Webinar Tag

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The goals of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) program are not only to improve the language skills of American high school and gap-year students but also to develop a cadre of citizen ambassadors. On January 17, 2018, current NSLI-Y Arabic Academic Year students shared about the religious, linguistic and ethnic diversity of Morocco and how they have contributed to mutual understanding in Morocco. We invite you to watch the recording of this special event. Click here to watch the speakers discuss fostering mutual understanding in Morocco. ClickRead More
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On November 16, 2017, current students on the Hindi academic year program shared about their community service experience in India so far and reflected on what it has meant to serve their local community and each other. The event took place during International Education Week, which celebrated the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. We invite you to watch the recording of this special event. Click here to watch the Q&A. Read about the NSLI-Y student speakers and watch their presentations below: Namaste! My name is Lucia and this year IRead More
Opening slide of virtual event
NSLI-Y Interactive hosted the first Virtual Event of the 2017-2018 Academic Year on Saturday, September 30. The event featured four NSLI-Y alumni who shared how NSLI-Y has impacted their lives and what they are up to now. If you were not able to attend the live event, we invite you to watch the recording! Prospective NSLI-Y students, the NSLI-Y application is now open and the deadline to apply for 2018-2019 programs is November 2, 2017 at 4:00 PM Eastern Time. Click here to watch the Q&A. Introducing the speakers for theRead More
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Posted On February 22, 2017By Signe KnutsonIn Arabic

Diversity in Morocco – January 17th, 2017

On January 17th, NSLI-Y Interactive hosted the first event of 2017 featuring students on the NSLI-Y Arabic Academic Year program in Rabat. Three NSLI-Y students presented on topics related to Diversity in Morocco including race, ethnicity, and their manifestations in Morocco today, religious diversity in Morocco, and gender and its effects on society. The presenters were also joined by two YES alumni from Morocco who shared their local perspectives and experiences from living in the U.S. For anyone interested in the NSLI-Y program, life in Morocco, or diversity abroad, weRead More
NSLI-Y 10th Anniversary Logo
The third and final webinar in the tenth anniversary celebration series, “Making a Worldwide Difference,” was held on Thursday, December 12, 2016 in collaboration with the Partnership for Public Service (PPS). Two representatives from PPS, Kari Rea and Ella Holman, presented on federal hiring information and opportunities, how to apply to federal jobs, background checks and security clearances, and the Pathways Program. They also gave detailed explanations on how to evaluate federal job postings on USA Jobs, and tips for using the website and completing online applications. As the processRead More
Opening slide of webinar presentation titled United States Institute of Peace: Making Peace Possibe
In the ongoing celebration of NSLI-Y’s 10th Anniversary, NSLI-Y administrative staff continues the alumni webinar series, “Making a Worldwide Difference.” The second webinar in the series, “United States Institute of Peace:  Service and Careers in Peace Building,” took place on December 1, 2016 at 4 PM EST. Two USIP representatives, Allison Sturma and Melissa Nozell, spoke on their work with and resources for students, how to connect where you are now as a NSLI-Y alum to career possibilities in peace building, how peace building can be incorporated into other careersRead More
Global Education Conference Announcement

Posted On November 21, 2016By Signe KnutsonIn Global

NSLI-Y and YES Abroad at the Global Education Conference

The Global Education Conference is an annual free, week-long online event bringing together educators, students and innovators from around the world. The conference seeks to present ideas, examples, and projects all related to international education and global competency. This year, the virtual conference event was held 24/7 from November 13-16, 2016. NSLI-Y and YES Abroad alumni, as well as the NSLI-Y Taiwan Resident Director, presented at the Global Education Conference on their exchange and language learning experiences. See below to view the recordings from their sessions: Host Family Experiences in Study AbroadRead More
NSLI-Y Alumni Webinar on The Peace Corps Experience

Posted On November 14, 2016By Signe KnutsonIn Global

10th Anniversary Alumni Webinar 1: The Peace Corps Experience

To celebrate NSLI-Y’s 10th anniversary, NSLI-Y administrative staff is facilitating an alumni webinar series, “Making a Worldwide Difference.” The first webinar, “The Peace Corps Experience,” was held on October 20th and included four Returned Peace Corps Volunteers: Keeley Hayes, Sally Y. Kim, Pharren Crawford, and Harris Javed. Each spoke about their experiences as PeaceCorps Volunteers and their current work at Peace Corps Headquarters. During her service, Keeley worked on education in the Kyrgyz Republic. Sally worked in Kazakhstan on Community Economic Development. Pharren worked on health in Mozambique. Harris workedRead More