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TechGirls: Fatma’s Story

Before Fatma began her three week TechGirls exchange program in the United States, she had yet to venture outside of her “tiny slice of life in Yemen.”

U.S. and Egyptian Educators Benefit from Collaboration

Ez Eldin Salem participated in the State Department’s Teachers of Critical Languages Program, which brings teachers from China and Egypt to teach Mandarin and Arabic in U.S. elementary and secondary schools for one academic year.

Sports Visitor Program

Young non-elite athletes and coaches chosen by U.S. missions overseas to visit the United States for a fast-paced two week exchange program.

Youth Leadership Programs

Students from various countries study topics that include civic education, leadership development, and community service.

Kennedy-Lugar YES Program

Kennedy-Lugar program participants express their enthusiasm for their U.S. experience.

The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program provides scholarships to high school students.

TechGirls

TechGirls

TechGirls is an international exchange program designed to empower young girls to pursue careers in the science and technology sectors.

Empowerment and the Soccer Field

Women Empowered Through Sports

"Playing sports gives a girl the feeling of empowerment, ...how to become a better, stronger character."

Youth TechCamp

It's hands-on experience at Youth TechCamp

The U.S. Department of State hosted the first Youth TechCamp in Washington, D.C. for 21 Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program alumni

International Leaders in Education Program

The International Leaders in Education Program (ILEP) brings outstanding secondary school teachers of English, math, science and social studies from the Near East, South Asia, Southeast Asia, Sub-Saharan Africa and the Western Hemisphere to the United States to further develop expertise in their subject areas, enhance their teaching skills and increase their knowledge about the United States. ILEP teachers participate in a five-month academic program at U.S. university graduate schools of education.

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