2011 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) participant, Hotam Fayzulloev was inspired by the relationships he saw in the U.S. between people of different faiths.

Sharing (and Saving) Cultural Heritage

While in the United States, Senat continued his work with a nongovernmental organization to help save a 6th-century castle in Kosovo with support from the U.S. Ambassadors Fund for Cultural Preservation, all while observing urban planning and historic preservation activities firsthand in Pennsylvania. His curiosity was well-received, and Senat was pleased by many aspects of American culture that helped him feel welcome.

Fulbright Foreign Student Works on Oscar-Nominated Film

Ricardo Marmolejo shares how the Fulbright Foreign Student program helped him fill a gap in his education.

Discovering Chinese Culture through Music

Vanessa studied Chinese the summer of 2012 in Suzhou, China as a National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) participant and was introduced to a whole new world.

HEARTBEAT

Still image of members of HEARTBEAT.

HEARTBEAT is a group of young Israeli and Palestinian musicians who work together to build mutual understanding and transform conflict through the power of music. Founded in 2007 by Aaron Shneyer during his Fulbright-mtvU Fellowship, HEARTBEAT is centered on the idea of music as a force of cultural change.

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