On September 24, 2015 the U.S. Ambassador to the Czech Republic Andrew Schapiro hosted a reception for the Alumni of the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) in the Czech Republic.
In his remarks, Ambassador said he was excited to meet Czechs from so many diverse professional fields and said that he was impressed with the variety of people who have participated in exchange programs between 1993-2015. He also greeted IVLP candidates who will be participating in 2016.
Later he gave the floor to the President of the Czech IVLP Alumni Club Jitka Schmiedová, who spoke about the latest achievements of the Czech IVLP Alumni Club and future activities. After the official ceremony Ambassador Schapiro met many alumni individually.