World Learning is a nonprofit organization advancing leadership in more than 60 countries. We envision a just world, driven by engaged citizens and thriving communities. Our mission is to empower people and strengthen institutions through education, development, and exchange programs.
Founded in 1932 as The Experiment in International Living, the organization that would later become World Learning was inspired by Dr. Donald Watt’s simple idea to improve understanding across cultures and nations by sending US students abroad to expand their worldviews. Read more.
World Learning's board represents The Experiment in International Living, SIT Study Abroad, SIT Graduate Institute, and International Development and Exchange Programs. Members reside in 10 US cities, the District of Columbia, and Canada, and include World Learning alumni and parents, staff, and friends of the organization. Read more.
World Learning's senior staff represents all sectors of the organization through adminstrative offices in Vermont and Washington, DC. Read more.