2017 YES Cohort Ready to Conquer the World

The U.S. Embassy welcomed forty-five Malaysian high school students, selected to participate in the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange Studies (YES) program for 2017, for a briefing on educational programs and a lunch hosted by Chargé d’Affaires Edgard Kagan. The half-day event included the participants’ visa interviews and introductions to the State Department’s alumni network, Young Southeast Asian Leaders Initiative ( YSEALI ...
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U.S. Embassy Bids Farewell to 2016 YES Students

Forty five Malaysian students depart next week to spend a semester in high schools across the United States. They will experience student life, learn about American society, and of course make new friends. U.S. Embassy Public Affairs Officer Frank Whitaker hosted all 45 students at his home today for a barbeque lunch, and Deputy Chief ...
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Public Affairs Office Bids Farewell to 2015 YES Students

Counselor for Public Affairs Frank Whitaker hosted a farewell reception for forty-five Kennedy Lugar Youth Exchange Study (YES) students along with the local program administrator Antarabudaya (AFS) Malaysia and YES alumni. These recent secondary school graduates from across Malaysia gathered for the last time in Kuala Lumpur to attend a 3-day pre-departure orientation before departing ...
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Click! Camp 4.0: Get! Set! Go! Empowers the Next Generation of Young Leaders

The Embassy’s annual premier social entrepreneurship program aimed at students ages 14-16 concluded its fourth series of camps on September 23 at a Grand Finale held at Sunway University Kuala Lumpur.  Following the Click! Camps in Penang, Terengganu, and Sarawak organized by LifeChamp Sdn Bhd and the Malaysian Alumni Partnership (MAAP), 6 teams were chosen ...
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