International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)
State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs sponsored a multi-regional project through its International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to examine the impact of volunteerism on the volunteers themselves and the communities they serve.
“Makers: Innovation, Education and Entrepreneurship,” is an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) specifically for Egypt that took place from September 15 to October 3, 2014.
Through an exploration of women, peace and security, international participants took away strategies for directing positive political, social and economic change in a democratic society.
Peggy Rivas, an International Visitor from Venezuela, tells us why she is a woman empowered.