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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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Alumnus Spearheads First Teacher Training Program in Khanewal

Alumnus Spearheads First Teacher Training Program in Khanewal
27 Female Teachers Learn Innovative Pedagogical Methods Ishrat teaches middle school children at the Bright Future Model School in Khanewal. This particular day, she decides to give her students flash cards and asks them not to open their books. She senses the excitement in the classroom as her students mouth ...
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Building Entrepreneurial Skills Among Women

Building Entrepreneurial Skills Among Women
Residency Program Empowers Women of FATA Faiza Asghar, a student of International Relations at Peshawar University, did not know much about entrepreneurship, crises communication, or business development. That was, however, before she attended a five-day residency program in Nathia Gali on the theme of entrepreneurship and crises communication with 20 ...
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In Conversation with Dr. Muhaiman

In Conversation with Dr. Muhaiman
An Advocate of Interfaith Harmony As a scholar of Islamic Studies, Dr. Muhaiman often thought of the unrest plaguing the society – the hate and the extremism. “God is beautiful, his words are beautiful, and the world He has created is so beautiful!” he pondered. In his capacity as an ...
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Replug: January in Review

Replug: January in Review
January marked new beginnings for the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN)!  We welcomed the newly elected leadership of 12 chapters to the National Executive Committee (NEC) who elected the new Country President of PUAN at the 7th NEC; launched our Instagram account and a month-long campaign on harnessing inclusion by highlighting ...
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Interfaith Festival Celebrates Diversity in Sindh

Interfaith Festival Celebrates Diversity in Sindh
Empowers Participants to Become Agents of Peace On July 30, 2016, Hyderabad welcomed 200 youth activists hailing from different ethnic and religious minorities from Tharparkar, Umarkot, Tando Muhammad Khan, Badin, Thatta, Jamshoro, Larkana, Nawabshah and Karachi for a riveting dialogue on peace and interfaith harmony. From local heroes to youth ...
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