• World Learning Alumna Taking on Boko Haram in Nigeria

    Al Jazeera   |   December 17, 2015

    Hafsat Mohammed, an alumna of the International Visitor Leadership Program, is working to counter extremist narratives in Nigeria through interfaith dialogue and women's advocacy initiatives.

  • Education means stability, Carol Jenkins says at World Affairs Council of Greater Reading

    Reading Eagle   |   December 15, 2015

    In a world plagued with terrorism that prompts reactions of anger and fear, Carol Jenkins took the high road and stressed the importance of education to help ensure global stability.

  • Not Everyone Needs to Win a Nobel Prize

    The Foreign Service Journal   |   December 11, 2015

    World Learning Program Officer Marilyn Saks-McMillion writes about the impact she's seen the International Visitor Leadership Program have on participants, including Nobel Peace Prize winner Tawakkol Karman.

  • Expanding Horizons through Academic Exchange

    Fairfax County Times   |   November 24, 2015

    Saryal Saeed from Pakistan reflects on his experiences in the United States living with a host family, attending high school, and learning about local culture, through the State Department’s Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program.

  • Sai Aung Thein on VOA

    VOA   |   November 24, 2015

    Sai Aung Thein, iPACE Advocacy and Training Advisor joins Voice of America in Washington, DC, to discuss the program and the elections in Myanmar (in Burmese).

  • The Tortoise Revolution

    The Huffington Post   |   November 11, 2015

    World Learning's Senior Writer/Editor, Rose Foran describes the slow, but steady progression towards a more democratized Myanmar.

  • Fear and Rumor in Myanmar

    U.S. News and World Report   |   November 6, 2015

    The people of Myanmar are facing not-so-subtle threats ahead of Sunday's elections.