Rating: 4.67 stars 12 12 reviews
Technology, Education, International
PO Box 284 Cape Elizabeth ME 04107 USA
The Fulbright Academy of Science & Technology (FAST) is an international organization established by alumni of the prestigious Fulbright Exchange Program and other members of the science and technology community. Since 2003, FAST has facilitated dialogue among scholars and created opportunities for alumni to share their knowledge and better serve society.
Conferences and programs on five continents during our first five years. Others value our work, as shown by in-kind contributions of $100,000-200,000/year from institutional partners.
(1) The 300,000 Alumni of the Fulbright Exchange Program (2) The 6,000+ annual grantees (3) Institutions that employ or train/educate Fulbrighters (4) Institutions or Individuals that work with Fulbrighters
Direct beneficiaries per year:
500+ participants in our person-to-person activities and the 50+ institutional members of FAST
Geographic areas served:
FAST has two major programs: study committees and public education/networking events. The Study Committees are funded by outside entities or conducted in partnership with universities and research institutes, and they bring together an international group of experts to address a particular issue. The networking events include the Fulbright Forum, a smaller meeting that generally attracts scientists and professionals from a particular region, and the annual FAST Research Conference, which attracts a worldwide participation. FAST also produces a newsletter, which is distributed electronically to thousands of people around the world.
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6 people found this review helpful
This is a great organization. It has a unique ability to facilitate multi-cultural collaboration on issues related to science and technology. The organization has an exceptional executive director and board.
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attending the conference in San Fran.
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About every six months
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