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Participating in ‘Sohbet’ in Istanbul

By Allison Kanner (Ankara, Turkey ’13)

Every Thursday morning, I leave my apartment in Kadikoy to go sit in a room full of women from across Istanbul, placing myself within a community that I have come to realize constitutes a unique and telling microcosm of this diverse, thriving...

Program News — Posted by Andrew McCullough on March 21, 2014


Seeing the Seven Wonders of the World

How many of the Seven Wonders of the World might CLS participants have the opportunity to see? Only one of the traditional Seven Wonders of the Ancient World —the Pyramids of Egypt—is still standing. In 2007 over 100 million people cast ballots in an online vote to select the New...

Program News — Posted by Andrew McCullough on March 21, 2014


Department of State AEIF 2.0 Initiative

ECA’s Alumni Affairs Division has a new initiative called “AEIF 2.0.” As some of you may be aware, the Alumni Engagement Innovation Fund (AEIF) was created in 2011 to support alumni initiatives that promote shared values and innovative solutions to global challenges. The competition provides...

Program News — Posted by Andrew McCullough on March 21, 2014