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International Visitor Leadership Program 70th Anniversary in 2011

IVLP participants

In 2011, the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) celebrated its 70th birthday as the U.S. Department of State's premier professional exchange program.

From Big City to Small Farming Town

I'm very proud that I have friends from more than 13 countries.

UGRAD Alum Organizes Charity Run Across Ukraine

Ugrad Alum, Andriy Maksymovych, raised over $50,000 in donations for premature infants in Ukraine

While studying in the United States, Eurasian Undergraduate Exchange Program (UGRAD) alum Andriy Maksymovych met an activist who biked across the U.S. to raise money for charity. Andriy decided to adapt the idea to raise money for premature babies in his native Ukraine.

International Visitor, Mr. Ali Mzee Ali of Tanzania

Ali Mzee Ali, Chairman of the Zanzibar House of Representatives

Mr. Ali Mzee Ali, Chairman of the Zanzibar House of Representatives, participated in the International Visitor Leadership Program.

United We Serve: IVLP Volunteerism Project

IVLP volunteers pull trash out of creeks in Ward 7 of Washington, D.C.

Inspired by President Obama's call for renewed commitment to public service, the U.S. Department of State created a new international exchange program "Volunteerism: United We Serve."

Reflections on the Impact of the International Visitor Leadership Program - Diane Elton

IVLP, Diane Elton

Diane Elton speaks about the importance of an International Visitor Leadership group's poignant meeting with Native Americans in Southern California.

Reflections on the Impact of the International Visitor Leadership Program - Jena Melancon

IVLP, Jena Melancon

Jena Melancon, Executive Director, Gulf Coast Citizen Diplomacy Council, talks about the visit of a group of Boy Scout Leaders to the local Boy Scout chapter, and how their interaction has had lasting community effects.

Reflections on the Impact of the International Visitor Leadership Program - Katka Lessing

IVLP, Katka Letzing

Katka Letzing, Lead Program Officer and Marketing Manager, Institute for International Education, West Coast Center, San Francisco, California tells a story of learning about individual courage while having fun and developing a new hobby on the San Francisco Bay.

Lead with your heart

Shirley Harrison, Executive Director, International Visitor Center, Jackson, MS

Shirley Harrison, Executive Director of the International Visitor Center of Jackson, Mississippi, talks about her experience with IVLP and the importance of people-to-people exchanges.

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