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    Social Entrepreneurship: A Modern Tool to End Genocide

    Member of World Learning's Global Advisory Council and Co-Founder of United To End Genocide, Mark Hanis discusses how social entrepreneurship can be used as a tool to end genocide.

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    The Experiment in International Living with The Fellowship Initiative on KFI AM

    Participants of The Fellowship Initiative, Michael and Ramon joined Elizabeth Espinosa on KFI AM to chat about their experience in South Africa with The Experiment in International Living.

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    Engaging Women in Peacebuilding and Leadership

    On this episode of our podcast series, we will explore the importance of engaging women in leadership roles and peacebuilding processes with Aicha Cooper. Aicha is a member of World Learning's Global Advisory Council and shares how surviving the Liberian civil wars helped shape her into the leader she is today.

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    Executive Director of The Experiment Aaron Morehouse on US1 Radio

    The Executive Director for The Experiment Aaron Morehouse joins US1 explains how our summer study abroad programs help students become leaders.

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    Empowering Youth with the Power of Science and Technology

    During our Global Conference in November, we had a chance to sit down with program directors Hany Atalla and Leah Bitat to discuss how STEM schools in Egypt and TechCamps in Algeria use science and technology to produce a positive impact at the community and global level.

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    Marketing Director of The Experiment Nara de Sa Guimaraes on Plaidcast

    Marketing Director Nara de Sa Guimaraes joins Plaidcast to discuss equestrian programs available through The Experiment.

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    Gaining Perspective within the Landscape of Global Development

    World Learning recently held its yearly Global Staff Conference in Washington, D.C., uniting representatives from 14 countries and 21 unique programs for a week of global development workshops.

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    Encouraging Environmental Conservation with Alex Dehgan

    The co-founder and CEO of Conservation X Labs and one of our esteemed Global Advisory Council members, Alex Dehgan sits down to talk about how NGO's and average citizens can encourage environmental conservation and push for sustainable development solutions.

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    Youth Exchanges: Bridging Cultures, Transforming Lives

    This week on State of Play, we talk to Christina Thomas, who works on both high school study abroad - sending American teenagers overseas as part of the Experiment in International Living - and youth exchanges bringing international students to the U.S. Christina shares the transformative effect international travel and cultural exchange can have for young people, who often say that the experience marked a turning point in their lives.

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    One Handshake at a Time

    Communications Officer Kathryn Schoenberger speaks to Angela Pellegrino-Grant about the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP), which brings 4500 distinguish professionals to the U.S. each year for observational study tours to promote public diplomacy.

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    Talking Cross-Cultural Exchange in Chile

    World Learning Board Chair Tom Hiatt speaks to Jordan, a current SIT Study Abroad student in Chile, and Teresa, his host mother, about the unique exchange that takes place when people of two cultures share a home.

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    Intersection Between Geography and Identity

    Join us as we speak to Daniel Jasper about the intersection between geography and how it is important for international development workers to be aware of this rarely discussed factor.

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    Pluralism and International Development

    Join us as we speak to Jena Karim about the philosophy of pluralism as a key component of international development that helps reconcile historically irreconcilable differences between groups through engagement.

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    A Common Adventure: Learning and Growing on Global UGRAD

    Peak behind the scenes of Global UGRAD with Amy Fisher Bruey and Roya Zahed.

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    Empowering the Next Generation of Young Iraqi Leaders

    Communications Officer Kathryn Schoenberger speaks to Rizwaan Akhtar about the Iraqi Youth Leadership Exchange Program (IYLEP), which brings together Iraqi and American youth for programs exploring leadership, teambuilding, and civic engagement.

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    Boosting Angola’s Healthcare

    Vice President of Communications Kimberly Abbott speaks to Jennifer Whatley about her recent trip to World Learning’s Eye Kutuloka project, which focuses on improving the ability of Angola's city governments and nongovernmental organizations to deliver services including health, education, and waste management.

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    Developing Health Workers’ Skills in Malawi to Save Lives

    Vice President of Communications Kimberly Abbott speaks to Sellina Kanyerere about how World Learning is helping to build local medical resources by educating hundreds of health professionals.

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    Supporting HIV-AIDS Affected Children in Ethiopia

    Vice President of Communications Kimberly Abbott discusses with Tahir Gero the strategic interventions World Learning has taken to support families in Ethiopia and keep children in school.

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    Capacity Building of Key Economic Sectors in the West Bank and Gaza

    Vice President of Communications Kimberly Abbott speaks to Chris Bramwell about the USAID program he leads in the West Bank and Gaza, and how it will impact the community.

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    Boosting Skills and Resilience in Angola

    Vice President of Communications Kimberly Abbott speaks to Fern Teodoro about the programs she leads in Angola and how they are affecting people’s lives.