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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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EducationUSA’s Opportunity Fund promotes inclusivity in education

USEFP understands the correlation between poverty and the availability of quality educational opportunities in Pakistan. As such it is constantly endeavoring to expand its outreach, diversify its student-body profile, and initiate programs that promote inclusivity. One such effort undertaken by EducationUSA this quarter, has been the inclusion of students from ...
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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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Re-entry seminar helps Fulbright grantees navigate their return to Pakistan

The annual Fulbright Re-entry and Social Enterprise Seminar was hosted at the University of California, Berkeley (UC Berkeley) from May 10 to May 13. The three-day seminar was sponsored by the U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs and administered by the Institute of International Education (IIE). ...
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GRE mock test: Opening doors to U.S. higher education

A lot of the individuals interested in applying for the Fulbright scholarship program, initially balk at the thought of taking the GRE General test. To allay their fears and familiarize the Pakistani public with this seemingly daunting test, USEFP conducts GRE mock tests at various public-sector universities across Pakistan. Each ...
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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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Ramzan Speaker Series provides a window into life as a Muslim in the U.S.

USEFP’s Ramzan Speaker Series is one of its more popular events, drawing significant engagement form the community. The event is organized in partnership with the U.S. Embassy, and features embassy members, Fulbright alumni, and EducationUSA advisers as speakers. This Ramzan the series included a sequence of three talks focusing on ...
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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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