Wednesday, August 26, 2009

Exchange Opportunities for Students in the Americas

Friday, August 28, 10:30am-11:00am
Washington, DC

A lively discussion on exchange and study opportunities in the U.S. The focus will be on new directions in academic and professional exchanges and how students in the Americas can take advantage of these programs. Special attention will be given to popular exchange programs such as the Fulbright, Humphrey, and Gilman scholarships as well as programs for undergraduate and high school study in America. Questions regarding English language programs, academic advising, and the visa process are also welcome. Guest presenter Alina Romanowski is Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for Academic Programs.

Presenter Bio:
Ms. Alina L. Romanowski was appointed in May 2009 as Deputy Assistant Secretary for Academic Programs in the Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) where she oversees all academic programs, including the Fulbright Program, the Humphrey Program, Gilman Scholarships, English Language Programs, and international marketing of American education resources and advising. Ms. Romanowski is a graduate of the University of Chicago where she received her Bachelors Degree in History in 1977 and a Masters Degree in International Relations with a concentration in the Middle East in 1980. She speaks French and has studied Arabic and Hebrew.

The above live discussion is likely to be only for student in Americas. If you want to join the discussion, please click on above link and enter your name at announced date and time.

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