The 39th Annual Conference and Fulbright Prize: early bird registration open until Sept. 7

EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION IS OPEN UNTIL SEPT. 7

Plan now to attend this year’s conference: Fulbright at 70: Meeting New Challenges to celebrate 70 years of the Fulbright Program in Washington, DC this November.

TOP 5 REASONS TO ATTEND THIS YEAR’S CONFERENCE

1) Inspiring keynotes from Ambassadors, Congressmen, university leaders and leading experts
2) State of Fulbright advocacy discussion with Congressman, Ambassadors and global partners
3) Five tracks focused on cutting-edge Fulbright projects in International Education, Peacekeeping
& Conflict Resolution, Economic Development, Global Health & Sustainability
4) What a Curious Picture Art Exhibit, Film Festival and Social Innovation Challenge
5) Fulbright Prize, the event of the year, with 300+ Fulbrighters celebrating 70 years of Fulbright

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Source: Fulbright Association

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Brad K. Hounkpati Agricultural Engineer, he served as an Agricultural Engineer at Nouvelle Société Cotonnière du Togo (West Africa). Prior to his Fulbright experience, he was previously Technical Coordinator for Peace Corps Togo in Natural Resource Management Program. He has also served in many roles with organizations working to support agriculture in West Africa, including FAO, International Institute of Tropical Agriculture (IITA), Cashew Espoir Ltd., and Plant Resource Of Tropical Africa (PROTA).

In addition to Fulbright Scholarship, he had been awarded other prestigious awards such as: the WARA travel grant, The Norman E. Borlaug Leadership Enhancement in Agriculture Program (Borlaug LEAP) Fellowships Award, the Global Programs Graduate International Travel Award and the Graduate Travel Grant from the University of Georgia and nonetheless the U.E Brady Award. His pairs know him as networker or a “to-go person”.

Fulbright Fellow 2011-2013 at University of Georgia (UGA). He is currently serving as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Entomology, UGA. Since 2011, he has been serving as the national contact for all Fulbright and Humphrey grantees from Togo. Inspired by his Fulbright experience, he later created BSBIZTOGO, Inc. & Grain de Sel Togo, Inc., two Georgian 501c3 organization to support underprivileged students in public universities in sub-Saharan Africa, Europe and other Fulbright scholars in the US. He has served as Membership Database Administrator, and Advocacy Director until 2017 before being elected as Vice President and Communication Officer of Fulbright Association Georgia Chapter in 2018

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