The U.S. Exchange Visitor Program has 13 categories for privately-funded, non-USG exchange programs. Join us to learn from Ms. Karen Hawkins, Director, Office of Private Sector Exchange Designation, U.S. Department of State, will highlight the size, scope, and profile of the program!
Karen Hawkins has been with the Department of State and the Exchange Visitor Program for over twenty-five years. Karen has worked on all aspects of the Program, including program analyst for the secondary school student, teacher, post-secondary student, research scholar, trainee and intern categories and served as the Division Chief of the Private Sector Programs Division for three years. She became Director for the Office of Private Sector Exchange in 2014, and has extensive knowledge on program management, the regulatory process, form development, and SEVIS administration. RSVP to cyan.green at tiec.org