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Results are Tagged with "Middle East and North Africa"

Lessons Learned from Teaching English to Mothers of Visually-Impaired Children

When Marquita Green accepted the fellowship for the English Language Fellow Program in Morocco, she never imagined she would have the opportunity to work with such a dedicated group of teachers and staff. Through the program, Marquita has worked at an American Language Center in Marrakech, teaching English to the mothers of blind or visually impaired children, so the mothers are able to read to their kids and help them learn.

Building a Future Through Technology

Sura Mubarak is a true TechGirl—developing a robotics project to help people with hand disabilities control a computer and starting a volunteering organization. Sura knew that in order to pursue her love of robotics, a trip to the United States was in her future.

From the West Bank to the United States: An Unexpected Path to an MBA

After completing her bachelor’s degree in medical lab sciences at the American University of Beirut, Sanioura worked in marketing for a medical firm while she applied for graduate programs and fellowships. It was during this time that she first fell in love with business.

Demonstrating the Power of People-to-People Exchanges

Professor Paul Heck of Georgetown University’s Department of Theology, is a 2008 Fulbright U.S. Scholar Program alumnus who lectured in Arabic on the role of religion in the United States at Mohammed V University in Rabat, Morocco.

Creating a More Peaceful World Through Youth and Music Programs

Yakir Englander, a Fulbright-Yitzhak Rabin Scholar, is on a mission for peace.

TechGirls: Lara’s Story

“I have a responsibility to take care of those who are less fortunate and to make a difference in their life,” says Lara Kasbari after completing the four week U.S. State Department TechGirls program.

TechGirls: Fatma’s Story

Before Fatma began her three week TechGirls exchange program in the United States, she had yet to venture outside of her “tiny slice of life in Yemen.”

Arabic Program Expands Dental Career Dream

Shadowing a Moroccan dentist showed me that so many more people in the world need dental help.

Increasing Mutual Understanding Between Morocco and America

Samira Idelcadi, a Moroccan alumna of the 2006 Professional Fellows Program, is the January International Exchange Alumni Member of the Month.

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