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FLEX Student of the Month — January 2014

Tsiala Khomasuridze, a World Link student from Georgia, is committed to volunteering as well as sharing her Georgian culture and traditions with her host community, school, family, and friends.

Dr. Jill Biden Joins TechWomen Mentors and Leaders to Hear Their Mentoring Stories

Dr. Jill Biden, second lady of the United States, believes in the power of mentoring and in the power of the TechWomen program. "I love the idea of women helping other women to succeed and to soar,” she said.

Jóvenes en Acción (Youth In Action)

The Jóvenes en Acción (Youth in Action) Program provides high school students from Mexico the opportunity to spend one month in the United States to build leadership, communication, English language, and community engagement skills.

Fulbright Foreign Student Alumna Introduces First Seeing-Eye Dog to Mongolia

As a student in Mongolia, Uyanga Erdenbold did not have the same opportunity to read books as her fellow students did until she reached college.

Discovering American Culture

Nodirjon Siddikov was expecting many things when he came to Rochester, New York, as part of the Fulbright Foreign Student Program in 2009, but a vibrant food culture was not one of them.

Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute Alumnus Reflects on His Fellowship

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Daniel Voda, a 2010 BFTF Alumnus from Moldova, reflects on his experience at the Benjamin Franklin Transatlantic Fellows Summer Institute.

My Extended Minnesota Family

Fahmida Zaman sometimes missed her family in Bangladesh during her Global Undergraduate Exchange Program experience. She spent the better part of 2012 at St. Catherine University in Minnesota, well removed from her home. But, she is thankful for the connections she made with professors, her “friendship family,” American and international students, and one very memorable meeting with another Bangladeshi.

Inspired to Volunteer and Motivated to Change

When Reham Al-Eryani applied to the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program she was motivated by a desire to experience American culture first-hand.

TechGirls 2013: A Network of Young Innovators

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TechGirls is an international exchange program designed to empower young girls from the Middle East and North Africa with the knowledge and resources to pursue higher education and careers in technology.

Sustaining a Healthy Future for India

Dr. Chariar has developed a low cost waterless toilet—a massively innovative solution to India’s massive sanitation problem.

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