On December 12, 2016, Board member Sam Brown chaired the panel titled, “Fulbright Scholar Alumni Network – Developing a Call to Action for Fulbright Scholar Alumni to Become More Involved in Global Sustainability and Technology Deployment” as part of Club de Madrid-P80 Group Foundation’s Global Solutions Institute Conference in Little Rock, Arkansas.
Each year the Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs, in collaboration with the Institute of International Education, releases the list of higher education institutions sending the most Fulbright U.S. students and scholars abroad. For academic year 2015-16, the list highlights the strong institutional diversity within the Fulbright Program.
From October 1-2, 2015, the U.S. Department of State will participate in the inaugural Generation Study Abroad Summit, hosted by the Institute of International Education (IIE).
The U.S.-Iceland Fulbright Commission Executive Director Belinda Theriault and the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF) Arctic Section Head Eric Salzman signed an agreement for their respective organizations to collaborate in supporting Arctic research in Iceland.
An alumna of Fulbright, Ms. Kolinda Grabar-Kitarovic was recently elected as the first woman President of Croatia.
Joy Buolamwini developed Code 4 Rights with the mission to ensure that every country in the world has accessible information about local services that support women’s rights and that women are given the opportunity to create beneficial technology.