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The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, begun in 2014, is the flagship program of the Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking.
On Monday June 1, 2015, President Obama hosted the 2015 Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative (YSEALI) Professional and Academic Fellows at the White House to discuss their role in strengthening the relationship between the U.S. and ASEAN countries.
The Millennial Trains Project (MTP) leads crowd-funded transcontinental train journeys for diverse groups of young innovators to explore America's new frontiers.
Connect Camps bring together Mandela Washington Fellowship alumni and their mentees to share expertise, learn about human-centered design, test entrepreneurial approaches, and work with low-bandwidth technology for collaboration.
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.
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.
As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Farhed worked with Temple University's Dialogue Institute on the 2008 Fulbright Interfaith Community Action Program to bring together ten religious leaders, scholars, and community leaders from Saudi Arabia, India, Israel, Indonesia, Pakistan, France, Malaysia, Lebanon, England, and Burkina Faso.
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.
During the 2014 President’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) Summit in Washington D.C., the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ Collaboratory and Alumni Affairs Division engaged with the first class of Mandela Washington Fellows.
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.