The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) at the US Department of State supports a huge number of international students and visitors to and from the US every year, and AMIDEAST is proud to help administer several of those programs in the MENA region. AMIDEAST is especially proud that some of the students and alumni from those programs have been featured in a the ECA podcast 22.33!
Check out the full podcasts on 22.33 and get full perspectives from alumni of State Department exchange programs, including Ali Makahleh from Jordan, who participated in the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study (YES) Program. And Lucien Bourjeily, a Fulbright grantee from Lebanon.
You can also learn about broader topics, like how Muslims and non-Muslims alike experience Ramadan while on ECA exchange programs. There are many fascinating first-hand accounts to be heard!
Read more and see a full list of the 22.33 content here: https://eca.state.gov/2233