• Announcements
    February 19, 2019
    The Institute of International Education (IIE) honored AC President Emeritus Dan Davidson with a Centennial Medal for his commitment to international education, during a recent ceremony in New York City.
  • Alumni Highlight
    March 08, 2018
    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. 
  • Announcements
    June 12, 2017

    The Board of Trustees is pleased to announce that Mr. Lorne Craner will succeed Dr. Dan E. Davidson to become the second President of American Councils, effective July 5, 2017. Mr. Craner stepped down as president on March 7, 2019.

  • Alumni Updates
    November 30, 2016

    As a Future Leaders Exchange (FLEX) alumna, social activist, and filmmaker, it was to almost no surprise that the inspiration for Elnura's first documentary film came partially from her experience as an exchange student in the United States. Originally from Kyrgyzstan, Elnura spent a year in high school living with an American family in Washington State through the FLEX Program, where her passion for filmmaking with a social mission was set alight.

  • Across the Globe
    November 23, 2016

    More than 875 Youth Exchange and Study (YES) students across 570 host communities in the United States gave cultural presentations during International Education Week, reaching approximately 130,000 Americans.

  • Announcements
    November 17, 2016

    American Councils for International Education (AC) and Qatar Foundation International (QFI), a grant-making organization based in the US, announced a collaboration to advance their goals of global education via world language education and to strengthen the study and teaching of Arabic language and cultures in the US. Joining forces, AC and QFI will collaborate on and further joint educational, research, and training goals that benefit the missions of both organizations regarding the study and teaching of Arabic language and cultures, and of modern language education.

  • Across the Globe
    November 14, 2016
    We're living in an era with the largest youth population in history. Today, there are 1.8 billion people worldwide between the ages of 10 and 24. That number is not just a statistic; these are the next generation of global leaders who must come equipped with cross-cultural understanding, foreign language skills, and a personal desire to improve the lives of others.
  • Alumni Updates
    September 20, 2016

    US-Central Asian Foundation alumnus Kuttubek launched a summer camp for students in a rural community in his native Kyrgyzstan.