Press Releases

November 14, 2013

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.

November 5, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Open World Leadership Center, an agency of the U.S. government, which is celebrating 10 years of programming in Ukraine, will welcome its 2,000th participant from Ukraine when educator Volodymyr Filippov arrives in Washington, D.C. as a member of  a larger delegation of emerging Ukrainian professionals on November 6.

October 22, 2013

WASHINGTON, D.C. – On October 16 President pro tempore Patrick Leahy appointed The Honorable Martin Heinrich of New Mexico to the Board of Trustees of the Open World Leadership Center pursuant to the provisions of 2 U.S.C. 1151, as amended. Senator Heinrich moves into a trustee position vacated by The Honorable Carl Levin of Michigan.

Press Release
For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Open World Leadership Center welcomes its first group of Senator Ben Nelson Fellows, four medical doctors and researchers from Russia, on June 24. The Board of Trustees of the Open World Leadership Center at its annual meeting this year voted to create a program of Senator Ben Nelson Fellows to honor Senator Nelson's contribution to Open World and to improving ties between the U.S. and countries of the former Soviet Union. After an orientation in Washington, DC, the delegation will be hosted in Senator Nelson’s home state of Nebraska from June 26 – July 3.

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