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Welcome Message from Carol Jenkins
For more than 90 years, World Learning has equipped individuals and institutions to address the world’s most pressing problems. We believe that, working together with our partners, we can change this world for the better.
On my travels, I’ve had the opportunity to meet with many of those who have joined us in this mission. In Baghdad, we’ve trained more than 2,300 Iraqi youth who are already giving back at home. In London, our partners in the TAAP Initiative strongly believe that we are all responsible to practice inclusion. And in Vermont, our Experiment in International Living and School for International Training participants prove every day that they have the tools and the determination to change the world.
Please join us in our pursuit of a more peaceful and just world.
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- Program Manager, International Visitor Leadership Program
Ann Driscoll is a Senior Program Officer on World Learning’s Professional Exchanges team. She joined World Learning in February 2010 and has developed over 100 projects for the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), including in-person and virtual programs, multi-regional and regional projects, individual and small group programs, special initiatives on elections, journalism, and international security, the International Women of Courage project, and voluntary visitor programs. She designed and led one of the first virtual IVLP projects, a Regional Program for the Caribbean, in 2015. As a Senior Program Officer, Ms. Driscoll contributes to IVLP team management and provides programming and professional development support to her colleagues. She has tailored programs for visitors from Asia, the Middle East, Africa, Europe, and the Western Hemisphere on a variety of topics including elections, government transparency and accountability, e-government, women’s political participation, civil and human rights, border security, policing, counter-extremism, disinformation, energy, education, journalism, filmmaking, entrepreneurship, international adoptions, environmental protection and climate change, and new media. Her work experience prior to joining World Learning includes 14 years as a Foreign Service Officer with the U.S. Information Agency, during which time she served as a cultural affairs and press officer in Jordan, Algeria, Sri Lanka, and Mongolia. Ms. Driscoll holds a B.A. in international relations from the University of South Florida and an M.A. in public communication from American University.
Expertise: professional exchanges; international education; project management; virtual programming