• A Young Kosovar Video Gamer is Designing Games That Build Empathy for Those Caught in Conflicts

    Kosovo 2.0   |   May 30, 2016

    Agnesa Belegu, a participant of World Learning's Transformational Leadership Scholarships and Partnerships Program from Kosovo is building a video game that will help others understand the reality of civilians caught in violent conflicts.

  • Get Paid and Stay Engaged In Retirement

    AARP   |   May 11, 2016

    Gary Nees, a retired Chief Financial Officer, has spent the last two summers in Mexico and Spain working as a youth leader with The Experiment in International Living.

  • The Experiment in International Living Featured by Key West with Jenna

    Key West with Jenna   |   May 11, 2016

    The host of Key West with Jenna interviews The Experiment in International Living's Director of Admissions Heather Beard and a participant headed to Ecuador and the Galapagos Islands this summer.

  • Training for Pakistan Participant to Return Home with a PhD from the University of Arkansas

    University of Arkansas   |   May 9, 2016

    A participant of our Training for Pakistan Project, Sajid Ali Yousuf Zai will return home this month with a doctorate from the University of Arkansas and a long list of publications about his research that will assist other education scholars.

  • Youth Ambassador Can’t Wait To Practice Her Spanish in Argentina and Chile

    The Examiner   |   April 23, 2016

    High school student, Kylea Roberts looks forward to practicing her Spanish in Argentina and Chile on our Youth Ambassadors Program.

  • Keys Student Heads to South Africa With The Experiment

    KeysNet   |   April 13, 2016

    Florida Keys student, Gavin Willis is headed to South Africa with the Experiment in International Living's Leadership Institute this Summer.

  • Innovators Changing the South

    Southern Living   |   April 1, 2016

    World Learning's Aaron Brazelton founded The Serbia Fellowship Experience, which acts as a mediator between students in Serbia and their counterparts in Tuscaloosa, Alabama, with the aim of helping young people learn the value of experiencing new cultural experiences.

  • Student’s Kosovo Project Reflects Social Gaming Trend

    Orlando Sentinel   |   April 1, 2016

    Agnesa Belegu, a participant of World Learning's Transformational Leadership Scholarships and Partnerships Program from Kosovo is learning how to build a video game that will help spread empathy for her homeland.

  • An Experimenter Visits Syrian Refugees

    Channel One News   |   March 20, 2016

    Last summer, Noah Kravitz and a group of other Experimenters glimpsed firsthand the life of Syrian refugees in Jordan. In this Channel One News report, Noah shares the impact of his visit to a refugee camp.

  • A STAR Activist Still Shines Bright

    Kosovo 2.0   |   March 16, 2016

    An alumna of World Learning's Strategies, Training, Advocacy, and Resources Network has dedicated her life to protecting human rights in Bosnia and Herzegovina.

  • How Technology Aids in Refugee Education

    Devex   |   March 14, 2016

    Rebecca Spotts, deputy director of education at World Learning weighs in on how technology should be utilized in refugee education.

  • Why STEM Needs Girls

    Council on Foreign Relations   |   March 10, 2016

    Training women and girls in science, technology, engineering, and math is essential for the future of Egypt and the world, writes Carol Jenkins.

  • Experimenter Wins Airbnb Open Stories Contest

    Airbnb   |   March 3, 2016

    In 1968, Stephen Barefoot traveled to India with The Experiment in International Living. Today, he carries on the same tradition of cultural exchange and understanding as an Airbnb host.

  • UGRAD Students Give Girl Scouts Cultural Lesson

    Mankato Free Press   |   February 21, 2016

    Participants of the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program shared information about their countries and cultures with local Girl Scouts on World Thinking Day.

  • The Legislative Fellowship Experience

    Pakistan- U.S. Alumni Network   |   January 8, 2016

    Laila Rubab Jaskani recounts her experience as a Legislative Fellow in the U.S.

  • 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.