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US High School Students and Educators: Cultural Exchange in Bangladesh

High School Students and Educators: Apply now for World Savvy’s 2012-13 American Youth Leadership Program with Bangladesh


Explore the country and culture of Bangladesh through this fully funded program. The program includes:

·         Pre-trip workshops and orientations;

·         Exploration of cross-cultural affairs and climate change in Bangladesh through one month of travel (tentatively from Dec . 16, 2012- Jan. 11, 2013); and

·         Post-trip follow-up through social action projects in home communities.


Who will go:

·         Thirty U.S. high school students (between the ages of 15-17) from the regions of New York City, San Francisco, and Minneapolis-St. Paul

·         Five U.S. educators from the regions of New York City, San Francisco, and Minneapolis-St. Paul


The American Youth Leadership Program (AYLP) is funded by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs of the U.S. Department of State and World Savvy, and administered by World Savvy.  All applications are due April 16, 2012.

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Comment by Kelly Korenak on April 6, 2012 at 6:43pm

Thanks for your comment, Nasreen.  We have high hopes for the impact these youth can make too!  In fact, check out this video and read about what the 60 students from last year's group have done:


Comment by Nasreen Rahim on April 6, 2012 at 9:06am

As a Bangladesi American, I am so excited to learn about this. I really would like to see The American Youth Leadership in Bangladesh grow and become productive and contribute positively to the lives of our future generation globally.

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