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Since returning to Sri Lanka after his Fulbright program, Chamara has become an active alumni member who leads by example and continues to volunteer his time, knowledge, and resources to communities, NGOs, and government institutions that are in need of his expertise on emergency medical techniques and disaster management.
Fulbright alumna Parveen Elias shares her journey from Bangladeshi academia to her exchange in the U.S. to her working with the Embassy back in her home country.
FLEX alumnus Azat Toroev makes certain that girls and persons with disabilities are not hindered by institutional and societal barriers in his home country of Kyrgyzstan.
TEDxSecunderabad gathered exchange alumni from India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Sri Lanka for a day filled with inspiring talks, enlightening discussions and riveting performances.
Thanks to his experience in the Community College Initiative Program, in one short year, Alvi has revolutionized the way farmers across Punjab, Pakistan are growing bitter gourd crops by using organic and low-cost measures that increase plant yields and fruit quality.
Tatyana Chabrova's IVLP experience helped hone her skills working with children with disabilities and caregivers once she returned home to Uzbekistan, where she conducts trainings and publishes books for parents of children with special needs.
The Pakistan-US Alumni Network (PUAN) hosted the Music Freedom Concert in Islamabad, celebrating traditional Pakistani music and dance with more than 1,200 concert goers.
In celebration of World Environment Day 2015, Fulbright-Nehru alumni organized events to discuss how to implement green practices and combat climate change in their local communities.
With the help of a $5,000 USD grant from the Pakistan-U.S Alumni Network, Global UGrad Alumnus Syed Zia Hussain Shah started Aghaaz-e-Ravvish, a project that aims to be the first low-cost tech-based distance learning program in Pakistan.
IVLP Alumna Rubina Feroze Bhatti advocates for human rights, social justice, and community service in her home country of Pakistan.