Ambassador Rubin Launches the 2018 Summer Work and Travel Season

On Friday, February 23rd, Ambassador Rubin launched the 2018 Summer Work and Travel (SWT) Program. Each year approximately 6,000 Bulgarian university students participate, spending their summer in the United States. The event was attended by Consul General Kate McGeary and members of the SWT Alumni Association, who highlighted their SWT success stories and the long-term benefits of participating in this cultural exchange program. In his opening remarks, Ambassador Rubin noted out that this program provides participants with the power to travel, explore, challenge themselves, and return to Bulgaria and build a positive future.