TEDxFulbright: A Curious Picture

TEDxFulbright: A Curious Picture

“What do we miss when we simply accept what’s pictured, when we fail to ask what and who are left out of the scene?” Sharing experiences from her 2009 Fulbright grant to South Africa, writer Kimberly D. Burge reflected on her time working with the young girls of Gugulethu — residents of a black township

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Advocacy Update: July 2017

Advocacy Update: July 2017

When we learned that the Administration had proposed a budget that would result in cutting the Fulbright Program in half — by 47% — for Fiscal Year 2018, the Fulbright Association launched an aggressive campaign on June 7 to “Stand for Fulbright.” We asked our members and supporters to write and call their members of

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Announcing the Fulbright-in-the-Classroom Initiative Pilot Program

Announcing the Fulbright-in-the-Classroom Initiative Pilot Program

The Fulbright Association will be piloting an exciting initiative called Fulbright-in-the-Classroom to test the viability of and interest in efforts to involve Fulbright alumni formally in K-12 education in the United States. The concept of Fulbright-in-the-Classroom builds on the experiences of Fulbright alumni and on the recognized need to increase the understanding of international affairs

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Chapter Spotlight: National Capital Area Chapter

Chapter Spotlight: National Capital Area Chapter

(Above) Members of the 2016-2017 National Capital Area Chapter Board, with Fulbright Association Deputy Director Shaz Akram. The National Capital Area Chapter (NCAC) of the Fulbright Association represents Fulbright alumni in Washington, D.C., Maryland, and Northern Virginia. In 2016, NCAC received the Committee’s Choice Award from the Fulbright Association for innovative outreach efforts. With an

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Alumni Profile: Priyali Sur

Alumni Profile: Priyali Sur

Priyali Sur is an award-winning journalist and documentary filmmaker reporting on social and development issues with a focus on gender rights. A 2014-2015 Fulbright Humphrey Fellow, Sur is a consultant for the World Bank and director of the film ‘sabhak.’ She has also given a TEDxFulbright talk called “Gender equality – A man’s fight as

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