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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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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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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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In Memoriam

USEFP regrets to announce the passing of Dr. Matt J. Duffy, a friend and member of the Fulbright Commission. Dr. Duffy, who was a journalist and an educator, died on Wednesday, January 17, 2018 after a prolonged illness. Dr. Duffy enjoyed a visit to Pakistan in May 2016, as part of ...
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Global UGRAD are ‘Alumni On Top’

Alumni of the Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD) foster mutual understanding by sharing their talents, knowledge, experience, and time with their host communities in the U.S. Shared below are brief updates on what a select group of alumni have accomplished during their semester abroad. Congratulations, Hamza Zaman, Moizza Salahuddin, ...
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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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