University Students Travel to the US for Intensive English Program

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Ambassador Mamet with students

Ambassador Noah Mamet met with a group of ten students that are traveling to the United States  to participate in a 4-week intensive English program at the University of Texas at Austin.

Prior to departure, the participants of the Future Leaders Program visited the Embassy and met with the newly arrived Ambassador Noah Mamet.  During the meeting, the Ambassador and the students talked about the students’ expectations for the program and the benefits of academic exchanges between both countries.  “In an increasingly interconnected and globalized world, learning English opens job and employment opportunities, allows communication and collaboration across cultures with professionals in fields such as science, technology, and computer engineering and can even provide the exciting opportunity to study in the United States.” stated Ambassador Mamet. While in Buenos Aires, the students also met with representatives of the Fulbright Commission, visit 3M’s Innovation Center, and Google offices in Argentina.

The ten students selected by the Cultural Section of the Embassy and the Fulbright Commission are:  Stefanía Appelhans (Crespo, Entre Ríos); Rodolfo Cacciari (Río Cuarto, Córdoba); Gabriel Carlosena (Córdoba City); Javier Fernández (Corrientes City);  Margarita Fernández (El Dorado, Misiones); Solange Loinaz Picciau (Rosario, Santa Fe); Danila Merino (Mar del Plata, Buenos Aires); Maximiliano Ramírez Vedoya (Oberá, Misiones); Nahuel Fornes (San Rafael, Mendoza) y Manuela Sáez (La Plata, Buenos Aires).