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FLEX Student of the Month – March 2016

Jennet, a Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) student from Turkmenistan, has won over her entire community and school with her enthusiasm, hard work and dedication.

FLEX Student of the Month –February 2016

Anel, a World Link-placed Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) student from Kazakhstan, is an eager volunteer and enthusiastic student ambassador.

Secretary’s International Women of Courage Award and Exchange Program

The annual Secretary of State's International Women of Courage Award honors women around the globe who have exemplified exceptional courage and leadership in advocating for human rights, women’s equality, and social progress, often at great personal risk.

State Department Celebrates 75 Years of Exchanges at Global Leadership Forum in Virginia

State Department is sponsoring the Global Leadership Forum in Charlottesville, Virginia from March 29-30, 2016. The two-day forum is part of the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ celebration of 75 years of State Department-sponsored exchange programs.

International Woman of Courage May Sabe Phyu

May Sabe Phyu's bravery in the face of criminal charges, harassment, and fines for her leadership in advocating for the full and equal rights of women in ethnic and religious minorities in Burma earned her recognition as an International Woman of Courage.

Emerging Young Leaders Award and Exchange Program

The Emerging Young Leaders Award will be granted to ten outstanding young leaders from across the globe. The awardees will visit the United States for an intensive three-week program designed to recognize and support their efforts to enact positive societal transformation.

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders

The Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders, begun in 2014, is the flagship program of President Obama’s Young African Leaders Initiative (YALI) that empowers young people through academic coursework, leadership training, and networking.

A-SMYLE Student of the Month – May 2015

Milica Jovanovic, a CIEE-placed American Serbia and Montenegro Youth Leadership Exchange (A-SMYLE) student from Serbia, was an active member of her host community, volunteering for over 100 hours, participating in the school musical and the swim and dive team, and holding presentations about Serbian history and culture.

A-SMYLE Student of the Month – April 2015

Tijana Nikic, an American Councils-placed American Serbia and Montenegro Youth Leadership Exchange (A-SMYLE) student from Serbia, excelled academically at her host school with a 4.8 GPA and made both the Honor Roll and Headmaster’s List while tutoring other students, volunteering at the public library, and participating in the Debate Team.

FLEX Student of the Month – May 2015

Diana from Turkmenistan volunteered extensively in her host community, gave 15 presentations on Turkmen culture and history, excelled academically earning straight A's, acted in the school musical, and joined many clubs including the Math Club, Future Farmers of America, and Family, Career and Community Leaders of America.

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