• 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.