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Results are Tagged with "Government and Public Policy"

A Lesson in Politics and Compassion

It’s just amazing to learn how the government works here. I was a legislative page for two weeks in the state legislature and that was something I never imagined.

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars

Study of the U.S. Institutes for Scholars are designed to strengthen curricula and improve the quality of teaching about the United States in academic institutions overseas.

Fortune - U.S. Department of State Global Women's Mentoring Partnership

The Fortune-U.S. Department of State Global Women’s Mentoring Partnership is a public-private partnership that supports women’s economic, social, and political empowerment through leadership workshops and mentoring assignments for up to 25 emerging women global leaders from around the world. These emerging women leaders are mentored by U.S. executive women from Fortune’s Most Powerful Women network for a three week program.

Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program

The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program provides 10 months of professional enrichment and non-degree graduate-level study in the United States for accomplished mid-level professionals.

Standing Together for Human Rights

Daman helped set up the summer 2011 program for the first two delegations of Afghans participating in the ECA U.S./Afghan Professional Partnership.

National Science Bowl Puts Exchange Student to the Test

Really to be an exchange student here is not only to have fun – you should learn something. Traveling is really fun but there are a lot more important things that you should dig out about America.

Anita Learns About Another Culture, and Herself

My experience helped me to approach difficult situations with perspective and objectivity.

Community Solutions

The Community Solutions Program (CSP) is a professional development program for the best and brightest community leaders, from over 90 countries, to confront common problems across the areas of environmental issues, tolerance and conflict resolution, transparency and accountability, and women and gender issues through four-month fellowships with community-based not-for-profit, public and government offices across the United States.