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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Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (#YTILI) Fellows is now open!

Are you a young European entrepreneur looking to taking your commercial or social venture to the next level? The U.S. Department of State and the German Marshall Fund are proud to announce that the application window for the next generation of Young Transatlantic Innovation Leaders Initiative (#YTILI) Fellows is now open! YTILI brings young European ...
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Election Night in Toulouse

Over 120 people attended last night’s “Nuit des Elections 2016,” hosted by Marketing and Communication ISEG, which included performances by a 20-person gospel choir that brought down the house, a jazz band, hip-hop dancers, a blues musician, and numerous debates, presentations, Skype connections and live CNN newsfeeds.  The event was a major cooperative effort between ...
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Young Americans may decide who wins the White House

The generation of Americans known as millennials, most of whom are between the ages of 18 and 35, has surpassed the baby boomers (ages 52–70) as the largest living U.S. generation. And that has some political pundits saying that the 2016 presidential election hinges on whether the millennials show up to vote. As almost all of them have ...
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Saint-Omer – Maryland Exchange

In the 18th century, the prestigious College of English Jesuits at Saint-Omer welcomed three American descendants of Irish Catholics immigrants who had made a new home in Maryland. At the time, the College had a worldwide reputation for excellence and offered students a stellar education. Once educated, the three Carroll sons returned to Maryland to ...
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Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES), June 22-24

President Obama will host the seventh annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit (GES) at Stanford University in Palo Alto, CA, June 22-24, 2016. GES is a reflection of the U.S. government’s commitment to utilize entrepreneurship as a foundational tool to build more economically prosperous, secure, and globally connected communities around the world. For more information, visit  www.GES2016.org. ...
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Future Tennis Champions in Aubervilliers

On May 25, U.S. Ambassador to France, Jane D. Hartley, inaugurated two outdoor tennis courts completely renovated at the CMA Municipal Tennis Club of Aubervilliers, with Ms. Meriem Derkaoui, mayor of Aubervilliers. This renovation project initiated by the Ambassador, was made possible through the support of the city of Aubervilliers, the French Tennis Federation, BNP ...
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Samuel Grzybowski Recipient of the 2016 Emerging Young Leaders Award

On April 20, 2016 Assistant Secretary for Educational and Cultural Affairs Evan Ryan and Under Secretary for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs Richard Stengel honored a group of extraordinary young leaders with the Emerging Young Leaders Award. These inspiring youth from around the world were recognized for their tireless efforts to promote positive social change ...
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