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Transforming Young Minds, Creating Future Leaders

Transforming Young Minds, Creating Future Leaders
  Technological innovations and digital evolutions are transforming the world as we know it. It is now more than evident that the future economy will demand a generation of professionals which is ready to tackle novel and unprecedented issues. Keeping this in mind, there is growing need to swiftly shift ...
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Nepal Diaries: Journey to the world’s rooftop

Nepal Diaries: Journey to the world’s rooftop
The following story is penned by the Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Program alumna, Aruba Binte Khalid, narrating her experience as a Pakistani participant for the Everest International Model United Nations (EIMUN) 2016 in Nepal under the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network’s regional travel grant. She, as a part of 8-member-team, ...
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First Person: Broadening Horizons at UC Berkeley

First Person: Broadening Horizons at UC Berkeley
Abdul Wahid Khan, a Kennedy-Lugar Youth and Exchange Study (YES) program 2011-12 alumnus, has just returned from the United States, where, he attended summer school at the University of California (UC Berkeley) which was partially sponsored by the U.S. Mission in Pakistan. He spent a busy month studying ecology and society; ...
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A way-forward: Preparing for the Climate Change

A way-forward: Preparing for the Climate Change
Environmental Scientist, Dr. Bushra Khan, has been noticing that climate change and reduction in water availability have started to leave an adverse effect on crop production in agriculturally rich areas of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) while some effects resulted into crop failure in certain areas. She observed that farmers were unaware ...
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Empowering Women in Pakistani Media

Empowering Women in Pakistani Media
The story of the world is half-told when it is told only by men. Focusing on that motto, International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) alumna Mehwish Abbasi, who is a journalist herself, aimed at fostering the free expression of women’s voice, concerns, and aspirations. Journalists in Pakistan endure intimation, harassment, violence, ...
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Mission: Clean-up K-2 Basecamp

Mission: Clean-up K-2 Basecamp
“It was a dreadful day, we had not seen sun for over 24 hours now. I was of two minds – for a second, I would think of returning and the very next second, I would buck myself up to take a leap of faith. It was, indeed, the most ...
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Training to Empower Teachers through Technology

Training to Empower Teachers through Technology
Waiting for the participants to settle down, Teaching Excellence and Achievement (TEA) programme alumnus, Rajesh Goswami smiled as he took the stage to conduct the workshop he had tirelessly worked for over the past few weeks. Goswami is of the view that education without technology is like a pen without ...
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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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