Since the founding of the Institute in 1919, people from virtually every corner of the globe have participated in programs designed, developed or administered by the Institute. These alumni have changed the world, including the more than 60 who have won the Nobel Prize. They are leading scientists, accomplished composers and musicians, renowned artists and novelists, business leaders and entrepreneurs, educators, human rights activists and grass roots leaders, among others.

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Alumni News and Events

  • New Leaders Group Winter Reception
    Fulbright Scholar Dr. Colleen O’Neal wins New Leaders Group Award for Mutual Understanding for assisting refugee children in Malaysia.
  • New Leaders Benefit

    IIE’s New Leaders Benefit is held to raise an awareness level of fostering mutual understanding between the United States and other countries.

Alumni Impact Stories

Giving Back

Every year, IIE helps thousands of people from over 150 countries participate in international exchange. Help us continue our mission by donating to IIE. You can also give while shopping or searching using AmazonSmile and Goodsearch.

Alumni Contact

Aileen O'Donnell
Manager, IIE Alumni Initiative

Institute of International Education
809 United Nations Plaza
New York, NY 10017 USA

Alumni Facts & Figures

 IIE Nobel Laureates
60 Nobel Laureates and Counting

There can be no more powerful testimony to the unique value of international education and exchange programs than the accomplishments of these Nobel Laureates.

IIE Pulitzer Prize Winners 
Pulitzer Prize Winners

IIE is proud to count these Pulitzer Prize winning writers, poets, journalists, and musicians among our distinguished alumni.