Reunion, Resilience & Reciprocity: Fulbright’s Yemini English Teacher Trainees General Session: 60 Minute Presentation and Discussion
Presenter Information: Dr. Jasmin (Bey) Cowin Touro University – Assistant Professor and TESOL Practicum Coordinator Dr. Cowin is a Fulbright Scholar; Assistant Professor and TESOL Practicum Coordinator at Touro University; sustainability advisor for access and equity for Computers for Schools Burundi; collaborator with Prof. Abdullah Al Ghurbani, President of Future Horizons Foundation for Translation, Training, and Development a teacher training and translation institution in Sanaa, Yemen, member of the TESOL International CALL-IS Steering Committee, co-Chair of the of the Technology Enhanced Language Learning SIG 2022 conference, conference chair of the 51st NYS TESOL conference 2021. Recent presentations focused on Computers for Schools Burundi: Gukorera Hamwe through Cultural Competency Training, Yemeni TESOL Teaching & Training for the Future: Exploring Google, Virtual Field Trips and Open Educational Resources (OER’s), The Metaverse: Layers, Applications, and Terminology, The Next Normal: Metaverse, Virtual Beings, AI cloning for the World Higher Education Ranking Summit (WHERS), Dubai, UAE.
Dr. Abdullah Al Ghurbani, Ph.D. Fulbright recipient (2005 USA), Prof. Abdullah Al Ghurbani, Ph.D., President of Future Horizons Foundation for Translation, Training, and Development a teacher training and translation institution in Sanaa, Yemen has 29 years of experience in the field of teaching English as a foreign/second language. He holds a Ph.D. in English Literature, English Department, College of Languages, Sana’a University and was sponsored through a Fulbright grant to acquire the SIT TESOL certification at Rennert International, New York, U.S.A, 2012.
Dr. Al Ghurbani, Sana’a, Yemen and I were honored to present at the conference “Fulbright at 75: Celebrating a Legacy of Global Friendships.”
“For 75 years, the Fulbright Program has engaged passionate and accomplished students, scholars, artists, teachers, and professionals of all backgrounds. We believe that by living and learning together with people from different countries and cultures we can shape a more positive vision for our communities and our world. A hallmark of the Fulbright Program has been its longstanding commitment to Diversity and Inclusion (D&I). We strive to ensure that Fulbright reflects and values the diversity of U.S. society and societies. Equally important to diversity is inclusion. Fulbright takes steps to ensure that the Program’s diverse participants have successful and rewarding exchange experiences.” US Fulbright Program – Diversity & Inclusion (fulbrightonline.org)