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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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USEFP celebrates inspiring UGRAD grantees as they depart for a semester to the U.S.

  Over 135 Pakistani undergraduate students, selected to participate in the U.S. Government-funded Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD), gathered in Islamabad for a two-day pre-departure orientation (PDO). The PDO is the last stop for students before they depart to the United States and serves as an introduction on what ...
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Bridging gaps: USEFP holds its 2nd Annual Humphrey Conference

  The 2nd Annual Humphrey Alumni Conference took place in Islamabad from October 5 – 6, 2018. The event was hosted by the United States Educational Foundation Pakistan (USEFP) at the Islamabad Club. The theme for the event was “Bridging Gaps”. On Friday, October 5, over 100 Humphrey alumni and ...
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“Armed with Faith” Screened Exclusively for Alumni in Lahore and Peshawar

In the summer, USEFP hosted an exclusive screening of Armed with Faith, a Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy production, which highlights the dangerous and courageous work of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Bomb Disposal Unit (KPK BDU). The film is co-produced by Fulbright alumna, Haya Fatima Iqbal, who also co-produced the Oscar winning documentary, ...
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Humphrey Alumnus Appointed Federal Minister

  USEFP is proud to announce that the first Hubert H. Humphrey program alumnus from Pakistan, Shafqat Mahmood, has been appointed Federal Minister under the current government in Pakistan. Mahmood is a 1980 Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow, who completed his fellowship from Harvard University in Public Administration. He holds a ...
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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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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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