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ACADEMIC EXCHANGES

Broaden Individual Perspective

INSPIRING STORIES

BE PASSIONATE

"Although I sang and wrote songs since I was a child, I almost never showed them to anyone. During my year in U.S., I felt like I opened up and ‘bloomed’ in a way. I began singing and writing more than ever before, and I felt encouraged by people around me."

OVERSEAS LANGUAGE IMMERSION

Increase Knowledge

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EXPLORE OUR PROGRAMS

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN CULTURE AND BUILD YOUR LANGUAGE SKILLS

EDUCATIONAL DEVELOPMENT

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OUR IMPACT

Aug 29

Watch Ted Talk From YES Alumna: Dare to Educate Afghan Girls

YES program alumna Shabana Basij-Rasikh (’05) is a founder and managing director of SOLA (School of Leadership, Afghanistan), an educational nonprofit that encourages leadership and creates educational opportunities for Afghan girls and women.

Aug 27

JFDP Alumna Empowers Disadvantaged Youth Through Sports

Gayane Grigoryan, a JFDP alumna from Armenia, is encouraging Armenian youth with disabilities to participate in adaptive sports and recreational programs through the U.S.–Armenia Sports for Success program. This program is a partnership between Mobility International USA (MIUSA), Agate Center for Women with Special Needs in Gyumri, and the Pyunic Armenian Association for the Disabled in Yerevan.

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