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Participant Perspective: Global Entrepreneurship Summit

James Morrissey, a 2011 alumnus of the Critical Language Scholarship Program, shares his insights on entrepreneurship and attending the Global Entrepreneurship Summit.

English for Business and Entrepreneurship MOOC

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Introducing the English for Business and Entrepreneurship MOOC (pronounced: MOOK) by American English!

Chocolate Tour Sweetens Entrepreneurs' Perspectives

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Hear from Tajik entrepreneur, Makhina Osimi, about her experience with IVLP.

Exchange Programs 2015 Year in Review

2015 was an extraordinary year for exchange programs. Take a look at some of our favorite moments. Apply for an exchange program in 2016 exchanges.state.gov

Entrepreneurship, Creating Global Links

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The IVLP program, “Entrepreneurship as the Engine of Prosperity and Stability,” brings seven International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) groups to participate in this professional exchange which aims to promote small business development, innovation, and entrepreneurial acumen as paths to socio-economic wellbeing and political stability.

Study Abroad Can Open Doors in Your Career

Studying abroad not only expands your view of the world—it has the potential to advance your career, too.

Secretary Kerry on 75 Years of Bridging the Last Three Feet

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Secretary Kerry speaks on the 75th anniversary of international exchanges.

Exchange Programs Are...

What are International Exchange Programs

What are international exchange programs? We asked our social media communities to tell us what our exchange programs mean to them. Tag your thoughts with #ExchangesAre

Alumni Seminar on Social Inclusion for Economic Empowerment

The U.S. Department of State hosted a Regional Alumni Seminar Oct. 6-8, 2014 on Social Inclusion for Economic Development in Quito, Ecuador for 20 alumni of exchange programs from Colombia, Ecuador, Peru, Bolivia, Paraguay, and Uruguay.

Getting Down To Business in Tunisia

After participating in a 2012 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) focused on entrepreneurship and women’s issues, Leila helped establish a partnership between the Tunis Business School, where she teaches, and the World Trade Organization Chairs Programme (WCP), where she is a newly-minted Chair.

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