22 08, 2018

New Initiatives at Alliance Abroad

2018-08-24T13:51:54+00:00 By |

Removing Barriers Our award-winning program with the Ubuntu Institute in South Africa has fueled our passion to further develop programs that reduce barriers and empower individuals. In fact, since late 2017, we have launched three additional programs that improve access, equality, and opportunity for a greater number of youth around the world. Microfinance [...]

18 07, 2018

International Students Learn about American Democratic Values and Civil Society

2018-08-06T16:20:41+00:00 By |

In the photo pictured left to right: Koketso Lesego Noe (Ubuntu Trainee, Botswana, South Africa), Tshepo Mpilo Motloung (Ubuntu Intern, South Africa), Officer Bronson Lillo (Sandusky Police Dept), Eric Wobser (City Manager), Nic Stouffer (Intern for the Week, St. Mary Central Catholic High School), Francisca Javiera Castro Montero (Intern, Chile), Vinc John Lery Bastasa [...]

23 02, 2018

Leveling the Playing Field

2018-02-23T22:21:50+00:00 By |

Celebrating the Achievements of African Americans The month of February has been designated as Black History Month.  It has become a central theme in American culture, recognizing and celebrating the achievements of African Americans.  The early origins began as “Negro History Week,” by distinguished historian, Cater Woodson, and other prominent and influential African Americans. [...]

26 12, 2017

What a Wonderful Year!

2018-01-12T19:02:23+00:00 By |

t’s been a wonderful year for all of us at Alliance Abroad thanks to our incredible network of employees, partners, participants and host employers.   Although we faced some tough headwinds from proposed changes to J-1 visa programs, we banned together as a cultural exchange community. United in our support of exchange programs, we’ve shared [...]

5 10, 2017

Alliance Abroad Awarded Best Work Experience Provider

2018-04-19T14:45:02+00:00 By |

For Immediate Release Austin, Texas October 2, 2017   Alliance Abroad Awarded Best Work Experience Provider Ubuntu Institute Partnership Recognized as Innovative Work Experience Program   Austin-based Alliance Abroad was recognized for the second year in a row at The World Youth and Student Travel Conference (WYSTC) held this year in Montreal, Canada. During [...]

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. […]