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Humphrey alumni conference focuses on social responsibility

By PR
May 14, 2024
Participants pose for a group photo at the 5th Hubert H. Humphrey Alumni Conference organised by USEFP on May 13, 2024. — Facebook/United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan
Participants pose for a group photo at the 5th Hubert H. Humphrey Alumni Conference organised by USEFP on May 13, 2024. — Facebook/United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan

Islamabad:The United States Educational Foundation in Pakistan (USEFP) hosted the 5th Hubert H. Humphrey Alumni Conference on the theme of Social Responsibility in Islamabad from May 10-12, says a press release.

Funded by the US Mission to Pakistan and organised in collaboration with the Pakistan-US Alumni Network (PUAN), the conference brought together 100 Humphrey alumni from across Pakistan to discuss and share their valuable insights and experiences on social responsibility, education, inclusivity, and empowerment. “Each of you were chosen for this conference because you demonstrated a commitment to social responsibility. You are making your communities, Pakistan, the United States, and the world a better place. And - along with the other 44,000 PUAN members from dozens of other US exchange programs - you are helping to address some of the world’s biggest challenges,” said US Ambassador Donald Blome.

The conference featured esteemed speakers who emphasized the need for public-centric policing, investment in women’s empowerment projects, and digital transformation to promote diversity. Alumni from various fields shared their perspectives on the role of education, financial inclusion, and social responsibility in creating an equitable society.

Speaking at the conference, USEFP Executive Director Rita Akhtar said, “This conference is a testament to the commitment of our alumni to social responsibility, education, ethics, inclusivity, and empowerment. We are proud of the work they are doing in their communities, and we are committed to supporting them in their efforts to create a better future for Pakistan.” Through engaging panel discussions, participants had the opportunity to learn about recent research and network with others who share their commitment to making a positive impact in their communities. The Hubert H. Humphrey Fellowship Program is funded by the US government and offers mid-career professionals the opportunity to attend a university and collaborate with US-based organizations through professional affiliation.