Swiss Politician and Entrepreneur Andri Silberschmidt Participates in an IVLP Exchange Program to the United States

This past winter, Andri Silberschmidt, a politician and entrepreneur from Switzerland, participated in a three-week IVLP exchange program designed by the U.S. Department of State.   Back in Bern, around a table of interested U.S. Embassy staff, Andri shared his experience: The IVLP program makes it possible to break down prejudices, make new friends, better ...
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IVLP Exchange Program HiddenNoMore to Support Women in Science and Technology

In October 2018, Marion Schleifer, a freelance software developer and community organizer from Switzerland, participated in the three-week IVLP exchange program  #HiddenNoMore  designed by the U.S. Department of State. The award-winning film Hidden Figures inspired viewers across the world as well as an International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) that brought 50 women leaders who represent “hidden ...
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Wie der Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) die USA veränderte und anderen Staaten als Vorbild dient

Dieser Artikel erschien in Zeitschrift von agile.ch Behinderung & Politik – 2/2018 – Vorwärts mit der Gleichstellung! Was machen amerikanische Organisationen anders, und was könnte auch in der Schweiz umgesetzt werden? Diese Fragen nahmen fünf Experten/Expertinnen, die sich in der Schweiz für gleiche Rechte und Chancen für Menschen mit Behinderungen engagieren, mit auf eine 10-tägige ...
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