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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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“Every Player’s Music Counts”

Imagine the famed Prague Symphony Orchestra performing a concert in the heart of Europe. Now imagine one player’s music being out of tune with the rest of the group. The entire piece would be rendered “off” because of one player. This is how Robin Sharma, one of the world’s premier ...
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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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USEFP Welcomes New Board Members

  USEFP would like to welcome three new members to its Board of Directors, Mr. Christopher Fitzgerald, Matthew Singer, and Anthony Jones. These members were introduced during USEFP’s 254th meeting of the Board of Directors held at the end of this quarter, and join the existing board members, Dr. Christopher ...
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In Memorium: Taimur Aman (1981 – 2018)

  USEFP regrets to announce the passing of Taimur Aman, a friend and alumnus of the Hubert H. Humphrey program. Taimur, who passed away on July 14, 2018, completed his Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship from Michigan State University in Human Resource Management in 2017. He was born on January 25, 1981 ...
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PUAN Alumni Conference: Promoting Pakistan-U.S. Partnership Through Art, Culture and Society

  The Pakistan U.S. Alumni Network alumni conference ‘Meet Pakistan through Art, Culture, and Society’ took place in Islamabad from July 12 to 16, 2018. The conference brought together more than 200 alumni of U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs in the fields of arts and culture from Pakistan and Afghanistan. The four-day conference focused on the Pakistani-American partnerships in cultural ...
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Annual Creative Writing Contest Brings Out Students’ Creative Talents

EducationUSA Pakistan held its annual Creative Writing Contest this summer for students ages 16-18. More than 150 students from across the country submitted original works of fiction, centered around the theme of “Life in Pakistan”, highlighting the creative talent of Pakistan’s youth. Strong creative writing skills may be overlooked in ...
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Winning Entry by Zahra Ajaz

Earlier this year, we ran a Creative Writing contest for young writers between the ages of 16 and 18. It gave us the opportunity to read through hundreds of excellent submissions received from all across the country. Presented here is Zahra Ajaz’s submission which was awarded first place in the ...
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Second Place Entry “The Tale of the Bootwallah” by Taimur Adnan

Earlier this year, we ran a Creative Writing contest for young writers between the ages of 16 and 18. It gave us the opportunity to read through hundreds of excellent submissions received from all across the country. Presented here is Taimur Adnan’s submission which was awarded second place in the ...
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