Projects
Meet the Iceberg TV team from Yekaterinburg, Russia - the Russia-side half of the Disabilities Partnership TV anchor team.
Fellowships
As a SEE Independent Professional, Marina Kozliaeva plans to implement a community-gardening initiative for children with disabilities in Nizhny Novgorod. Ms. Kozliaeva will be traveling to the United States in late July, to engage with organizations and initiatives that advance the inclusion of people with disabilities in community projects – particularly community gardening projects
Projects
As a Project Manager at Russian non-governmental disability organization Perspektiva, Ekaterina has been focusing on assistive technologies in inclusive education for several years. She came to the United States as a SEE Independent Professional to see US practices of inclusive education firsthand, and to exchange expertise and ideas with her American colleagues.
Projects
Pavel looks back on his participation in the SEE-supported exchange as a challenging adventure that prepared him for the rigorous demands of a life in academia and environmental research. Pavel focused on comparing approaches to land use and managing nature reserve systems in the US and Russia, and in the process came to understand more about ecology, stewardship, and personal "adaptability and resilience."
Projects
One camera, one tripod, a microphone, a laptop, and one small room in a high school … Yekaterinburg’s youth television studio Iceberg TV seems to have a simple recipe for success, but that’s just the tip of the iceberg. Through their combined efforts, the students of Iceberg TV are to become the first Russia-side anchors of Disabilities Partnership TV (DPTV), a new online-based student media project developed by the US-Russia Social Expertise Exchange (SEE).
Projects
Have you missed any episodes from YTVB Season 1? Are you itching to re-watch one of the episodes? This is your chance to go back and view the highlights of the US-Russia Youth TV Bridge: we are pleased to present the first season in its entirety.
Projects
In March, Daria Petrova was preparing for her final exams and was getting ready to defend her Bachelor’s thesis. Also the editor-in-chief of Gornostay TV, she had been hoping for a reprieve from her duties at Gornostay TV, but Daria’s hopes for a quiet exam period were dashed when she learned about an opportunity to join YTVB, Season 2. Novosibirsk is speaking: Learn about how the Russian side of the Youth TV Bridge anchor team prepares for the new season.
Conference
SEE had the pleasure of hosting a delegation of international fellows of the 2017 Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) Anniversary Inclusive Education Fellowship Program. The fellows presented their ambitious projects, and joined SEE staff in a dynamic discussion about accessibility and inclusivity regarding disabilities and education. Hailing from Armenia, India, Kazakhstan, and Ukraine, the fellows represent the diverse, globally-oriented future of SEE’s Disabilities Partnership Platform.
Fellowships
“When mentor programs collaborate from across the globe, they benefit by gaining new tools and resources from an entirely different perspective … the exchange of ideas has the opportunity to impact the youth directly.” Julie Gehring is the Director of Mentoring at Mother Caroline Academy & Education Center in Boston, and is one of SEE’s 2017 Independent Professionals. Read more about her journey to Russia:
Fellowships
As a SEE Invited Professional, Emily Beitiks traveled to Russia to meet with coordinators of the Breaking Down Barriers Film Festival and to attend the Volga Encounters Youth Media Festival. she jumped on the opportunity to learn more about what is happening on the ground for disability issues in Russia.