Elsa Nicolovius and Assistant Secretary Royce

2019 Citizen Diplomacy Award

On July 11, 2019, the State Department presented its third annual Citizen Diplomacy Award which recognizes American citizens and organizations leading efforts to renew and strengthen U.S. relationships with the world.

U.S. Department of State Hosts Series of Career Readiness Workshops for Gilman Alumni

The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs’ USA Study Abroad branch will host a series of career readiness workshops for approximately 150 alumni of the Benjamin A. Gilman International Scholarship Program over the next two weeks.

Olga Dolinina

How Table Hockey is Helping Displaced Children in Ukraine Cope with Stress and PTSD

Learn how table hockey is helping displaced children in Ukraine cope with stress and PTSD.

English Language Fellows Midyear Conferences 2018 Promo

The English Language Fellow Program sends experienced English language teachers on teaching assignments around the world.


Language Learning with Emojis

Our National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) alumni used emojis to teach us a few words in Mandarin Chinese.

Tony Memmel

Tony Memmel and His Band: Back From Tour

After his #AmericanMusicAbroad tour, guitarist Tony Memmel, shares how music helped him connect with youth with physical differences around the world.