Other Virtual Programs

Join us ​as we look back on the contributions of more than 9,000 American Peace Corps volunteers who have worked alongside their Filipino host communities in the fields of education, fisheries, coastal resource management, youth development, and other sectors over the past six decades.
Women hold important positions in the space sector. Listen to the experiences and work of women scientists, engineers, astronauts, and entrepreneurs.
The new normal has posed both a challenge and an opportunity for aspiring women entrepreneurs in the Philippines. Existing businesses need to devise new ways of doing business as operational costs have increased, and logistical difficulties arose. Aspiring women entrepreneurs also face unique challenges in starting their businesses in this new normal.

In this panel discussion, we listen to stories of International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) and YSEALI Philippines women alumni who started or supported women-led enterprises. They will share their thoughts on how women can turn their business ideas into reality and expand and adapt to the new normal.
The Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) will help women bring their entrepreneurial ideas to life through DreamBuilder, a facilitated, free online course developed in partnership with Arizona State University’s Thunderbird School of Global Management

Since 1958, NASA – National Aeronautics and Space Administration’s unique capabilities have enabled it to lend a hand in times of crisis. The NASA International Space Apps Challenge is an opportunity to come together and learn the skills necessary to address pressing global challenges.
On October 2, NASA and the U.S. Embassy’s American Spaces Philippines held a virtual bootcamp that allowed the next generation of scientists, technologists, designers, and engineers to learn problem-solving skills through inspired collaboration and critical thinking.

To celebrate World Maritime Day, the U.S. Embassy in the Philippines partnered with SM Cares and the De La Salle-College of Saint Benilde for a virtual screening of the award-winning documentary film “ALON.”
Written and directed by award-winning filmmaker Gabriel Fernandez, the film explores various methods of mitigating the catastrophic effects of marine plastic waste, as seen from the perspective of different surfing communities in the Philippines.