June 2017

For Immediate Release

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, Open World Leadership Center welcomes its fifth delegation of Senator Ben Nelson Fellows, six medical researchers from Russia. Open World’s Board of Trustees created the Senator Ben Nelson Fellows program to honor Senator Nelson's contribution to Open World and improve ties between the U.S. and Russia. After an orientation in Washington, D.C., delegates’ professional programming will occur in Omaha, NE, Senator Nelson’s home state. Local homestays for delegates will be hosted by Council Bluffs Sister City in Council Bluffs, IA from June 9–17.