Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN) is an association of U.S. exchange alumni who are committed to making meaningful contributions to Pakistan and comprise of current and former Pakistani participants of U.S. federal government-sponsored exchange programs.
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In Conversation with the Javaid Sisters

In Conversation with the Javaid Sisters
They say that one right decision can change your life. For Irum Javaid that decision was when her teacher asked the class if anyone was interested in learning the English Language through the English Access Microscholarship Program.  All it took was a ‘yes’ to open the doors of unexpected opportunities ...
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PUAN Islamabad/Rawalpindi Family Reunites at the 7th Annual Reunion

PUAN Islamabad/Rawalpindi Family Reunites at the 7th Annual Reunion
It’s that time of the year again when the alumni of the U.S. Department of State sponsored exchange programs gather under one roof to reconnect, discuss ideas and celebrate the achievements of their respective chapters. 17th August 2017 marked the seventh annual reunion of Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN) Islamabad Chapter. ...
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A Thousand Yearnings – When Expression Meets Dance

A Thousand Yearnings – When Expression Meets Dance
The evening of 11th August was one filled with the celebration of art, poetry, expression and dance. The evening, titled as Hazaron Khwahishen Aisi (English: A Thousand Yearnings), was dedicated to the living legend, Ms. Indu Mitha. Mrs. Mitha is in herself an institution who has been thriving as a ...
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Peace Is Possible

Peace Is Possible
Amidst the heat of early August in Islamabad, the extraordinary Peacebuilding Conference came about as a breath of fresh air, and a glimmer of hope that Peace is Possible. The conference was a combined effort by the U.S. Exchange Programs Alumni in working together towards peace through various mediums, strategies and ...
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106 Pakistani students all set to study in the U.S. for a semester

106 Pakistani students all set to study in the U.S. for a semester
This year 106 Pakistani students have been selected to participate in the Global Undergraduate (UGRAD) program, where they will have the opportunity to study at an American College for six-months and immerse themselves amongst a new culture, exchange ideas, learn, and spread knowledge on diversity. These students are studying a ...
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American Education

The following op-ed was published in English in The News on May 8, 2017. “I want to congratulate all students in Pakistan who have received offers of admission from one of the over 4,500 accredited institutions of higher learning in the US. Graduates of US universities, including many successful Pakistani ...
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In Conversation with Danial Shah

In Conversation with Danial Shah
Back in 2008, an aspiring photographer decided to travel from the South of Pakistan to the North.  Being an avid reader of history books and a regular viewer of Travel Guide of Pakistan, this young photographer set out to experience the valleys of Hunza and Gilgit and dwell in the ...
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Weaving Innovation into Education

Weaving Innovation into Education
TEA Alumna Conducts Teachers’ Training Program in Kamoke and Wahndo Rubina Bashir teaches students of the 9th and 10th grade at a local public school in Kamoke, a small town in the Gujranwala District with a population of 167,300.  With limited access to technology, educational institute have not absorbed the ...
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In Conversation with Navera Waheed

In Conversation with Navera Waheed
A Female Tech Entrepreneur Who Aims to Revolutionize the Education System through Augmented Reality Before leaving for the International Visitors Leadership Program (IVLP) in November 2015, Navera Waheed had not anticipated the changes that would follow: giving up her day job; signing her biggest client over a Thanksgiving dinner in ...
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World Poetry Day 2017: Poems by Alumni

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