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Results are Tagged with "Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Abroad"

November 2015 - American Abroad Student of the Month

Olympia, Washington native Fay Lee seeks out opportunities to share her American experience with her Malaysian peers in her host city of Shah Alam by facilitating discussions between her fellow YES alumni and her Malaysian peers.

YES Abroad Experience Fosters Alumna's Passion for Human Rights

Savannah Wooten's 10 months in Sarajevo sparked within her a deep interest in the power of policy and diplomacy to prevent, mitigate, and comprehensively respond to international conflict and mass atrocity crimes.

YES Abroad Alumna Receives Citizen Diplomacy Award for Dedication to Service, Cultural Exchange

After her exchange, Sarah Bibbey cofounded an NGO in Kumasi, Ghana called Enliven Mama Africa, which empowers Ghanaian mothers through a diverse portfolio of strategies.

YES ABROAD: Indonesia with Baillie

YES Abroad Indonesia

Join Baillie, on her year abroad in Indonesia as part of the YES Abroad program.

YES ABROAD: South Africa with Jack

YES Abroad South Africa

Visit Jack, on his year abroad in South Africa as part of the YES Abroad program.

YES ABROAD: Macedonia with Natalia

YES Abroad Macedonia

Follow Natalia during her year abroad in Macedonia, as part of the YES Abroad program.

YES ABROAD: Thailand with Brandon

YES Abroad Thailand

Join Brandon, as he reflects on his year abroad in Thailand, as part of the YES Abroad program.

Yes Abroad: Make the World Your Classroom

The YES Abroad program provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school students to develop a perspective of a Muslim culture first-hand.

American Abroad Student of the Month - May 2015

Precious King, American Abroad Student of the Month for May, radiates ambassadorial spirit and contributes to her community in Accra, Ghana through volunteering, learning the local languages, participating in sports at her school, and joining in local dance traditions.

American Abroad Student of the Month - April 2015

Easton, Massachusetts native Daniel Herschlag hit the ground running when he landed in Bosnia and Herzegovina for his YES Abroad exchange program, learning the language quickly and getting involved with numerous clubs and volunteer organizations.

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