Exchange Alumni Making a Difference in Pandemic Times
In the midst of COVID-19 in 2020, exchange alumni were at the forefront of tackling the unprecedented changes we faced around the world. This page is dedicated to all alumni who have been - and still are - creating far-reaching health, educational, and social impact to make sure your communities are staying strong, safe, and healthy.
Kateřina Vacková has brought together professionals across the Czech medical industry to disseminate critical information to citizens and frontline workers.
Shah Nawaz has drawn on his 2015 exchange experience to educate and empower those in rural areas of Kashmir, India.
With facemasks now a customary part of our daily lives, Fulbright Foreign Student alumnus Cosmas Mwikirize saw the need for a more sustainable solution to protective equipment and came up with a couple of solutions.
From preventing malaria to the coronavirus, Dr. Osita Okonkwu is empowering local communities in Enugu, Nigeria. A 2009-2010 Hupert H. Humphrey Fellow at Tulane University, Dr. Okonkwu became involved in service early on in his career.
With many businesses impacted by the pandemic, some are using the economic downturn to advance tech innovation and e-learning.
With less than 5% Internet broadband and only 40% adult literacy, access to accurate information is difficult to come by.