Biden Administration’s FY24 Budget Request: Proposed Exchanges Funding Explained

By: Andrea Bodine The Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) appropriations cycle is officially in full swing with the release of the Biden...

Member Op-Ed: With Virtual Exchange, Young People are Changing the World

By Carol Jenkins, World Learning and Christine Shiau, Stevens Initiative at the Aspen Institute   “There are some youth who have...

What the Biden National Security Strategy Means for Exchanges

By Mark Overmann  Speaking at the Alliance Annual Conference in October, Scott Weinhold, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary at the...

Alliance for International Exchange Names Mark Overmann Executive Director

The Alliance for International Exchange has named Mark Overmann as its new Executive Director. He will begin his tenure on October 3....

COVID-19 Restrictions

The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges for international exchange programs due to their heavy dependence on travel and people-to-people interactions.

Resources and News

Resources to engage and inform the exchange community

The Alliance Photo Gallery

View pictures from our annual meetings.

Annual Conference

Gallery of pictures from recent annual conferences.

View pictures from Advocacy Day.

Advocacy Day

Gallery of pictures from recent and past Advocacy Days.

View pictures from J-Day.

Exchange Day

Gallery of pictures from recent and past Exchange Days.

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Impact Numbers


U.S. employers put significant value on international experience when hiring

million hours of community service were completed by exchange participants and U.S. hosts

billion dollars were contributed to the U.S. economy by International students

thousand members of the J1 visa program community