by Andrea Bodine | Mar 15, 2023 | Alliance Commentary, Featured Post
The Fiscal Year 2024 (FY24) appropriations cycle is officially in full swing with the release of the Biden Administration’s proposed budget late last week. The President’s $6.8 trillion request, while unlikely to be enacted in the current divided Congress, presents a starting point for the negotiations to come.
by Alliance Staff | Feb 23, 2023 | Alliance Commentary, Featured Post
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.
by Mark Overmann | Nov 4, 2022 | Featured PostBy Mark Overmann Speaking at the Alliance Annual Conference in October, Scott Weinhold, Principal Deputy Assistant Secretary at the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), gave us a strong clue as to where ECA’s focus will be in the...
by Alliance Staff | Sep 15, 2022 | Featured PostThe Alliance for International Exchange has named Mark Overmann as its new Executive Director. He will begin his tenure on October 3. Overmann rejoins the Alliance, where he served as Deputy Director, and as Assistant Director/Senior Policy Specialist. The Alliance,...
by Laine Cavanaugh | May 6, 2021 | Featured Post
The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges for international exchange programs due to their heavy dependence on travel and people-to-people interactions.