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  • Professional Fellows Program

    Emerging international leaders complete short-term fellowships to learn about American government and civil society processes while staying with a host family
  • Youth Leadership Program

    Youth programs inspire cross-cultural dialogue, build respect, and boost civic engagement among young Americans and their international peers

Imed, second from left, and Tawhid, rear center, visit Chicago-Kent College of Law with Professional Fellows from Egypt and Tunisia In October 2013, WorldChicago hosted leading disability rights advocates though the U.S. Department of State Professional Fellows Program, including Imed Ouertani of Tunisia and Tawhid Sharaky of Egypt. Imed completed a fellowship with Access Living while Tawhid spent his fellowship with University of Illinois Chicago Department of Special Education. Since returning to Egypt and Tunisia, both of these remarkable Professional Fellows have made great progress in their home countries. Back in Egypt, Tawhid is a member of the Ministry of Education which gives him large influence over schooling in Egypt. He is ...

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