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Fulbright Alumnus Trains Pakistani Students in Design Thinking

In developing societies like Pakistan, where innovation and the entrepreneurial spirit is slowly finding roots thanks to incubators like Plan 9, i2i, WeCreate, and spaces at top universities like LUMS and NUST, people are embracing a variety of problem solving techniques to help address local community problems. According to Fulbright ...
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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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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 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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Fulbright Spotlight Alumni: Muhammad Anwar Ul Haq

Muhammad Anwar Ul Haq is being recognized both locally and internationally for his contribution to Pakistan’s energy sector. Most recently, he received the inaugural Young Development Leader Award from the Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms for his performance in the field of energy, which is critical to the realization ...
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Spotlight Alumni: Sana Mahmud

Sana Mahmud is many things – soccer player and captain of Pakistan’s national Women’s Football Team, Fulbright fellow and graduate of Ohio University’s MA in International Development Studies program, and is currently working in the humanitarian sector where she addresses the needs of women during disaster situations. A relentless champion, ...
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Disability and Education: A Dialogue on Inclusion

Overcoming limitations against their own hearing shortcomings fueled the desire for Khaula and Amina to advocate and improve educational access and outcomes for learners with physical challenges through education and arts. Khaula Rizwan is currently pursuing a Master’s in Special Education at Boston University’s School of Education on a Fulbright ...
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Spotlight Alumni: Varsha Thebo, UGRAD

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"There is incredible potential in the girls of rural Sindh and I cannot, at least in my lifetime, let structural inequality ruin their futures. I started helping them because I know how it feels to have unequal opportunities."
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Spotlight Alumni: Amina Rizwan

We sit down with Fulbrighter Amina Rizwan to talk about what her experience has been like upon her return. Amina is a jeweler and is hard of hearing, but has not let that affect her in any way.
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