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Finding Her Voice in Bosnia

Katie’s passion for culture, language, and food was a perfect fit in Bosnia.

Finding a Second family in Thailand

"Take the leap into the unknown. It will be the best choice you make..."

New Year's Eve in Dubai

Before traveling to Oman on the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Program, Dylan Hoey had never left the United States.

Inspiring Young Audiences and Building Bridges with Local Communities through Dance

Donald Byrd and his dance company Spectrum Dance Theater recently embarked on a DanceMotion USA tour. The Artistic Director and crew began the tour in Nepal, where they used dance to entertain and engage with the local people.

Lessons Learned from Teaching English to Mothers of Visually-Impaired Children

When Marquita Green accepted the fellowship for the English Language Fellow Program in Morocco, she never imagined she would have the opportunity to work with such a dedicated group of teachers and staff. Through the program, Marquita has worked at an American Language Center in Marrakech, teaching English to the mothers of blind or visually impaired children, so the mothers are able to read to their kids and help them learn.

New Jersey Host Mother’s Sons "Enriched" by Exchange Students

Claire Mattern was unaware at the time that a newspaper advertisement calling for host families would change the course of her life, but ten years later she is still hosting international exchange students.

From Basketball to Government, Host Family Teaches CBYX Student All About Kentucky

Betty Patterson and her husband Hubert never thought about being a host family.

Discovering the World, and Herself, in Malaysia

As Hannah took part in unforgettable adventures like a trek through the jungle, she realized that the experience was changing her in ways she’d never expected. She was becoming more patient, more likely to experiment, and less likely to judge others. But most importantly, her need to communicate overcame everything.

First Sports Envoys with Disabilities Travel to China to Advance Disability Rights and Inclusion

Addressing the rights and inclusion of persons with disabilities in China has emerged as a significant foreign policy issue in the twenty-first century. Dr. Becky Clark and Dr. Woodson- Smith made a historical trip serving as the first ever disabled sports envoys to travel on behalf of the State Department to Guangzhou, China.

Fulbright Alumnus Leads Train of Entrepreneurial “Millennials” across the United States

For Patrick Dowd, the most pivotal moment of his 2010-11 Fulbright scholarship was his time spent on a crowded train in India.

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