US Embassy Announces 2018 Finalists for the Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Program

U.S. Embassy Nassau congratulates the three Bahamians selected to participate in the prestigious Young Leaders of the Americas Initiative (YLAI) Program. The U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs funds the initiative. The program brings together 250 business and social entrepreneurs from Latin America and the Caribbean to the United States to collaborate ...
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Six Bahamian Students to Participate in U.S. State Department’s Youth Ambassadors Program

U.S. Embassy Nassau is pleased to announce the students selected to participate in the prestigious Youth Ambassadors Program with the Caribbean scheduled for August 7-29, 2018 in the United States. This year, students from the island of New Providence were eligible to apply to participate in the program.  The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of ...
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Youth Ambassadors 2018 -New Providence (Deadline Extended)

U.S. Embassy Nassau is pleased to announce that we have extended the deadline for the Youth Ambassadors with the Caribbean Program – Nassau Cohort! Students and potential adult mentors from New Providence have until Monday, May 21st, 2018 at 7:00 p.m. to apply. The program will take place in the United States August 7 – ...
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Bahamian Student-Athletes Participate in a Dynamic Workshop Sponsored By GAFY and the US Embassy

On March 24, approximately 150 Bahamian student-athletes participated in an informative one-day workshop at the Melia Nassau Beach Hotel sponsored by U.S. Embassy Nassau in partnership with the non-profit Global Athletic Foundation for Youth (GAFY).  The goal of the program and partnership is to develop well-rounded students who excel academically, as well as athletically in ...
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U.S. State Department Alumni Represent The Bahamas at Regional Disaster Preparedness Seminar

In the aftermath of the devastating hurricanes that made landfall from Dominica to Puerto Rico, on February 19-23, U.S. exchange alumni representing 18 countries from the Caribbean and the United States participated in the Alumni in Action for Resilient Communities:  Emergency Response and Disaster Preparedness Seminar.  U.S. State Department alumni radio personality and human rights ...
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Bahamian Educator to Participate in US State Department Program on Advancing Civic Engagement

Ms. Rayette McDonald, an elementary school teacher and youth mentor, has been selected to participate in the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) entitled, “Advancing and Sustaining Civic Engagement” which will take place September 11-29th in the United States.   On August 18, Ms. McDonald visited the U.S. Embassy and met with Acting Deputy Chief of Mission ...
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Students from Exuma Selected to Participate in Youth Ambassadors Program in the U.S.

Six students from L.N. Coakley High School in Exuma have been selected by U.S. Embassy Nassau to participate in the prestigious Youth Ambassadors Leadership Program sponsored by the U.S. Department of State through U.S. Embassy Nassau and implemented byWorld Learning.  World Learning is a global not-for-profit organization with educational and international development operations in more ...
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Bahamian Journalist Participates in State Department Sponsored Exchange Focused on Disaster Preparedness Management

On Thursday, June 8th, Senior Information Officer at Bahamas Information Services (BIS) Lindsay Thompson paid a courtesy call to U.S. Chargé d’Affaires Lisa Johnson at the U.S. Embassy to discuss her participation in the U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP).   Ms. Thompson also serves as the Public Information Officer for the National ...
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University of The Bahamas Announced as a Recipient of a 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund Grant

The U.S. Department of State, Partners of the Americas and NAFSA: Association of International Educators announced the latest 100,000 Strong in the Americas Innovation Fund grant winners sponsored by NAFSA and CAF Development Bank of Latin America in honor of NAFSA’s retired Executive Director and CEO Marlene Johnson. Johnson’s public policy leadership resulted in NAFSA ...
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Youth Ambassadors Program with the Caribbean – Exuma Cohort

Program Description:  High School students from Exuma, The Bahamas are invited to apply for participation in the Youth Ambassadors Program with the Caribbean. Through this program Caribbean youth, ages 15-18, will gain the knowledge and leadership skills to become more engaged in their communities, and get to know the United States and their home countries, ...
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U.S. Embassy Nassau Celebrates Black History Month with Photo Contest in Honor of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

To commemorate Black History Month in February, U.S. Embassy Nassau held its first nationwide digital photo contest, titled, “The Dream”, which encouraged young people to reflect on the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and his influence on race relations worldwide.  The contest’s objective was to focus on Dr. Martin Luther King’s principles and ...
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“The Dream” Photo Contest – Entry Deadline Extended

“The Dream” Photo Contest Contest Sponsors “The Dream” Photo Contest is sponsored by the U.S. Department of State, U. S. Embassy Nassau. Description of Contest Objectives The US Embassy in Nassau invites you to participate in “The Dream”, a digital photography contest that promotes reflection of the principles of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and ...
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Bahamian Media Personality Participates in U.S. Exchange Focused on Social Change Through the Arts

On Monday, August 22, recent International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) participant Tracy Ann Perpall, better known as "Tap," met with U.S. Charge d'Affaires Lisa Johnson to discuss her recent participation in a three-week professional exchange focused on "Promoting Social Change through the Arts."
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