IIE's Higher Education Readiness (HER) Program

2010s

In the 2010s, the Institute established the IIE Centers of Excellence to build higher education capacity, develop global academic partnerships, foster entrepreneurship and innovation, empower women through leadership and conduct relevant research and policy analysis.

2010
Establishes the IIE Centers of Excellence to build higher education capacity, develop global academic partnerships, foster entrepreneurship and innovation, empower women through leadership and conduct relevant research and policy analysis.

2012
Under the Center for Women's Leadership Initiatives, the IIE Higher Education Readiness (HER) Program began in Ethiopia to provide young women in secondary school from underserved communities with a pathway to university.

Administers the Government of Brazil's Scientific Mobility Program in the U.S., part of the Brazilian government's larger initiative to grant 100,000 scholarships for the best Brazilian students studying primarily Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM) fields to study abroad at the world's best universities.

2013
Leads delegation of U.S. colleges & universities to Myanmar to explore partnership opportunities.

2014
Launches Generation Study Abroad TM, a five-year initiative to mobilize resources and commitments with the goal of doubling the number of U.S. students studying abroad by the end of the decade.

2019
IIE Celebrates its 100th Anniversary