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

How much better off would our world be if we could harness the passion and potential of the world’s youth? Through virtual exchange, children in New York City’s public schools have learned game design in lockstep with peers in Bahrain. Latino high school students in San Antonio have partnered with fellow students in Libya to create actionable pollution solutions for India’s Ganges River, and rural community college students have had worldview-expanding experiences getting to know peers in Iraq.

Advocacy Day – March 8 & 9

Advocacy Day is a unique opportunity for Alliance members to come together and engage with Congress on the positive impact international exchange has at the state and local level. Attendees will have the opportunity to directly interact with relevant representatives...

2022 Open Doors Report: What’s Next for International Education?

Every year at the beginning of International Education Week, the Open Doors Report on International Educational Exchange is released by the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and the Institute of International Education (IIE). This report provides an in-depth examination of the international student and study abroad landscape. As we amplify international education and exchange stories throughout the week, the Open Doors data grounds these narratives and speaks to the larger trends in the field.