Sharing Your Fulbright Experience and Its Impact

Are you a Fulbright alum or a current Fulbright grantee in San Diego? We would like to hear from you!

We have created this blog in an effort to advocate for the Fulbright Program, showcase the work of our local Fulbright alumni and grantees, and to give our Fulbright community an opportunity to share their Fulbright stories. If you are interested in contributing, please read the guidelines posted here.

Kellie Quinn, Morocco 2017-2018

Currently, I work at the International Rescue Committee as the Senior Microenterprise Business Counselor. In this role I work with refugees, immigrants and low-income individuals to start or expand a microenterprise. My work has greatly increased with COVID-19 as... read more

James Eggers, Brazil 2015

I still remember unleashing a primal scream of excitement when I found out I had been awarded the Fulbright. After years of underperforming academically in high school, I was the last person my teachers would have picked to earn the prestigious grant. I overcame their... read more

Cassie Neel, Turkey 2010-2011

One always hears how great it is living abroad, that it will be so rewarding and life changing. That is all true! And there’s also so much more. I was a Fulbright English Teaching Assistant (ETA) in Turkey from 2010-2011. I lived in a small town in the southern... read more