Women in Tech Summit in Warsaw - Free Participation for Fulbright Grantees and Alumni

Fulbright Poland and Perspektywy Education Foundation are happy to invite Fulbright program grantees or alumni to join the Women in Tech Summit in Warsaw this November.

The Perspektywy Women in Tech Summit is the biggest Tech and women-related conference in Europe! The event will happen in Warsaw 13-14 November 2019 and will gather over 3000 participants from all over the world! Discover the future of technology and show the power of women in Tech! Short program and speakers list are available on the event website: https://womenintechsummit.pl/

Fulbright program grantees and alumni have the opportunity to receive a stipend that allows free participation in the Summit. There are 30 stipends available on a first come, first served basis.

The application form is available online: https://womenintechsummit.pl/fulbright-application

The Fulbright-RAF Scholar Award 2020-2021

The Romanian-U.S. Fulbright Commission announces the Fulbright-RAF (Romanian-American Foundation) Scholar Award, dedicated to Romanian academics from technical universities and departments who wish to carry out a semester-long fellowship in residence at the University of Rochester – Ain Center for Entrepreneurship, for study and independent research, curriculum development, classroom observation and participation in community-based entrepreneurial activities.

The program starts in August 2020 and will provide the Romanian fellows with valuable experience enabling them to develop high-quality entrepreneurship education opportunities for university students throughout Romania.

Read more: The Fulbright-RAF Scholar Award 2020-2021

Hubert H. Humphrey Alumni Share Best Practices for a Successful Application

Join our online seminar on Tuesday, July 9, from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m., to meet our special guests Georgiana Pascu and Vlad Mixich.

During her Humphrey fellowship in the academic year 2017-2018, Georgiana was affiliated with the American University in Washington DC and carried out a project in the field of Law & Human Rights. Vlad has just returned from Atlanta, Georgia, where he conducted a project in the field of Public Health at Emory University, for the academic year 2018-2019.

Georgiana and Vlad will offer you their perspective on the application process, along with practical suggestions from their own experience both as applicants and Humphrey fellows. They will also talk about life and professional objectives with the Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship in the U.S., as well as about their professional activities, plans and achievements after return. In the last part of the webinar, Georgiana and Vlad will be ready to answer your questions.

For attendance, please register at: https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/1743220010656069645

Opportunity Funds Summer Camp @FEAC-EducationUSA

On June 28, the EducationUSA-affiliated Fulbright Educational Advising Center hosted its first ever one-day Opportunity Funds Summer Camp. The event brought together the members of our 2019 Opportunity Funds cohort, for a series of workshops and discussions designed to help them approach more confidently various components of the application package.
Participants had a chance to test brainstorming techniques during the essay writing workshop coordinated by Fulbright English Teaching Assistant James Wilson, as well as learn more about extracurricular activities and volunteering from our other guest speakers - Eliza Chirilă-Pop, American Councils for International Education Country Representative, FLEX alumni Karla Manea and George Nicolae, and Delia Dumitriu. dedicated teacher and FEAC friend.
Many thanks to our participant and speakers and we hope this will become a permanent fixture in the FEAC calendar!

Education 4 Life Romania

Professor Woden Teachout, U.S. Fulbright Scholar at "Lucian Blaga" University of Sibiu in the 2nd semester of the 2018-2019 academic year, was also involved in volunteering work, accompanied by her children. Here is the description of one of these activities: “The program is called Education 4 Life Romania, and it's based in Hosman, outside of Sibiu. It is an ecumenical Christian program run by Sorin Boica. Children come after school and get a full meal, help with their homework, and time playing outdoors. Many come from very poor families and would not get a full meal otherwise. The program also sponsors Hosman children to go to high school in Sibiu by sponsoring their bus passes. We helped with serving and cleaning up the meals, tutoring help for homework, practicing English, and distributing food. We also helped supervise the games on International Children's Day. It was a great experience.”

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