FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
August 21, 2014
Contact: Maura Shelden
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Open World Leadership Center, an agency of the U.S. Congress, will kick off its Fall hosting season by welcoming a delegation of Ukrainian mental health care workers and clergy specializing in Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder on August 21. Open World has had programs for Ukraine for over 10 years.
The delegation of 23 will have orientation in Washington, D.C. before departing for its professional programming conducted by the Yale School of Medicine in New Haven, CT.
WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Open World Leadership Center, an agency of the U.S. Congress, will welcome its 20,000th participant when Ms. Olga Shchetinina, age 24, arrives in Washington, D.C. as a member of a larger delegation of emerging Russian professionals on November 14. Ms. Shchetinina will be recognized November 15 during the groups’ orientation by Open World Trustee Secretary R. James Nicholson.
Open World remains open during the government shutdown in the Washington Post (Article): http://wapo.st/176swqx
Russian educators in Lynchburg, VA (Video): http://bit.ly/1bX1R1m
US-Russia Tribute to Jazz Diplomacy event co-hosted by Open World, the American University Initiative for Russian Culture, and the Brubeck Institute (Article): “In Russia we have a saying that ‘he opens up his soul like a shirt,” http://bit.ly/H5uNGO
Jazz event press release: http://www.openworld.gov/press-releases