International Visitors Leadership Program is a US initiative to provide opportunity to the people around the world engaged in different professions to experience the life & culture of American People.
This year in 2009, it is a unique initiative to invite librarians across the world to visit United States and learn how libraries & organizations for non profit are making their ways to assist their communities.
This program hosted more than 23 coordinators of special libraries known as American Corners including:
Eman Abdul Karim (Behrain)
Rade TESIC (Bosnia Herzegovina)
Marija ERL SAFAR (Croatia)
Matanisiga QELO (Fiji)
Mamadou Oury Diallo (Guinea),
Mukundbhai Patel (India),
Tamar Haya Alon (Israel),
Alessya Klassen (Kazakhistan),
Nazymgul Tleubekova (Kazakhistan)
Fatima Ali Mohamed Busaidy (Kenya)
Shykran Berisha (Kosovo),
Natalija Oseverova (Latvia),
Roma Baristaite (Lithuania),
Allan James Kanyundo (Malawi),
Nevenka Stefanovska (Macedonia),
Anica Bojovic (Montenegro),
Blessing Onoriode Agioubu (Nigeria),
Fatma Abdulah Al Jabri (Oman),
Naimat Ullah Khan (Pakistan),
Ewa Jaros (Poland),
Oana Liliana Jianu (Romania),
Millesa Nikoletic (Serbia)
Ludo Zupko (Slovak Republic),
Bernard Wakabi Muhangi (Ugada).
The is blog will share the experiences of the participants in writings & pictures so you can find how people of different region, color, race can be united to improve their skills and gain professional expertise.