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2019 TechWomen Take Over Silicon Valley

This year, the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsored one-hundred and six women leaders in the science, technology, engineering, and math (STEM) fields from Africa, the Middle East, and South and Central Asia through the 2019 TechWomen exchange program.

Reading Hidden Figures with Virtual Book Clubs

Building upon the popular 21st Century Fox film Hidden Figures, ECA created a series of Bureau-wide “Hidden No More” programs to highlight the contributions women make in STEM fields.

Why Should You Host a YES Exchange Student?

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Mohamad discovered his love for chemistry in the United States. He wasn't able to learn in a lab until he came to study with the YES exchange program. What he's done since then is truly remarkable.

Building Bridges by Building Telescopes

Through the Virtual Communities Connect initiative, the ECA Collaboratory funded a series of pilot projects that allowed U.S. Embassies around the world to develop meaningful virtual programming with American communities and institutions that help advance American foreign policy goals.

Hidden No More: Irina Sthapit

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Irina Sthapit is an Electronics and Communication Engineer and an educator from Nepal, who teaches children how to build antennas.

Fulbright Arctic Initiative Feat. Gwen Holdmann

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Fulbright Arctic Initiative scholar, Gwen Holdmann, tells us what renewable energy research she will be conducting in Iceland in spring 2016.

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

New Technology Increases Global Access to English Language Learning

The State Department convened 24 educational technology experts at the White House for the first “Technology in English” workshop.

P2P: Challenging Extremism

In partnership with EdVenture Partners and the U.S. Department of State, 23 Universities around the globe were invited to create digital campaigns to counter violent extremism.

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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

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