Category: Intercultural Initiatives for Campus and Community

Fulbright Foreign Student Program: Creative and Performing Artists

Thursday, Jun 1
2:00 PM – 3:30 PM
Table 41

This poster focuses on how Fulbright Foreign Student Program grantees use their art to integrate into their local communities and fulfil the Fulbright mission of increasing mutual understanding.

Megan Ames

Program Officer
Institute of International Education
Washington, DC

Megan has been working for the Fulbright Foreign Student Program at the Institute of International Education (IIE) since May, 2014. She began working at IIE after graduating from Vanderbilt University, where she completed a MEd in International Education Policy and Management. While at Vanderbilt, Megan worked as a Program Assistant for Peabody College's Educational Leadership Learning Exchange (ELLE) program and as a Graduate Assistant in the Global Education Office. Megan also worked for Vanderbilt’s US-China Center, facilitating partnerships between Metropolitan Nashville Public Schools, South China Normal University, Sun Yat-Sen University and Vanderbilt’s Peabody College. Previously, she worked in Nimes, France as a Foreign Language Assistant for the Académie de Montepellier and as an English Language instructor in Xiamen and Xuzhou, China. Megan completed her B.A. at Emory University where she majored in English Creative Writing and French Studies. As an undergraduate she had the opportunity to study abroad in Oxford, England and Paris, France.