AMIDEAST field offices hosted a number of events during IEW 2019, including:
- Panel discussions at AMIDEAST/Morocco for potential applicants to U.S. universities
- Outreach and advising sessions at AMIDEAST/Yemen for high schoolers interested in studying in the United States
- A conference in Saudi Arabia to promote student success in higher and international education
- A live webinar in Egypt with a previous participant in the Teachers of Critical Languages Program to encourage more Egyptian teachers to apply
- A Career Day at AMIDEAST/Kuwait to inform students about the tests and services AMIDEAST provides
- A Facebook Live discussion for Gazans to learn about AMIDEAST’s education opportunities
In addition, a standout event was a live webinar hosted at AMIDEAST’s D.C. headquarters. Three alumni of AMIDEAST programs who are now on our HQ staff gave their unique take on why studying in a foreign country was important to them and how it led to their work in international education! For those of you who missed the event, a recording of the engaging session is available here.
IEW is a joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education, supporting their efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences.