Recipient profiles

Yumna Khalid

Fulbright, 2017, Malaysia

As an English Teaching Assistant in Malaysia, Yumna will use the skills she has honed as a Resident Assistant, English as a Second Language (ESL) teacher, and Teaching Assistant to help her students learn English. She is excited about the multi-ethnic and diverse environment of Malaysia, and plans to document her experiences through a travel blog with the students in the photo journalism club that she will start after-school. A recent graduate from VCU with a B.S. in Biology and Chemistry, Yumna will pursue a master’s degree in Public Health with a concentration in Global Health Education upon her return to the U.S.