Our alumni are meeting important people, sharing their expertise in influential publications, and attending conferences around the world.
Meet some of our inspiring alumni and find out about our upcoming gatherings we are hosting across the United States.
What have our alumni been up to?
- Andrew Budsock, Franz Wayne Rivera, and Nicole Bustamante (CBYX, 2015) were selected as delegates to the Harvard Project for Asian and International Relations (HPAIR) conference in Hong Kong.
- Danielle Johnson (Alfa Fellowship, 2014) published an article on conflict-related sexual violence in eastern Ukraine.
- Charly Wilder (Alfa Fellowship, 2015) wrote a New York Times piece on the Syrian refugee who will compete in the Rio Olympics.
- Lauren Day (Bosch Fellowship, 2004) was included in the 40 under 40 list by PR week.
- Clay Guillory (CBYX, 2012), founder of Titan Robotics, is using 3-D printing to create prosthetics that support Paralympic athletes.
- Denis McDonough (Bosch Fellowship, 2000), former White House Chief of Staff, participates in a Q&A as “America’s Most Powerful Bike Commuter.”
- Our CBYX team gave a very warm welcome to our 32nd cohort as they returned home and became our newest alumni.
- Gayle Tzemach Lemmon (Bosch Fellowship, 2002) weighs in on how online “sympathy needs to be matched by real world caring” in her latest article “Gold Families Deserve Better Than One News Cycle.”
- Alumni of our Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative regional workshops were recently chosen to meet Secretary John Kerry through their participation in the YSEALI Sea Camp event in the Philippines.
So proud of our #YSEALIoceans alums that were chosen to meet @JohnKerry #SecKerryPH https://t.co/1zQ5RBoXSp pic.twitter.com/UiCytJxqYr
— Cultural Vistas (@CulturalVistas) July 27, 2016
Events + Alumni Network News
- Capture Experiences
Our 2016 photo contest is open to all alumni, the winner will receive a trip to Washington, D.C. for FotoWeekDC and a gallery event with their photo featured. Here are some winning tips from fellow Cultural Vistas alumni.
- Save the Date:
- August 19 | Minneapolis, Minn.: Cultural Vistas Get-together for alumni and current exchange participants. RSVP here.
- August 24 | San Diego, Calif.: Cultural Vistas Get-together for alumni and current exchange participants. RSVP Here.
- September 7 | Portland, Oregon: Cultural Vistas Get-together for alumni and current exchange participants. RSVP Here.
- September 20 | Mountain View, Calif.: Cultural Vistas Get-together for alumni and current exchange participants. Details to come.
- September 22 | Washington, D.C.: Cultural Vistas Alumni Network Launch Event. Details to come.
- Capture Experiences
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Just because your exchange experience has ended doesn’t mean our relationship has to. If you’re interested in getting more involved with our work, arranging a local alumni gathering, or just have some news to share, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org.