Meridian International Center

Meridian International Center

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 days ago

New blog articles detected

Meridian International Center

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 4 days ago

New blog articles detected

  • “YLAI has changed my Entrepreneurial life” By Michelle Guimarães, YLAI Alumna from Brazil

    Michelle Guimarães is the founder and CEO of Visit Manaus. She is one of 248 fellows who participated in the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI), a professional fellows program that empowers entrepreneurs and innovative civil society leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean. YLAI focuses on strengthening their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneurial ideas and effective...

Meridian International Center

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

New blog articles detected

Meridian International Center

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 week ago

New blog articles detected

  • UK Prime Minister is a Meridian IVLP Alumna

    This post is the second entry in a blog series that will detail the itineraries of both current and former Heads of State that participated in the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) through Meridian International Center. The entry below summarizes the IVLP itinerary of UK Prime Minster Theresa May. Visitor: Prime Minister (as of July 2016) Theresa May Country of ...

Meridian International Center

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 2 weeks ago

New blog articles detected

  • Lady Liberty and Mother India

    This is the first blog in a series highlighting Meridian’s programs with India, both domestic and abroad. Each month a different department will select and share a project that represents our work with the world’s largest democracy. The series culminates in June with Meridian’s third annual cultural diplomacy forum, this year focusing on India. March 8th marks International Women’s Day, a global c...

Meridian International Center

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 3 weeks ago

New blog articles detected

  • Demonetization Ushers in New Era of Digital Finance in India

    This article is reposted from the Center for Global Development (CGD) (February 23, 2017), which was originally written by Dr. Michael Pisa, Ms. Divyanshi Wadhwa, and Dr. Anit Mukherjee. Pisa is a Policy Fellow researching how technological innovation can support financial inclusion and how the withdrawal of correspondent bank relationships may affect remittance flows. Wadhwa works as a Research A...

Meridian International Center

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

New blog articles detected

Meridian International Center

Category: Content
Type: Blog Article

Generated 1 month ago

New blog articles detected

  • The Values of Courage and Humility by Timothy Kane

    On December 8-9, I had the honor to engage 26 international visitors (IV) from Afghanistan in a leadership workshop during an exchange program coordinated by Meridian International Center entitled U.S. – China Training Programs for Afghan Cooperation and Reconstruction. This unique group was comprised of diverse key stakeholders from two distinct sectors of Afghan society: agriculture and public h...

  • Meridian IVLP Alum Becomes U.N. Secretary General

    This post is the first entry in a new blog series that will detail the itineraries of both current and former Heads of State that participated in the Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) through Meridian International Center. The entry below summarizes the IVLP itinerary of recently elected U.N. Secretary-General António Manuel de Oliveira Guterres. Visitor: U.N. S...

  • IVLP Alumni Spotlight: Examining Non-Communicable Diseases in the U.S.

    IVLP Alumni Spotlight features U.S. Department of State International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) alumni as they reflect on the impact of the program and how it has affected their work and lives. Here we feature one alumnus who participated in a Single Country Project examining Non-Communicable Diseases. The participant spent three weeks in the United States exploring the roles and work of g...

  • Program Theme Spotlight: Health

    Health-related International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) projects present both tremendous opportunities and definite challenges for programmers. The following “tips” suggest techniques for creating project experiences that give IVLP participants what they want: insight into the U.S. health care system (warts and all), and a chance to share their achievements and challenges with American coun...

  • A Case for Global Leadership

    The world is at an inflection point. Throughout both the developing and developed world, people are unsure about their future and have lost faith in their leaders and their institutions. We are seeing this in the rise of populism and xenophobia – from the rise of ISIS to Brexit and the rhetoric of America’s presidential election. While the tendency in this environment is to look towards nationalis...

  • “A Golden Opportunity: The 2016 Let Girls Learn U.S. Exchange Program” by Karima Er-Reyahy, A Moroccan Let Girls Learn Participant

    During my high school life, I was always known as the social butterfly. I spoke to everyone, tried to engage in every social activity that is available, and hence I met a lot of people who told me about exchange programs. Thanks to them, I participated in English Access Microscholarship Program, Techgirls, and Let Girls Learn. I would like to shed the light on the latter. Let Girls Learn is an ini...

  • PAYLP Through the Eyes of a Meridian Intern

    “This program has offered me the opportunity to experience what I’ve learned in school, a lot of what I teach my pupils and read on the internet and books…. I am sure this will breed a group of young leaders with a hunger for success.” (Private Mchenga of Malawi, PAYLP Adult Mentor participant) Students will often look to adults, school, and friends to shape the things they do not know. When that ...

  • Behind the Lens: Let Girls Learn

    Behind the Lens: Let Girls Learn First Lady Michelle Obama’s Let Girls Learn initiative, is an effort to support girls around the world with education and opportunity. Currently over 62 million girls are without an education.  While interning at Meridian International Center as a Marketing and Communications Intern in the GlobalConnect Division, I was invited to photograph the girls during the Let...

  • “How YLAI helped to improve my health care company” by Maria Jimena Flores, YLAI Alum from Argentina

    Maria Jimena Flores is the founder and CEO of Medical Salud. She is one of 248 fellows participating in the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Professional Fellows Program, a presidential initiative that empowers entrepreneurs and innovative civil society leaders from Latin America and the Caribbean. YLAI focuses on strengthening their capacity to launch and advance their entrepreneur...

  • UNESCO’s Announcement of New Intangible Cultural Heritage Is a Great Chance to Think about New Steps to Protect the World’s Properties

    The United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) announced the addition of 16 new sites to its Intangible Cultural Heritage list on December 1. This gives us a great opportunity not just to celebrate new additions but to think about how to protect them. These 16 new sites are literally from all over the world: Europe, Asia, South America, the Middle East, and Africa. A...

Out-Market Your Competitors?

Get complete competitive insights on over 2.2 million companies to drive your marketing strategy.

Create Free Account Log in

Out-Market Your Competitors

Get complete competitive insights on over 2.2 million companies to drive your marketing strategy.

Create Free Account

Already a user?  Log in