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Alum-led Startup Aims to Revolutionize Exam Prep in Pakistan

Edkasa, a fast-growing education technology startup co-founded by Fulbright alum Annum Sadiq, aims to solve what is arguably the country’s biggest problem: access to quality education. With a user base of 55,000 students already, over one million hours of recorded viewing time, more than 250,000 answered student queries in just ...
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Alums Bring Home Prestigious Google Research Scholar Award

Dr. Mohsen Ali and Dr. Izza Aftab are making waves. The pair of Fulbright alum, both professors at the Information Technology University in Lahore, have bagged the coveted Google Research Scholar Award worth USD 60,000 – and they are the only Pakistanis to have won this year. Work that makes ...
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Six Fulbright Alumni Appointed Vice Chancellors

USEFP would like to congratulate the following Fulbright alumni who have recently been inducted as Vice Chancellors: Dr. Kanwal Ameen, University of Home Economics, Lahore Dr. Ameen is an award-winning teacher, author, and researcher who pursued her post-doctoral studies in library science at the University of Missouri in 2010. Before ...
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Fulbright Alum and Team Bag Prestigious International Grant

Fulbright alumnus Dr. Mohsen Ali and his team at Information Technology University (ITU) recently won the highly competitive international research grant ‘AI for Earth Innovation’ for their work on glaciers. This grant, a joint initiative of National Geographic and Microsoft, aims to support projects that use artificial intelligence to improve ...
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Humphrey Alumni See a Busy Quarter

  New office bearers elected The HAAP elections took place recently and these office bearers were elected unopposed. They will retain their positions for a two-year term ending on December 31, 2022: President: Dr. Lubna Ayub Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow 1999 (American University for Public Administration & Public Finance). Chief ...
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Fulbright Alumni Take Charge as Vice Chancellors

USEFP would like to congratulate two Fulbright post-doc alumni who have recently been inducted as Vice Chancellors. Dr. Zaffar M. Khan, University of Technology, Nowshera Dr. Khan completed his post-doc from Iowa State University in 1995. He established the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the National University of Sciences and ...
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Spotlight alum: Dr. Muhammad Ashraf

  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? When I applied to the Fulbright program, there were only a few awards, especially senior fellowships for well-established professionals. Due to the scarcity ...
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Quarantined with Fulbrighters: Podcast showcases alumni contributions during Covid-19

The Covid-19 health crisis, which brought the world to a standstill, also elicited extraordinary compassion and selfless acts of service from healthcare professionals, as a well as ordinary citizens. As in past crises, Fulbright alumni have been at the forefront of efforts to manage the pandemic and its fallout in ...
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Fulbright and Humphrey alumni step-up in times of crisis

Over the years, USEFP alumni have proven that they are committed to using the knowledge and skills learned on their exchange experiences in the U.S. to drive positive change in Pakistan. During Covid-19 this commitment has been reaffirmed, as many Fulbright and Humphrey alumni have set up initiatives to help ...
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