AEIF2018 opens on March 1!

#AEIF2018 opens on March 1! #ExchangeAlumni may apply for up to $25,000 to support their #AEIF public service projects under one of five themes: fostering economic prosperity; building civic participation, good governance, and resilient communities; promoting inclusion and educational opportunity; advancing science, technology, health and innovation; and empowering women and girls. Need some inspiration? Check out ...
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Youth Ambassadors 2016 Awards Ceremony

Thirty French and twelve American participants to the Youth Ambassadors for Community Service exchange program attended a reception at the George Marshall Center, on January 20, 2017. They shared their impressions on the program with Chargé d’Affaires Uzra Zeya and French representative (Commissariat général à l’égalité des territoires) Kais Marzouki. During the ceremony, they received ...
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2015 Youth Ambassadors Debriefing

On March 18-20, twenty-six participants of the exchange program Youth Ambassadors for Community Service met in Paris for the program’s annual debriefing weekend, or “Weekend of Reflection”. On March 18, the group attended a reception in their honor at the George Marshall Center, in presence of Deputy Chief of Mission Ms Uzra ZEYA and of ...
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Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2016

Embassy Paris is excited to announce the opening of the 2016 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund competition! Alumni teams submit project proposals though the International Exchange Alumni website ( https://alumni.state.gov/aeif ) and compete to win awards of up to $25,000. A short time in the future in a community very close to you… Gather your teams and start thinking about innovative solutions for common challenges in your community to prepare ...
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Congratulations to France’s Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) 2015 Winners!

In 2015, the U.S. Department of State  hosted the fifth annual Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) project competition. Out of more than 800 proposals submitted, 48 winning teams were selected to carry-out innovative projects of global significance.  The teams – in 43 different countries around the world, including France – will tackle critical issues such as access to education, women’s ...
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IVLP Gold Stars’ Tour

The IVLP Gold Stars’ Tour: Alumni Connecting the World is a special initiative designed to emphasize the direct results and the overall impact of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP). This special initiative highlights contributions of IVLP alumni in their home communities and re-connects alumni with U.S. “citizen diplomats” and counterparts. In 2015, French alumnus ...
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Youth Ambassadors Alumni Act on Citizenship!

The French Youth Ambassadors Alumni association organized its third annual reunion on May 9, 2015 around a colloquium on citizenship in Bordeaux, with the support of the U.S. Embassy and APP Bordeaux. The colloquium was presided over by former Prime Minister and Mayor of Bordeaux Alain Juppé and U.S. Consul Toby Wolf. The Youth Ambassadors exchange program was ...
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IVLP Alumni Associations Partnership

On April 23, 2015, the Cercle Jefferson , the Cercle Andrew Young and the Moroccan American Friendship Foundation have signed a partnership agreement and organized a conference on intra-African Economic Cooperation: the example of Morocco, at the George Marshall Center in Paris, with the support of the U.S. Embassy in Paris and the African Regional Services. The US Embassy’s Minister-Counselor for Public Affairs Philip ...
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Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) begins February 3, 2015

Start drafting your project proposals NOW! Log in to view the 2015 competition The State Department created the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) in 2011 to support alumni initiatives that promote shared values and innovative solutions to global challenges. The competition provides small grants to teams of past and current participants of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs to carry out public service projects ...
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USG Exchange Alumni @ the 2014 Global Entrepreneurship Summit

Eleven young U.S. government-exchange alumni entrepreneurs from Algeria, Egypt, France, Germany and Morocco participated in the 5th Global Entrepreneurship Summit , which took place on November 19-21, 2014 in Marrakesh, Morocco. On Wednesday, November 12, the group participated in a videoconference to prepare the summit. Speakers included Todd Schwartz, Senior Advisor at the Department of State’s Bureau of ...
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France Fulbright Alumni in Tbilisi

The President of France Fulbright Alumni participated in the European Network of American Alumni Associations (ENAM) conference held on July 11-12, 2014 in Tbilisi, with the support of the U.S. Embassy. On the evening of July 11th, Ambassador Richard Norland hosted a reception in honor of the 4th Annual ENAM conference. The next day, the conference was held in downtown Tbilisi on the theme ...
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Youth Ambassadors Take Action!

The association Youth Ambassadors Alumni organised its second annual reunion on June 26 and 27, 2014, with the support of the U.S. Embassy and the National Agency for Social Cohesion and Equal Opportunities (ACSé). Approximately 60 participants attended. They were high school and university students, aged 16-24 years-old. They were selected when they were high ...
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The Jefferson Circle Welcomes Newly Returned International Visitors

On Thursday, June 12, 2014, the Chargé d’Affaires Mark A. Taplin congratulated participants to the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) who traveled in 2013-2014, at the welcoming reception organized by the Jefferson Circle at the George Marshall Center, in Paris. Approximately a hundred guests were present. Created in 2011, the Jefferson Circle is an association which aims ...
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Meet your Entrepreneurship Mentor!

“Entrepreneurship in a Borderless World” is the topic that brought together entrepreneurs, graduates and students from around the world for a special three-day meeting in Berlin, Germany. Organized by the German and French Fulbright Alumni Associations, with the support of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Embassies in Paris and Berlin , this conference took place ...
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AEIF 2016

Embassy Paris is excited to announce the opening of the 2016 Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund competition! Alumni teams submit project proposals though the International Exchange Alumni website ( https://alumni.state.gov/aeif ) and compete to win awards of up to $25,000. A short time in the future in a community very close to you… Gather your teams and start thinking about innovative solutions for common challenges in your community to prepare ...
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