Over 1,400 international visitors on the State Department’s J-1 Exchange Visitor Program volunteered at the 2017 TCS New York City Marathon.

This year more than 1,400 students, au pairs, and interns on the J-1 Exchange Visitor Program volunteered on race day, making them the largest and most diverse...

SOIL co-founder Sasha Kramer (right) demonstrates the impact of compost generated from human waste in Port-au-Prince, Haiti.

Hear from the female co-founder of an organization in Haiti that promotes ecological sanitation — turning human waste into compost.


USAID’s student exchange programs prepare students to be leaders in their country’s development. But they also bring benefits to American students, faculty and...

A woman smiles, holding her hands together in front of her heart. She stands in front of a blackboard with Nepali writing.

In May, Nepal held its first local elections in 20 years. In that time, a lot has changed, especially for Harka Maya, a woman who was elected deputy mayor...

Rama Kayyali at Global Innovation Week in September in Washington, D.C.

Second in the series is Rama Kayyali, co-founder of Little Thinking Minds, a children’s education company that creates engaging digital Arabic literacy...

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