EducationUSA Events & Outreach Features USEFP

Winning Entry by Zahra Ajaz

Earlier this year, we ran a Creative Writing contest for young writers between the ages of 16 and 18. It gave us the opportunity to read through hundreds of excellent submissions received from all across the country. Presented here is Zahra Ajaz’s submission which was awarded first place in the ...
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Second Place Entry “The Tale of the Bootwallah” by Taimur Adnan

Earlier this year, we ran a Creative Writing contest for young writers between the ages of 16 and 18. It gave us the opportunity to read through hundreds of excellent submissions received from all across the country. Presented here is Taimur Adnan’s submission which was awarded second place in the ...
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Third Place Entry by Noor Shahzad

Earlier this year, we ran a Creative Writing contest for young writers between the ages of 16 and 18. It gave us the opportunity to read through hundreds of excellent submissions received from all across the country. Presented here is Noor Shahzad’s submission which was awarded first place in the ...
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USEFP Welcomes New Members to Its Team

  USEFP is happy to announce the addition of four new staff members to its team. Here’s a brief introduction of our new team members: Hassan Nisar graduated from Sarah Lawrence College in May 2017, where he studied liberal arts with a concentration in Art History. He went on to ...
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EducationUSA’s Opportunity Fund promotes inclusivity in education

USEFP understands the correlation between poverty and the availability of quality educational opportunities in Pakistan. As such it is constantly endeavoring to expand its outreach, diversify its student-body profile, and initiate programs that promote inclusivity. One such effort undertaken by EducationUSA this quarter, has been the inclusion of students from ...
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EducationUSA Events & Outreach Features USEFP

Ramzan Speaker Series provides a window into life as a Muslim in the U.S.

USEFP’s Ramzan Speaker Series is one of its more popular events, drawing significant engagement form the community. The event is organized in partnership with the U.S. Embassy, and features embassy members, Fulbright alumni, and EducationUSA advisers as speakers. This Ramzan the series included a sequence of three talks focusing on ...
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EducationUSA Events & Outreach Features USEFP

Teaching public speaking and communication through improv

Most of us are no strangers to that gut-wrenching, free falling state that consumes us when we are the center of attention in a room filled with peers and friends. This fear of public speaking and communicating in large groups, is perhaps the most ubiquitous feeling, uniting everyone from young ...
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SCA Regional Forum Presents Exciting Opportunities for EducationUSA Advisers

  The EducationUSA South and Central Asia Regional Forum (SCA), brought together representatives from major accredited U.S. higher education institutions (HEIs) and South and Central Asia Regional EducationUSA advisers for an invigorating four days of panels and skills workshops in Kathmandu, Nepal. Fourteen EducationUSA Pakistan advisers also attended the forum, ...
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Going from Strength to Strength: Spring 2018 South Asia Tour Biggest Yet in Pakistan

  Since its inception in 2011, the biannual South Asia Tour organized by EducationUSA has kept gaining momentum, becoming bigger and better with each passing year. In Spring 2018, the 12th South Asia Tour boasted the largest contingent of U.S. university and college administrators to ever visit Pakistan. Twenty-seven representatives ...
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