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17 03, 2017

Trump Budget Compromises Important Diplomacy Programs

2017-08-01T22:05:40+00:00 By |

Our interest in preserving State Department programs, like the visitor exchange, is not self-promoting; it is national security preserving. After 27 years supporting cultural exchange programs, we know that programs aimed at creating global connections work. They accomplish the goal of greater understanding and establish early diplomatic ties with foreigner students, many of whom [...]

8 03, 2017

International Women’s Day

2017-08-01T22:10:01+00:00 By |

Alliance Abroad celebrates women around the world. As a woman owned business, we believe in the power of women. We lift, advance and support women to break through stereotypes and shatter glass ceilings.  We encourage women to embrace and own their power and potential. We must stand [...]

2 03, 2017

Austin Opens Doors of Opportunity with a Key to the City

2017-07-13T22:36:59+00:00 By |

Austin Businesses Support Diversity Initiatives and Cultural Exchange Programs The Mayor of Austin, Texas, presented a key to the city to H.R.H Princess Celenhle Dlamin (Cee) of Swaziland. The princess was visiting Austin as part of her official role as Chief Operating Officer of  The Ubuntu Institute. […]

1 03, 2017

A Day Without Immigrants is a Sad Day for America

2017-08-01T22:13:47+00:00 By |

Restaurants may be closed or short on staff today. Construction projects may come to a grinding halt. Hotels around the country may contend with unmade beds and understaffed restaurants. Lawns and yards may not be manicured or maintained. Fruit and vegetables may wither on the vines. Why? Throughout the country immigrants are protesting Donald [...]

11 01, 2017

Austin Organizations Collaborate to Support Educational and Economic Opportunities Between Mexico and the U.S.

2017-07-13T22:37:19+00:00 By |

Local Organizations Seek Employer Support of Important US-Mexico Internship Program Strengthening economic and educational opportunities between the U.S. and Mexico has been an important ongoing mission of both countries. […]

10 11, 2016

United in Our Passion for Cultural Exchange

2017-08-01T22:06:25+00:00 By |

The Presidential election in the United States has raised questions and concern about the future of international exchange programs.  We want to assure you that there will be no immediate or dramatic decisions that will affect the existing program. […]