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Alum-Led Team Wins Prestigious Tech Competition in Turkey

A team helmed by Fulbrighter Adeel Yousaf won first place at the International Free Mission Unmanned Aerial Vehicles Competition. Organized under the banner of TEKNOFEST – one of the biggest tech events of the world – the contest was held in Bursa, Turkey, in September 2021. Over 240 teams from ...
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Fulbright Alum Takes Charge of the University of Swabi

USEFP would like to congratulate Dr. Nasir Jamal Khattak who has recently been inducted as Vice Chancellor (VC) of the University of Swabi. He has over three decades of teaching and research experience and has served in key positions at various institutions. He was the VC of the Kohat University ...
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In Memoriam

USEFP regrets to announce the passing of Global UGRAD alumnus Haresh Kumar. Mr. Kumar attended the Oklahoma State University in the fall of 2017 as a part of the exchange program. Last year, through the Community Development Initiative (CDI), he raised awareness about water-saving techniques and the prevention of waterborne ...
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Humphrey Alum Receives Prestigious Ramon Magsaysay Award

Dr. Amjad Saqib founded Akhuwat, an interest- and collateral-free microfinance program, nearly two decades ago. Today, that same not-for-profit program has grown into Pakistan’s largest microfinance institution that helps millions of poor families – and it has now won Dr. Saqib the Ramon Magsaysay Award 2021, the ‘Nobel prize of ...
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Spotlight Alum: Dr. Zaeem Zia

We spoke to Dr. Zaeem Zia, the District Health Officer currently heading the mass vaccination efforts in Islamabad, about his Fulbright experience, the crucial work he is doing, and so much more… What led you to apply for the Fulbright Program? As a student, I always wanted to study abroad ...
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USEFP Launches Fulbright Talks 2 and Fulbright Women Podcasts

This quarter saw the launch of the second season of Fulbright Talks, featuring 21 Fulbrighters who discussed various issues important to Pakistan’s socio-economic development. The speakers were selected for their immense contributions in their professional fields. Some of the topics showcased this season were: Research findings on child sexual abuse ...
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Humphrey Alum Appointed Chairman of the FBR

USEFP would like to congratulate Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmed, an Inland Revenue Service officer and Hubert H. Humphrey Fellow, for his induction as chairman of the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR). A keen learner, Dr. Ahmed went to the University of Washington in 2010 on a Humphrey Fellowship to further ...
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In Memoriam

  USEFP regrets to announce the tragic passing of Fulbright alumnus Nauman Afzal Afridi. Mr. Afridi was a career civil servant working in the Pakistan Administrative Service since 2005 with a stellar record of performance. Over the years, he took on various administrative positions in Punjab and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, including ...
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Spotlight Alum: Waqas Idrees

We recently spoke to Waqas Idrees, a young energy expert, about his Fulbright experience, his professional trajectory, and so much more. What led you to apply for the Fulbright Program? During my undergraduate studies, I was unable to attend my dream school due to limited finances, so I enrolled in ...
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