Alumni Alumni In Action In Their Own Words

Fulbrighter Bikes in Indonesia for ‘Women on Wheels’

This edition’s “In Your Own Words,” is by Fulbright and East West Center alumna, Dr. Feriyal Amal Aslam. Her PhD project proposed a soft-power diplomacy approach using aesthetic and performative practices, and people-to-people diplomacy to heal relations between India, Pakistan and Bangladesh. Currently, she is on a one-year sabbatical to focus ...
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EducationUSA In Their Own Words

Winning Entry: “My Sixth Birthday,” by Eeman Adeel

Earlier this year, we ran a Creative Writing contest for young writers between the ages of 16 and 19. It gave us the opportunity to read through hundreds of excellent submissions received from all across the country. Presented here is the winning story by Eeman Adell who’s currently studying at ...
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EducationUSA In Their Own Words

Second Place Entry: “A Bride’s Patience,” by Ayeeza Asghar

Earlier this year, we ran a Creative Writing contest for young writers between the ages of 16 and 19. It gave us the opportunity to read through hundreds of excellent submissions received from all across the country. Presented here is the submission by Ayeeza Asghar whose story placed second in ...
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EducationUSA In Their Own Words

Third Place Entry: “The Equality Theorem,” by Shantul Khalid

Earlier this year, we ran a Creative Writing contest for young writers between the ages of 16 and 19. It gave us the opportunity to read through hundreds of excellent submissions received from all across the country. Presented here is Shantul Khalid’s submission was awarded third place in the contest. ...
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Alumni Alumni In Action In Their Own Words

My Impressions of a Never-Ending Journey

The following is a heartfelt post by Fulbright alumna, Amna Yameen, describing her experiences as a Pakistani, Muslim student in the U.S. on a Fulbright scholarship. She returned in 2016 with a Master’s degree in Human Resource Development from the Rochester Institute of Technology in New York. She can be reached ...
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Alumni In Their Own Words Spotlight Alumni

Spotlight Alumni: Madiha Nasrullah

My Amazon wish list Just. Got. BIGGER! But who’s to blame for my empty wallet? (Because let’s face it, it’s going to get empty once I start scrolling through Amazon’s Sephora page). And if you’re anything like me, for whom an online deal makes your heart pound and hands sweat ...
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In Their Own Words Programs Spotlight Alumni

Fulbright Scholar Heading to Princeton to Study Math!

USEFP just bid adieu to another talented cohort of 15 Fulbright scholars (2016 – 2017) heading to top U.S. universities, which include Harvard Law School, Princeton University, UC Berkeley and Harvard Medical School. Hailing from across the country, these Pakistani scholars – who all hold doctoral degrees in a variety of ...
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In Their Own Words Programs Spotlight Alumni

In It to Win It – Meet GirlTech’s Founder Malala Khan

While she may share a first name with another Pakistani woman who stole our hearts and launched a thousand education campaigns, Malala Khan, like here namesake, carries a quiet confidence that comes from knowing she will persevere in the face of great odds. Whether as the founder of GirlTech – ...
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EducationUSA In Their Own Words

EdUSA Competitive College Club Member: Khizrah Naveed

A graduate of Lahore Grammar School, Khizrah Naveed currently studies at UPENN where she hopes to major in either Chemistry, Math or Economics. Here’s what she had to say about the Competitive College Club (CCC) program and how it has helped her get into a top U.S. university. How has ...
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