Our Polish youth leaders recently spent a few days of their International Visitor Leadership Program in Louisville, Ky., where they had a fantastic experience meeting with various youth organizations, including ArtReach Open Mic, an organization created to provide youth a safe place to express themselves artistically without judgment.
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During their time in Minnesota, our International Visitor Leadership Program group of judicial leaders from Kosovo had the opportunity to discuss the relationship between the federal and state court systems with U.S. District Judge John Tunheim, as well as tour the Minnesota State Capitol with Associate Justice Paul Anderson.
Special thanks to Minnesota International Center for arranging a fantastic IVLP visit!
Did you know that roughly 1/4 of the world’s population knows a bit of English… and that 12% of the world’s population speaks Mandarin as a first language?
Wise words from a man who certainly used his time on earth wisely.
Rest in peace, Nelson Mandela, a true hero.
Sooo…this is pretty great. Following presentations our Korea WEST exchange participants made during International Education Week, the 4th graders at Riverside Elementary in Virginia had themselves some homework. We present the “U.S. vs. Korean Culture” Venn Diagram :)
It’s that time of year again! ProFellow has put together our annual list of our Top 10 Summer Fellowships.
While you may be considering a summer job or unpaid internship, a competitive, paid fellowship could introduce you to a new career path, teach you a new skill or even fund a summer abroad. Application deadlines for summer fellowships typically fall between December and February so now is the best time to prepare.
We always love dancing Matt’s videos, but this one is an especially touching reminder of how connected we are across the globe.
"It was a short period but I knew it had certainly changed me, changed my perception of America and the way I approached situations."
Continuing a wonderful and worldly International Education Week, our Korea WEST interns shared Korean culture and customs with students at Riverside Elementary in Alexandria, Va., earlier this week.
We were honored to have Robin Lerner, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Private Sector Exchange at the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, also take part!
Today a few of our Korea WEST interns celebrated International Education Week with us by visiting a Baltimore nursery school to share some Korean culture — including a fun Korean rendition of “Head, Shoulders, Knees and Toes” to help the youngsters learn a few new words!
Foreign leaders (in the U.S. via IVLP) from North Africa and the Middle East visited Virginia polling stations recently to learn about U.S. elections.
Exciting to have two of our staffers serve as social media ambassadors at the inaugural MENA+SocialGood Virtual Summit, advancing a global conversation on the role of the internet, social media & technology in enabling Social Good and shaping the future of the Arab World.
Exciting to see two of our Korea WEST scholars embracing the nonprofit ethos and helping the good folks at the Community Assistance Network make a difference in Baltimore communities . Read more about their experiences.
Who’s hungry? You’ll enjoy this EatWith photo essay showcasing 8 burgers from around the world