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CDI Is Two Years Old! Here’s Where We Are

Today marks the second anniversary of Learning Life’s Citizen Diplomacy Initiative (CDI).  On this day two years ago, we held our first live international family-to-family video dialogue between two American families in Washington DC and one Senegalese family in Dakar, the capital of Senegal. Since then, we’ve conducted over thirty video dialogues between families in DC, Dakar, San Salvador, El ...

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Intern Spotlight: Onize Oniwon

This is the seventh and final spotlight on our summer 2018 student interns.  Learning Life’s students this summer are assisting with planning, fundraising, curriculum development, and international family-to-family projects focused on community photography and food culture as part of our Citizen Diplomacy Initiative (CDI).  Onize Oniwon, interviewed below, is assisting with organizational planning.   Where were you born and raised? I was born ...

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Intern Spotlight: Zainab Mahdi

This is the sixth in a series of spotlights on our summer 2018 student interns.  Learning Life’s students this summer are assisting with planning, fundraising, curriculum development, and international family-to-family projects focused on community photography and food culture as part of our Citizen Diplomacy Initiative (CDI).  Zainab Mahdi, interviewed below, is, among other things, helping with fundraising, curriculum development, research, and live ...

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Intern Spotlight: Thalia Navia

This is the fifth spotlight on our summer 2018 student interns.  Learning Life’s students this summer are assisting with planning, fundraising, curriculum development, and international family-to-family projects focused on community photography and food culture as part of our Citizen Diplomacy Initiative (CDI).  Thalia Navia, interviewed below, is, among other things, helping with research and writing and co-leading food culture project meetings with ...

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