Ethan Rosenzweig, the Deputy Assistant Secretary (DAS) for Academic Programs at the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA), called on USEFP in Islamabad on December 16. He toured the premises, met the organization’s core team, and enjoyed conversations over lunch.
DAS Rosenzweig was appointed by U.S. President Joe Biden and joined the ECA is 2021. Prior to this, he served as Associate Dean at Emory University’s School of Law where he oversaw enrollment and student services including international recruitment and engagement. He is a graduate of Emory Law and received his undergraduate and master’s degrees in public policy from American University
EducationUSA in focus
During the visit, DAS Rosenzweig held a special session with EducationUSA advisers. USEFP Executive Director Rita Akhtar, EducationUSA Advising Director Kathy Aziz, and U.S. embassy personnel were present as well. An enlightening discussion ensued as the team candidly spoke about EducationUSA Pakistan’s advising goals, opportunities, and challenges. EducationUSA promotes U.S. higher education to Pakistani students by offering a wide range of in-person and virtual services to help students navigate the U.S. higher education application process. DAS Rosenzweig brought the meeting to a close by expressing his gratitude for the work being done by the team to help send more Pakistani students to the United States for higher education.