Alumni Alumni In Action Features First-Person In Their Own Words Spotlight Alumni USEFP

Spotlight alum: Usama Javed Mirza

  USEFP is very proud to claim you as one of its Fulbright alumni. Can you tell us what led you to apply to the Fulbright program and what your experience at Columbia University was like? What led me to apply was my love for teaching. I completed my bachelor’s ...
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Alumni Alumni In Action Features In Their Own Words Spotlight Alumni USEFP

Spotlight Alumni: Fariel Salahuddin

  USEFP is very proud to claim you as one of its Fulbright alumni. Can you tell us what led you to apply to the Fulbright program, and what your experience at Columbia University was like? FS: My experience at the School of International and Public Affairs at Columbia University ...
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Embracing innovation – 2018 Fulbright Alumni Conference revamped

  For the past 15 years, USEFP has hosted the Fulbright Alumni Conference in a format modeled around academic papers and presentations. This year, we decided to shake things up by changing our approach to celebrating the achievements of Fulbright alumni and sharing the impact of the Fulbright Program with ...
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EducationUSA Events & Outreach Features First-Person In Their Own Words USEFP

A day in the life of an EducationUSA adviser

I woke up a little earlier than usual because it was going to be a busy day at work. An early morning outreach visit, advisees in the afternoon, and a college-search workshop to wrap up the day – a little bit of everything that makes EducationUSA what it is. A ...
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Alumni Alumni In Action Features First-Person In Their Own Words Spotlight Alumni USEFP

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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Alumni Alumni In Action Features In Their Own Words Spotlight Alumni USEFP

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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Alumni In Their Own Words Spotlight Alumni USEFP

Remembering the late Humphrey fellow Mr. Ali Zaman Shah (1971-2018)

– USEFP regrets to announce the passing of Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow (2013), Mr. Ali Zaman Shah. Mr. Shah, who passed away in April 2018, was an avid supporter of the Humphrey fellowship and would often be found at alumni events sharing a joke with friends and strangers alike. He ...
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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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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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