An Ambassador in the Making

Angela Gjekanovikj isn’t an ambassador yet, but she’s been practicing for years.
She was only a teenager when she traveled from Skopje, Macedonia, to Bakersfield, California, to start her academic year abroad with the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange and Study program.

From Exchange Student to CEO

A quick glance at Keti Bochorishvili’s resume shows many impressive entries, including her latest title: CEO. But when she thinks about her path to success, Keti says it all started when she was 16. That was the year she applied for the Future Leaders Exchange Program, a then relatively new opportunity in her home country of Georgia, which allowed secondary school students to spend an academic year in the United States.