On October 11, 2022, the first at the first Fulbrighters Of the Last Decades (FOLD) Symposium took place at the Austro-American Society in Vienna. Under the theme “New Horizons,” the FOLD Symposium provided a platform for the exchange of new ideas and to promote stronger connections among Fulbrighters across different fields of study and program years.
The symposium was opened by U.S. Ambassador H.E. Victoria Reggie Kennedy. Fulbright Alumni Alma Zadić, Federal Minister of Justice, Ministry of Justice, Heinz Faßmann, President, Austrian Academy of Sciences and Hannelore Veit, President, Alumni Association of the University of Vienna delivered keynote speeches, which were followed by three panels on Human Rights in Europe 2022: Successes and Challenges, Education in a Post-Pandemic World, and Diversity, Equity, Inclusion, and Accessibility: Transatlantic Perspectives. See our photo gallery of the event.