News & Events

Fulbright Coffee Hour with Alumni

On January 4th, the Educational Specialist Samar Hasan met with Fulbright Alumni at the New York Café in Hamala. During the event, Fulbright Alumni Husain Al Yousif Kamal Mahmood, Mohammed Al Qari, and Nada Al Aradi shared their educational and cultural experience.  Current Fulbrighter Ahmed Mohsen, who was home from studying at the University of ...
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U.S. Embassy Welcomes Home Distinguished IVLP Alumni

On January 4,  U.S. Embassy Manama hosted a small dinner in honor of recently returned 2016 alumni of the International Leadership Visitor Program (IVLP).  Launched in 1940, the IVLP program helps strengthen U.S. engagement with countries around the world and cultivate lasting relationships by connecting current and emerging foreign leaders with their American counterparts through ...
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Student Leader Program Alumna Maryam Marhoon Shares Her Experience

  On December 21, Student Leader Alumna Maryam Marhoon gave a presentation on her experience in the Student Leader Program at the University of Bahrain.   Maryam attended  Portland State University in Oregon, as part of the summer 2016 Student Leader Program. The MEPI Student Leaders Program is a fully-funded six to eight weeks of intensive ...
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Teachers Find Their Singing Voices

  At the final U.S. Embassy Regional English Language Office (RELO) workshop for 2016, the National Library at the ISA Cultural Center experienced the beautiful singing of 75 local teachers.  RELO Assistant, Khadija Alhayki, helped teachers find their voices so they could use them to engage young learners using songs and chants from the American ...
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PC Building Workshop at the Bani Jamra Youth Center

The U.S. Embassy,  in collaboration with the Bani Jamra Youth Center,  held a PC- building workshop for 10 high school students. The three-day workshop introduced students to various computer components and PCmodels.  As part of this workshop, students learned how to build a state-of-the art PC from scratch with the help of professional technicians. The workshop ...
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