The AFS Intercultural Programs (AFS) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the appointment of Daniel Obst as the new President and CEO of AFS Intercultural Programs, directing the future strategy of AFS and leading our worldwide movement to educate global citizens. This creative thinker and collaborator comes to us after serving as Deputy Vice President for International Partnerships at the Institute of International Education (IIE), where he has provided strategic leadership for several groundbreaking initiatives, research projects and sponsorships. Daniel is succeeding Vincenzo Morlini, who is retiring after five years of dedicated service as our President and CEO.
AFS receives the 2016 Franco-American Award of Blérancourt
AFS Intercultural Programs has received the 2016 Franco-American Award of Blérancourt for our humanitarian assistance to France during World Wars I & II and our intercultural study abroad programs. Our President and CEO, Daniel Obst dedicated the award to the AFS volunteers who are creating a more just and peaceful world in his acceptance speech. The award is given by the American Friends of Blérancourt, a prestigious organization created to support the Franco-American Museum at the Château de Blérancourt in France. Find our more here.