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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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PUAN in 2015

PUAN in 2015
By Rimsha Ali Shah “Tomorrow is the first blank page of a 365 page book.  Write a good one.”   Brad Paisley. As we welcome 2016 tomorrow and begin the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN)’s next 365-page book, let’s take a look at how 2015 has been for PUAN.  With twelve chapters ...
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Alumni Pay Tribute to Peace in Service Activities throughout Pakistan

Alumni Pay Tribute to Peace in Service Activities throughout Pakistan
By Hira Nafees Shah The Pakistan-U.S Alumni Network celebrated the importance of peace, tolerance, and harmony through a series of community service events held nationwide for “peace week” from May 25th to May 31st. More than 3,000 alumni, students, and leadership of the twelve local chapters of the network enthusiastically ...
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First Person: Indo-Pak Gender Session – Changing Perceptions & Stereotypes

First Person: Indo-Pak Gender Session – Changing Perceptions & Stereotypes
By Rimsha Ali Shah–Study of the United States Institutes (SUSI) Alumna Pakistan and India share a similar socio-economic and cultural context when it comes to the sexes and society. As a woman, time and again I have strongly felt that we need to engage our male counterparts to sensitize and ...
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PUAN Islamabad session Highlights need for Nuanced Discussion about Partition

PUAN Islamabad session Highlights need for Nuanced Discussion about Partition
By Hira Nafees Shah The Islamabad chapter of the Pakistan-U.S Alumni Network arranged an international online discussion session exploring Pakistani and Indian perspectives on the 1947 Partition of their two countries on Saturday, August 9th 2014. Indian Fulbright Alumnus Jasmine Shah was the chief guest on the occasion who addressed ...
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Alums Relish Gastronomic Delights at Savory vs. Sweet Cooking Competition

Alums Relish Gastronomic Delights at Savory vs. Sweet Cooking Competition
By Hira Nafees Shah On a Thursday afternoon in the sweltering June heat, when most Islooites preferred to conserve their energies and beat the heat, a group of 17 brave contestants decided to do exactly the opposite. They stood near burning stoves for hours perfecting their cuisines, until they deemed ...
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Alumni from Northern Areas Celebrate World Press Freedom Day

Alumni from Northern Areas Celebrate World Press Freedom Day
In recognition of World Press Freedom day, the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN) Azad Jammu Kashmir (AJK) Chapter conducted training workshop of 20 young journalists of the Mirpur District on May 3. Twenty local young journalists learned practical skills for developing ethical and responsible stories for media outlets.  Saqib Javed, an ...
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Alumni Mark World IP Day with Thought-Provoking Seminar, Anti-Piracy Awareness Song

Alumni Mark World IP Day with Thought-Provoking Seminar, Anti-Piracy Awareness Song
By Hira Nafees Shah The World Trade Organization says that Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) are rights given to persons over the creations of their minds. They usually give the creator an exclusive right over the use of his/her creation for a certain period of time. These rights can appear in ...
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Alumni Promote Reading at World Book Day Event in Skardu

Alumni Promote Reading at World Book Day Event in Skardu
On April 23, the Gilgit Baltistan Chapter of the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN) celebrated World Book and Copyright Day in collaboration with Local organization FIKR at Municipal Library, Pakistan America Friendship reading room in Skardu.  Great job celebrating reading and promoting copyrights for authors! Learn more about World Book Day at http://www.un.org/en/events/bookday/.
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Alumni Lead Volunteerism Events Across Pakistan for Global Youth Service Day

Alumni Lead Volunteerism Events Across Pakistan for Global Youth Service Day
U.S. exchange alumni across Pakistan joined millions of youth around the globe to celebrate Global Youth Service Day (GYSD) on April 12, 2014. All 12 chapters of the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN) organized community service activities that engaged more than 4,000 youth in events ranging from anti-littering campaigns and debating ...
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