Alumni Profile: Dustin Liu

Alumni Profile: Dustin Liu

When folks from home asked me how Malaysia was going, I always started with a single answer: “filled with gratitude, sunshine, learning and joy.” These words were true the moment I embarked on my journey as an English Teaching Assistant during these past few months. I remember the first-day jitters I felt before my first

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International Women’s Day

International Women’s Day

The Fulbright Association is grateful to have exceptional women from across the globe in our community. This year we want to take the time to feature their stories and adventures. While their travel locations differ, they share a passion for the Fulbright and the dimension it has given to their work. Please consider donating in

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Chapter Spotlight: Chicago

Chapter Spotlight: Chicago

Across the country, our Fulbright Association chapters are providing excellent opportunities to bring together alumni and friends of the Fulbright Program. Last month, the Chicago Chapter and the Institute of International Education co-hosted the annual “Winter Wonderland” reception, which brings the Fulbright community together for a night of networking and socializing. The event brought together

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Career Fairs: How to Prepare, How to Engage

Career Fairs: How to Prepare, How to Engage

Looking for work demands different strategies and forms of engagement.   Some individuals are comfortable networking and looking for opportunities at events including career fairs.   Others are not as sociable and would rather more discreetly apply for jobs online.  Still others are looking for more direct referrals for jobs and seek informational interviews and one on

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Chapter Spotlight: New Hampshire

Chapter Spotlight: New Hampshire

I have always believed that chapters are the heart of the Fulbright Association.  More than 200 chapter events each year power our programming and advance our mission to promote international education.  Chapter leaders—all of them volunteers—spend countless hours in strategizing, planning and executing events of all kinds, from social gatherings to Fulbright Forums (a new

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Career Corner: Sharing Your Experiences as a Fulbrighter Will Open Doors

Career Corner: Sharing Your Experiences as a Fulbrighter Will Open Doors

Earlier this month I had the opportunity to join other Fulbrighters at an academic conference for community colleges to share about our experiences.  We participated in two panel discussions and presentations.  The panelists included visiting Fulbrighters from Kyrgyzstan, Togo, and Morocco; U.S. Fulbright ETAs (English Teaching Assistants) in Benin, Cote D’Ivoire, and Peru; and U.S.

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Call for Nominations: 2020 Fulbright Prize for International Understanding

Call for Nominations: 2020 Fulbright Prize for International Understanding

The call for nominations for the 2020 J. William Fulbright Prize for International Understanding is now CLOSED.   History of the Fulbright Prize   The Fulbright Prize was established by the Fulbright Association to honor extraordinary individuals and organizations that contribute to international understanding, cooperation and peace.  First awarded to South African President Nelson Mandela

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