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Fulbright Day: Portugal


As Fulbright Portugal wraps up their 60th Anniversary, they are also celebrating the Fulbright Program’s 75th Anniversary! As part of the Fulbright Day initiative, March 19th, 2021, marks Portugal’s Day, a special day to celebrate the program's legacy of fostering mutual understanding.

Join Fulbright Portugal for a series of live events with notable Fulbright Alumni and guests.

Full Schedule:

15:30-16:50 GMT
Fulbright Portugal Diversity, Inclusion and Sustainability Webinar:
“Gender Equality in Science and Higher Education”

Welcome and opening remarks:
Otília Macedo Reis, Fulbright Portugal Executive Director
Manuel Heitor, Portuguese Minister of Science, Technology and Higher Education
Kristin Kane, Chargé d’Affaires, U.S. Embassy in Lisbon

Helena Pereira, Fulbright alumna and Head of “Fundação para a Ciência e a Tecnologia (FCT)”;
Cláudia Cavadas, Vice-Rector of the University of Coimbra;
Julie Taylor, Director of Academic Relations for Fulbright at the Institute of International Education (IIE);
Maria de Lourdes Machado-Taylor, Researcher of CIPES - HE Policy Research Center

Moderator: Leilani Stacy, Fulbright alumna (U.S. Student AY2018/2019)

Register for this webinar here.

19:00-20:00 GMT
Fulbright Portugal – U.S. Community Anniversary Celebration
Alumni, partners and friends of the Fulbright Program will gather for a live Celebration Get Together and shared performances, prose and poetry reading, video/film streaming, storytelling and more!

The event is open to the public. Register here.


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