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Fulbright Specialist assesses Egypt’s strategy for science and technology
08/16/2023

Fulbright Specialist assesses Egypt’s strategy for science and technology

Terik Tidwell, who specializes in inclusive innovation, met with university and ministry officials, heads of research, and entrepreneurs to evaluate progress on the country’s 2017 National Strategy for Science, Technology and Innovation.

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Fulbright Prepares Students and Scholars to Build Healthier Communities
08/09/2023

Fulbright Prepares Students and Scholars to Build Healthier Communities

As medical technologies and treatments evolve, Fulbright plays a critical role in addressing public health challenges worldwide. Fulbright Students and Scholars working in different fields and countries demonstrate how Fulbright fosters collaboration to improve outcomes, reduce disparities, and create healthier communities.

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Emi Koch
07/27/2023

Emi Koch

Since leaving her hometown of San Diego, California, Emi Koch’s passion for the oceans and the people whose well-being depends on them have taken her around the world. A Fulbright-National Geographic Award to Vietnam in 2019 marked a turning-point in her career path from professional surfer to sustainable oceans advocate.

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Carina Ho
07/24/2023

Carina Ho

Carina Ho is an acclaimed Oakland-based indie electronic artist and music producer, a talented professional dancer, and an inspiring children’s book author. She is also a wheelchair-user and a powerful disability rights advocate, who works at Airbnb to promote greater accessibility and inclusion within travel. Carina was paralyzed below the chest following a car accident in 2014.

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Fulbright Amazonia Scholars Set an Agenda for Tackling Shared Challenges in Brazil Meeting
07/20/2023

Fulbright Amazonia Scholars Set an Agenda for Tackling Shared Challenges in Brazil Meeting

Fulbright Amazonia, an international, multi-disciplinary collaboration of scholars investigating topics related to the Amazon Basin, kicked off its inaugural program with a meeting in Belém, Brazil from June 18 to 22, 2023.

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Two-time Fulbrighter Mildred García named Chancellor of California State University System
07/18/2023

Two-time Fulbrighter Mildred García named Chancellor of California State University System

Dr. Mildred García, President of the American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU), has been appointed as chancellor of the California State University (CSU). She is a first generation college student and the first Latina appointed to oversee the 23-campus CSU system. She had previously served as president of CSU Fullerton and CSU Dominguez Hills.

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Fulbright Alum appointed as Greece’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs
06/30/2023

Fulbright Alum appointed as Greece’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

Alexandra Papadopoulou, a distinguished member of the Greek Foreign Service who was a Fulbright Foreign Student from Greece, has been appointed as the country’s Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs. Since 2020, she has represented her country as the Ambassador of Greece to the United States, the first woman to serve in that role.

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Fulbrighter Presents on Assistive Technology to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden
06/27/2023

Fulbrighter Presents on Assistive Technology to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and First Lady Dr. Jill Biden

Fulbright-Nehru Fellow Anchal Sharma presented her research on assistive technology to improve inclusion in science and math education at the National Science Foundation, on the first day of Prime Minister Modi’s visit in Washington.

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Fulbright Alum Renée Fleming Named Kennedy Center Honoree
06/26/2023

Fulbright Alum Renée Fleming Named Kennedy Center Honoree

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced that lyric soprano Renée Fleming, a former Fulbright U.S. Student to Germany, will be one of five outstanding artists to receive the Kennedy Center Honors for lifetime artistic achievements.

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Fulbright Connects with Alumni and International Educators at NAFSA 2023
06/08/2023

Fulbright Connects with Alumni and International Educators at NAFSA 2023

The Fulbright Program and Fulbright Commissions from around the world connected with the international education community as they gathered in Washington, D.C, from May 31 through June 3 at the 75th anniversary conference of NAFSA: Association of International Educators.

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