International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP)

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International Visitor Leadership Program 70th Anniversary in 2011

In 2011, the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) celebrated its 70th birthday as the U.S. Department of State's premier professional exchange program.

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African Women's Entrepreneurship Program

The African Women’s Entrepreneurship Program (AWEP) is a State Department initiative launched to identify and build networks of women entrepreneurs across Sub-Saharan Africa.

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Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists

Edward R. Murrow Program for Journalists brings 75 emerging leaders from around the world to examine journalistic practices in the United States.

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IVLP: Parks, Biodiversity, and Ecotourism Management

Each year, the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) brings over 4,000 foreign visitors from all over the world to the United States to meet and confer with their professional counterparts and to experience the U.S.


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