The J. William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board held its 274th Quarterly Board meeting February 9, 2017 to welcome five new members and the reappointment of Board Member Maneesh M. Goyal.
Every semester, “P2P: Challenging Extremism” competition finalists from around the world are invited on the International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) to meet with American business and community leaders. This semester’s finalists, who arrived from Belgium, Italy, and Lebanon, traveled to New York City and San Francisco after presenting in Washington, D.C.
Florida International University (FIU) hosted the 273rd quarterly meeting of the Board, November 16-17 in Miami, Florida, in celebration of International Education Week and the 70th Anniversary of the Fulbright Program.
Chair Jeffrey Bleich spoke in a panel titled, “Fulbright alumni in the public and private sectors” on November 12, 2016 at George Washington University in Washington, D.C. at the Annual Fulbright Association conference.
On January 19, 2017 the U.S. Department of State’s Advisory Committee for the Strategic Dialogue with Civil Society offered the Open Licensing Playbook to the State Department. The Playbook is a tool for federal agencies interested in developing grant-supported open licensing projects.
Four alumni of the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) exchange program stopped by the State Department to share their experiences abroad and their plans for the future.