Emily Youssouf NYCHA

What do you think of when you think of Israel? Progressive education? Entrepreneurship? Probably not. Israeli officials decided that it was time to change the stereotypes people superimposed over their country and in 1982 began hosting Project Interchange. Project Interchange is a program where leaders or those with potential to become leaders from sixty countries around the world go to Israel to get a more accurate portrait of their society and their culture.

To read more about Project Interchange and its impact on participants like NYCHA’s Emily Youssouf, click here!