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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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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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Trace

By Waseem Anwar* Because “the seeing” eyes “see” very “little,” his inward eye could see it all, and like Milton, Keller, Beethoven* he made, look big, the smallest of small. Where no one dared, he glided smooth, in every ‘clave of blessed souls, to track the strangest, untrodden paths that ever ...
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Spotlight Alum: Dr. Razia Sultana

We recently spoke to Dr. Razia Sultana, an accomplished academic, who shared her thoughts on the Fulbright Program, her professional trajectory, and so much more… What led you to apply for the Fulbright Program? Fulbright is a prestigious and competitive scholarship program and candidates across the world vie to be ...
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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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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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Spotlight alum: Dr. Ali Nasir

  1. 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? I heard about the Fulbright program through a colleague at Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO). At the time, I ...
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USEFP alumni: leading from the front

USEFP’s Fulbright and UGRAD alumni have always been at the forefront of innovation and civic engagement. During the Covid-19 crisis, many alumni have stepped up to offer support and help their communities. Some of these alumni and their contributions are listed below:     Dr. Muhammad Zaeem Zia: Fulbright alumnus, ...
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