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Ten Years of PUAN: Alumni Mark the Occasion at Reunion Ceremonies

  Islamabad Reunion More than 700 alumni of U.S. government-sponsored programs gathered in Islamabad to recognize the contributions of Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN) members to their communities and mark the 10-year anniversary of PUAN. Politicians, scholars, journalists, business leaders, and students, all alumni of U.S. government programs, joined together to ...
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Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi: Changing the world through art

  On June 23, 2018, Global UGrad alumnus Hassan Mujtaba Zaidi received the coveted Queen’s Young Leaders Award 2018. The award recognizes the achievements of inspiring young leaders from around the Commonwealth for their community service initiatives. Zaidi attended a semester at Humboldt State University, as part of the Global ...
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Launch of Fulbright Heroes season two

Chronicling the inspirational journeys of nine Fulbright master’s and PhD alumni, comes the second season of Fulbright Heroes 2017-2018. The short documentary series captures the range of contributions made by Fulbright alumni towards development in Pakistan. The alumni featured in season two have channeled their Fulbright experiences in the U.S. ...
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GRE mock test: Opening doors to U.S. higher education

A lot of the individuals interested in applying for the Fulbright scholarship program, initially balk at the thought of taking the GRE General test. To allay their fears and familiarize the Pakistani public with this seemingly daunting test, USEFP conducts GRE mock tests at various public-sector universities across Pakistan. Each ...
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Fulbright alumna strives for an inclusive community for differently abled persons

  On Friday, May 4, 2018, Fulbright alumna Tayyaba Azeem, founder of SpeakUp!, organized a coaching session for Differently Abled Persons (DAP) with the support of USEFP at its Karachi premises. The session was attended by DAPs from different educational backgrounds and interests and facilitated by a fully-trained sign language ...
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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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Fulbright alumni appointed to leading caretaker government positions

Congratulations to USEFP alumni Dr. Shamshad Akhtar and Professor Dr. Hasan Askari Rizvi, on their appointments to positions in the caretaker government. Dr. Shamshad Akhtar is a Pakistani development economist, diplomat and intellectual who is currently serving as the caretaker Finance Minister of Pakistan. Her illustrious career boasts numerous high-profile ...
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Global UGrad alumni representing Pakistan on the world stage

Global UGRAD alumni are known to embody the values of acceptance, inclusivity, philanthropy, and civic responsibility. They are chosen for their potential to become community leaders, and to influence change. Narrated below are the contributions some of these inspiring alumni have made as result of their exchange experiences at a ...
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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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