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Engaging with Institutions Abroad Through the Fulbright Specialist Program

Thursday, November 14
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

University faculty and administrators are invited to explore opportunities for engagement abroad and internationalization of their home campus through the Fulbright Specialist Program, a unique opportunity for established U.S. professionals and academics to participate in short-term, project-based exchanges at host institutions across the globe while gaining international experience and building sustained institutional linkages.

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Amirah Nelson

Outreach & Recruitment Officer
World Learning

Amirah Nelson is responsible for outreach for the Fulbright Specialist Program, through which over 400 U.S. academics and professionals annually are paired with overseas institutions to share expertise, develop linkages, and gain international experience. She previously worked on a portfolio of USAID-funded exchanges for over 200 students from countries such as Kosovo, Malawi, and Palestine. Prior to joining World Learning she worked in Indonesia, where she promoted citizen diplomacy and youth leadership as a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant and supported the Indonesian Directorate General of Higher Education in its initiatives to address teacher shortages in Indonesia's remote or disadvantaged regions.

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