Citizen Diplomacy News
Women's Delegation from Haiti Visits Pasadena
March 23, 2011
International Visitors Council of Los Angeles
A delegation of women from Haiti visited Los Angeles for the last stop on their IVLP project focused on Leadership Development for Women. Their meeting with Women at Work's executive leadership lead to a productive discussion. The full article is available online here.
April 5, 2011
Minot Area Council for International Visitors
Minot Daily News
The Minot Daily News recently featured a profile of the Minot Area Council for International Visitors. The article describes the International Visitor Leadership Program and the council's activities as local citizen diplomats. To read the article, follow this link.
Visitors Learn How to Use Technology to Teach
March 30, 2011
Piedmont Triad Council for International Visitors
News & Record
A delegation of International Visitors from the Republic of Georgia recently came to High Point, North Carolina as part of their program focused on technology's role in education. The group of educators and administrators met students and other educators utilizing integrated technology and multimedia at local universities and schools. To read the full article in the News & Record, click here.
How Do You Spot a Future World Leader?
March 29, 2011
BBC News Magazine
By Jon Kelly
The BBC News Magazine profiles the International Visitor Leadership Program this week, and it offers an interesting foreign press perspective on the program. The article mentions the IVLP's 70th Anniversary and how the program identifies future leaders while they are still in the middle of their careers. Read more at this link.
Changing Hearts and Minds
Foreign Service Journal
By Joanne Grady Huskey
The Foreign Service Journal recently published an article on the International Visitor Leadership Program and how it offers an effective means of promoting peace and common understanding. Joanne Grady Huskey, a Program Officer at the Meridian International Center, gives specific details of how people from different countries around the world have gained new understanding of the United States during their time in this country, and how U.S. citizens become more globalized as a result of the program. The full article is available online here.
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