Exchange Programs 2015 Year in Review

December 21, 2015
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Throughout 2015, we will be celebrating 75 years of State Department sponsored exchange programs.
 
The exchange program benefitted me in ways that I never thought of.
 
 
When you empower women, you grow endless possibilities.
 
I gained a lot of confidence. It really helped me to become someone I always wanted to be.
 
 
The idea is that the girls are going to discuss climate change and culture aspects of both countries.
 
 
And YSEALI is the right platform, where a leader is born, shaped, and molded into a great leader.
 
I'm on a train. [Laughter]
 
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I have never felt capable of doing everything I want to do.
 
We really want to encourage people from all walks of life in America to study abroad.
 
A person with disabilities, is a person, and has equal rights.
 
We love American English!
 
When I was walking in Bangkok,
 
 
I came to a point where I realized, I am navigating this country by myself.
 
 
I am navigating life by myself.
 
 
It's just, it's beneficial to anyone, to really just step out of your own shoes for a year.
 
And get to live in somebody else's
 
 
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