How My IVLP Experience Inspired My Career Goals

In this Exchange Matters piece, International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) alumna Saroopa Taylor, Ph.D., reflects on her journey from IVLP participant to programmer, and how she’s engaging global communities as a "scientific communicator.”

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My International Education Experience

November 14-18 is International Education Week (IEW) and we’re celebrating how global education and exchange programs transform lives. Six young professionals share how international exchange changed their perspectives of the world.

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Global Ties Forum: Building New Forms of Citizen Engagement

Register now for our upcoming virtual event: "Building New Forms of Citizen Engagement: Global Views and Trends."

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Q&A with Adrian Lasimbang 

The IVLP alumni reflects on his IVLP experience, how exchange programs can be used to target climate change, and the importance of community-driven initiatives.

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