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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.

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund 2012 and the 2011 Winners

Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF)

Assistant Secretary of State for Educational and Cultural Affairs Ann Stock encouraged ECA Alumni to sign up for the 2012 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF).

Fulbright in a Connected World

State Department's Senior Advisor for Innovation, Suzanne Philion; Tom Rielly, Fellows Director, TED; Josephine Dorado, New School / funksoup.com; Ross Hoffman, Twitter; and Joran Bitterman, Senior VP, Digitas

Fulbright in a Connected World is a panel discussion on the Fulbright Program's future in social media.

The Spirit of Volunteerism in Zambia

IVLP Zambia

During his time in the United States as a participant in the International Visitor Leadership Program, Mark Chilongu of Lusaka, Zambia was struck by the way in which Americans shared their time and resources to care for the poor.