Program Partners

The Inclusive Disability Employment Fellowship is a program of the U.S. Department of State, administered by the Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD), the Institute for Community Inclusion at the University of Massachusetts Boston (ICI), and Handicap International. The content of this site does not reflect the opinion of the U.S. Department of State, the United States, or its officers or employees.


The Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) of the U.S. Department of State fosters mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries to promote friendly and peaceful relations. We accomplish this mission through academic, cultural, sports, and professional exchanges that engage youth, students, educators, artists, athletes, and rising leaders in the United States and more than 160 countries. Continue reading “ECA”


The Association of University Centers on Disabilities (AUCD) is a membership organization that supports and promotes a national network of university-based interdisciplinary programs advancing policy and practice for and with individuals with developmental and other disabilities, their families, and communities. Continue reading “AUCD”


Co-winner of the Nobel Peace Prize, Handicap International supports people with disabilities and other vulnerable populations living in conflict and disaster zones and in situations of exclusion and extreme poverty.

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