About Us

AHA brings together the next generation of current and emerging young leaders from around the world gain the knowledge and skills necessary to succeed in today's interconnected world while fostering international goodwill, mutual understanding, and friendship. AHA is authorized by the U.S. Department of State to administer BridgeUSA Intern, Trainee, Summer Work and Trave programs. AHA is passionate about enriching lives and creating a better world through cultural exchange and professional development.

Creating Lasting Impact! AHA's BridgeUSA programs have an end date, but the cultural exchange experience lasts a lifetime. When participants return home, they are better prepared to thrive professionally and economically and have a better understanding of American society, culture, and values. Each individual who participates in a BridgeUSA cultural exchange program is a global leader equipped with the knowledge and ability to make a positive difference.



It is experiencing the American Dream firsthand. It is appreciating the many backgrounds, races, ethnicities, and faiths that make this country unique. It is discovering endless opportunities that ignite an aspiration to achieve. It is exploring the breadth and scope of American culture. It is learning about a government unlike any other in the world— one of the people, by the people, for the people. It is finding yourself and becoming the global leader you have always been.

  • Inspire Cultural Understanding
  • Develop Global Skills and Knowledge
  • Empower People to People Exchange
  • Broaden Global Awareness
  • Foster International Understanding and Goodwill

Respect & Understanding
Respect & Understanding
Integrity & Trust
Integrity & Trust
People & Connection
People & Connection
Positive & Passionate
Positive & Passionate
Positive & Passionate
Excellence & Commitment


AHA's team is passionate about connecting, inspiring and empowering the global community through cultural exchange.


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