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World Learning Announces Social Innovation Fellows

April 04, 2014Program Area

NEW YORK (April 4, 2014) – World Learning awarded the second Advancing Leaders Fellowship to five young social innovators on April 3. The event, held at the Centre for Social Innovation, drew approximately 150 people and featured guest speaker Aaron Hurst, CEO of Imperative and founder of the Taproot Foundation.

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Apr 03, 2014 • Program Area

SIT Graduate Institute Names Most Engaged Student

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (April 3, 2014) -- James Johnston has been nominated by the SIT Graduate Institute Faculty Leadership Team to receive the annual Engaged Student Award from the Vermont Campus Compact on Friday, April 4, 2014, at its Engaged Campus Forum and Awards Ceremony in Colchester, Vt.

Mar 21, 2014 • Program Area

World Learning to Hold Advancing Leaders Fellowship Pitch Competition in New York

WASHINGTON (March 21, 2014) – Ten finalists for the next round of the Advancing Leaders Fellowship will participate in a pitch competition on April 3, 2014 in New York City, after which a panel of judges will announce this year’s five fellowship recipients. 

Mar 19, 2014 • Program Area

World Learning Participates in Special Showing of “Tribes” and Hosts Disabilities Discussion

WASHINGTON (March 19, 2014) – Thanks to board member Leonade Jones,  World Learning fielded a delegation of more than 30 to attend the play “Tribes” showing in Washington, DC — a moving and powerful portrayal of the culture of deafness.

Mar 03, 2014 • Program Area

World Learning will Implement USAID Scholarship Program In Kosovo

WASHINGTON (March 3, 2014) – The U.S. Agency for International Development has awarded World Learning with a contract to implement the $30 million Transformational Leadership Scholarships and Partnerships Program. The five-year program aims to help train a new generation of Kosovar leaders to drive significant change in priority economic, political, and social areas.

Feb 27, 2014 • Program Area

Monroe County Sets New Record in Study Abroad Applications

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (February 27, 2014) -- The Experiment in International Living accepted 19 students from Monroe County, Florida, to participate in its cross-cultural programs for summer 2014. The students will travel to 13 countries on 19 different Experiment programs.

Feb 21, 2014 • Program Area

World Learning and Mobility International USA Establish Formal Linkage to Advance Disability-Focused Inclusion

WASHINGTON (Feb. 21, 2014) -- World Learning and Mobility International USA (MIUSA) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to create stronger linkages for global programs around disability inclusion and to advance the capabilities of both organizations to empower people with disabilities and achieve their human rights through international development, education and exchange.

Feb 07, 2014 • Program Area

Congresswoman Nita Lowey Addresses World Learning

WASHINGTON (Feb. 7, 2014) -- Congresswoman Nita Lowey (D-N.Y.), a champion of international engagement, and Sam Worthington, president and CEO of InterAction, made the case for America’s continued investment in international education, development and exchange at a World Learning board of trustees meeting on Thursday evening.

Feb 03, 2014 • Program Area

World Learning Names Global Human Resources Officer

BRATTLEBORO, Vt. (Feb. 3, 2014)Donald Steinberg, president and CEO of World Learning, announced today that Rachel Henry, currently human resources director, will become the new vice president of global human resources.

Jan 09, 2014 • Program Area

World Learning Names Senior Leadership Team for 2014

WASHINGTON (Jan. 9, 2014)Donald Steinberg, president and CEO of World Learning, today announced a new organizational structure and named various members of his senior leadership team for 2014, ensuring the continued growth of the well-respected 80 year-old organization that advances education, exchange and development around the world.

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