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Georgia Fulbright Association Alumni greeted the Malawi Service Corps initiative

The latest Fulbright Association Alumni Reception which took place on Tuesday, June 27th at Gordon Biersch in Buckhead, Atlanta from 6 to 8 pm, featured prominent speakers who are committed to the Fulbright mission, from the Chairman of Fulton County, John Eaves (a two-time Fulbrighter in Germany and Finland), to Carlos Pagoaga from Coca-Cola Headquarters […]

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2017 Fulbright Reception at the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta

On April 27, 2017, the Consulate General of Canada in Atlanta graciously hosted a reception in honor of Fulbright alumni and current grantees based in the State of Georgia. The Honorable Consul General Louise Blais coordinated this effort, and the Canadian Consulate provided a warm and welcoming atmosphere.  Although structured as a casual networking event, there […]

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Nevertheless, She Persisted: An Autoethnography of a Fulbright Grantee at UGA

By the means of a feminist autoethnographic method, this material is based on the written reflections of a Ph.D. candidate, beneficiary of a Fulbright research grant. Manifold tensions are toured, in search of the student’s own feminist identity and life purpose, negotiating her relationship with research, embracing mentorship, and the role of Fulbright in her […]

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Fulbright GPA Project – Malawi: Summer 2013

Parkside Elementary School Atlanta, Georgia – May 12th, 2016 Visit Each year, Parkside Elementary School of the Atlanta Public Schools District celebrates Multicultural Week. With her experience from the Fulbright-Hayes Project in Malawi, Ms. Larnetrra Dennard expressed that she would use Malawi as a long term place to share with her students the experience she […]

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Mayor Kasim Reed featured at Fulbright welcome picnic and 70th Anniversary tree planting

On Friday evening, the Fulbright Association Georgia Chapter gathered at Piedmont Park in Atlanta to welcome approximately 100 new Fulbright and Humphrey grantees from over 20 different countries including, but not limited to: Burundi, China, Columbia, Costa Rica, Côte d’Ivoire, Egypt, Germany, Indonesia, Liberia, Malawi, Mozambique, Myanmar, Pakistan, Sierra Leonne, Russia, Togo, Tunisia, Ukraine and […]

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Fulbright Commemorative Tree Planting, August 26, 2016

Fulbright Association, GA. Chapter Welcome Picnic Friday, August 26, 2016 5:00-8:00 pm Piedmont Park, Large Pavillon (near section nº 11/map) RSVP Meet and connect with the President of the National Fulbright Association Board, Nancy Neill,  as well as your entire GA Chapter Board and President, Dr. Zipangani Vokhiwa.   Special Welcome Remarks from Atlanta Mayor, Kasim […]

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2016 Welcome Picnic and Tree Planting

Fulbright Association, GA. Chapter Welcome Picnic Friday, August 26, 2016 5:00-8:00 pm Piedmont Park, Large Pavillon (near section nº 11/map) RSVP   Join us as we welcome our newly arrived Fulbright students and scholars to Georgia. Enjoy good food, games and company. We have a beautiful pavilion, so the picnic will go on – rain or shine. Directions: […]

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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 […]

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Fulbright Association & Dikembe Mutombo Foundation in DR Congo

Fulbright Association delivering medical glasses to Congolese community members and patients in-need –  metro Kinshasa, DRC July 2016 Members of the Fulbright Association participated in the second annual Envision Fulbright DRC mission of advancing international understanding through volunteer service to communities. A group composed of Fulbright alumni, Christelle Mputu, Jimmy Vulembera and Nancy Odia and […]

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Fulbright Association & Dikembe Mutombo Foundation delivering medical reading glasses in DR Congo

Fulbright Association delivering medical glasses to Congolese community members and patients in-need –  metro Kinshasa, DRC July 2016 Members of the Fulbright Association participated in the second annual Envision Fulbright DRC mission of advancing international understanding through volunteer service to communities. A group composed of Fulbright alumni, Christelle Mputu, Jimmy Vulembera and Nancy Odia and […]

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