All items from American Councils for International Education

American Councils successfully hosted one of the largest events to connect Russian universities and technology with U.S. universities, companies and capital in Washington, DC on April 13th. The following videos were taken during the Forum, courtesy of Voice of America. These videos are in Russian, but a brief description of each video appears in English next to each link. Video I
A-SMYLE alumni Aleksandr Cakic and Teodora Tasic noticed a problematic trend in their hometown of Leskovac, Serbia: instead of taking action and trying to fix its problems, people were packing up and leaving their community. Aleksandr and Teodora believe one reason for this trend is a lack of ties within the community and very little dedication to making it better. To address this, they envisioned a project to bring everyone together and spark an interest in volunteering that would set an example for future generations. From this vision, their project ACT ON was born.