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Blog tags: career path, exchange participants, exchanges, international education week, Irkutsk, passion, study abroad
In celebration of International Education Week, Betsy Engebretson of provides an IREX Russia perspective on the value of studying abroad and the changes she has witnessed working with...
Blog tags: comparison, government, Russia, student council, USAID, youth
Bringing Youth Government to Rural Russia The longer I live in Russia, the more I see similarities with the United States. Then there are moments where I am reminded of the tremendous...
Blog tags: alumni, charity, muskie, Russia, UGRAD, volunteerism
Growing up in the United States, it seemed like everyone was volunteering all of the time and the spirit of volunteerism was something I took for granted.
Blog tags: actors, discussion, peer educators, World AIDS Day, youth development
A group of young actors deal with difficult issues, such as HIV/AIDS, and educate their audiences both on and off the stage.