Discover Our Work

Every good project starts with a dream and a passion for change. Does your organization need training? Are you designing a project that will include people with disabilities? Seeking a professional exchange program for parents, DPO leaders or government officials? These are just a few of our projects. At MIUSA, there is no shortage of dreams.

National Clearinghouse on Disability and Exchange
Increasing the participation of people with disabilities in all types of international exchange programs, a project by sponsored by the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, U.S. Department of State. Learn how people with disabilities (of all ages) can study, volunteer, intern, teach, research abroad. Learn how international exchange organizations can successfully recruit and include people with all types of disabilities in their programs.

WILD: empowering women with disabilities globally
Through our signature women’s program, the Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD), MIUSA is building a pipeline of disabled women leaders across the globe. Learn more about MIUSA’s world renowned, innovative leadership program that is revolutionizing the status of women with disabilities.

Brilliant & Resilient Photo Exhibit
Available to tour national and international galleries, universities and cultural spaces, this unique exhibition features a collection of portraits by world-renowned photographers and personal stories of disabled women activists from around the world. These women are all alumni of Mobility International USA’s Women’s Institute on Leadership and Disability (WILD). The Brilliant & Resilient exhibition is an opportunity to bring together women leaders with and without disabilities, government officials, NGO development actors and other agents of social change. Learn more about hosting this unique exhibit (available in Spanish and English).

RightsNow! Strong Communities through Enforcing the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Project
Working in partnership with a consortium of three leading U.S. organizations to strengthen the implementation and enforcement of disability rights legislation and the U.N. Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities at national and local levels in Armenia, Guatemala, Kenya, Mexico, Peru, and Vietnam. A project sponsored by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights and Labor of the U.S. Department of State.

Disability Leadership "People-to-People" International Exchange Programs
MIUSA implements short-term international exchange programs in the United States and abroad and has worked with over 2,300 alumni with and without disabilities from over 135 countries. 

International High School Students with Disabilities Study in the U.S.
Fostering successful international exchange experiences for high school students with disabilities, MIUSA implements intensive trainings to ensure students are familiar with U.S. disability laws and culture, while building their own self-confidence and leadership skills. Sponsored by the U.S. Department of State.