The US Department of State’s International Education Week (IEW), November 15-19, 2021 is an opportunity to celebrate the benefits of international education and exchange worldwide. This joint initiative of the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Department of Education is part of our efforts to promote programs that prepare Americans for a global environment and attract future leaders from abroad to study, learn, and exchange experiences. 

NATIONAL FLASH BLOG – Watch a group of Seattle au pairs for inspiration and a giggle #IEW2021:


And from a global stage, here is more about why the J-1 visa exists (the au pair program is a part of this wider global exchange family) and the reason behind the International Education Week season: