Current Fulbright Profiles

Aysha AlMemari

Aysha AlMemari

 

Country: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates (UAE)
Program: MS GPHM’22
School: The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Prior to coming to the United States, Aysha worked as a Key Accounts Management Associate at the Cleveland Clinic in Abu Dhabi. Recently, she has been selected by the UAE Federal Government to serve as a member of the Abu Dhabi Youth Council, where she aims to augment the academic and practical experiences she cultivated to represent and empower the youth of her community. Aysha earned B.Sc in Finance & Banking from the UAE University, and École Supérieure de Commerce de Rennes in France, and is currently pursuing M.Sc in Global Health Policy and Management at The Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University as a UAE Fulbright Scholar to the United States. Being part of a leading medical center and a top-ten graduate school of health policy allowed Aysha to work side-by-side with clinical and non-clinic healthcare experts which helped her develop a knowledge base about this field and acquire a broad range of skills including problem-solving, structured thinking, discipline, and dedication.

Tumennast Baatar

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Country: Mongolia
Program: MBA
School: Brandeis International Business School

Tumennast Baatar was born in Mongolia. Prior to attending Brandeis, Tumennast worked in Information Technology, Consulting and Pharmaceutical distribution sectors. He has experience in developing Mongolia's first consumer electronics brand and made it the second-largest brand in the local market. Tumennast is interested in Strategic management, especially in creating and sustaining a competitive advantage.

Batbayar Baatarkhuu

Barbayar Baatarkhuu

Country: Mongolia
Program: MA '22
School: Brandeis International Business School

Batbayar Baatarkhuu is a national of Mongolia. As a Fulbright Scholar, he is currently pursuing his master’s degree in International Economics at Brandeis University. Prior to joining the Brandeis, he worked as an economist in the Monetary Policy Department and Financial Stability Council at the Central Bank of Mongolia for more than four years. He holds a Master of Finance and a Bachelor of Finance degree from the Warsaw School of Economics in Poland. As part of his master’s program, he studied at University of Erlangen-Nuremberg in Germany, being selected for the Erasmus+ European Union Program. He has completed trainings on macroeconomics, financial stability, international finance, and financial sector policy at IMF and ADB institutes in Singapore, Thailand, and USA. His research interests are in applied macroeconomics, financial stability and macroprudential policy.

Nango Fomba

Nango Fomba

Country: Mali
Program: Mater’s Degree in Sustainable International Development
School: The Heller School for Social Policy and Management


Nango Fomba is a Malian national. Before coming to the US, he earned a bachelor’s degree in Economics at the University of Antalya International University in Turkey. In addition to that, he spent some time working with the National Bank of Agricultural Development. During his time at the bank, he worked as a management coordinator. He was overseeing the sub-branches and controlling the procurement and acquisitions of utilities and equipment for the bank. Furthermore, he also worked in the operation department, where he was in charge of preparing credit documentation, writing SWIFT messages, and handling local money transfers within the West African Monetary and Economic Union (UEMOA) and international transfers. He is pursuing his master’s degree in Sustainable International Development (SID’ 21) at the Heller School for Social Policy and Management at Brandeis University. Nango is passionate about project management and implementation, and community development. Moving forward, Nango would like to work with international NGOs to serve underserved communities better.

Enner Martinez

Enner Martinez

Country: El Salvador
Program: Master's in Sustainable International Development
School: The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Before coming to Brandeis, Enner worked three years as a Strategic Competitiveness Analyst at El Salvador's Ministry of Economy. As a public servant, he contributed to projects such as the First National Competitiveness Report of El Salvador 2018 and the Commercial Intelligence System. Enner also worked as a virtual professor at Universidad Gerardo Barrios. Moreover, he has extensive experience working on issues related to youth empowerment through initiatives like the Youth Council for the U.S. Embassy El Salvador. Enner graduated Cum Laude in Economics and Business Administration from Escuela Superior de Economía y Negocios in El Salvador. After graduating from college, he was chosen as one of the 31 most outstanding graduates in Iberoamerica by Fundación Carolina and Banco Santander. After graduating from Heller, Enner aims to work at the United Nations. In the long term, his main goal is to be a decision-maker in El Salvador to expand academic and professional opportunities for the young population.

Alice Rahelimalala

Alice Koloina RahelimalalaCountry: Madagascar
Program: Master's Degree in Sustainable International Development 
School: The Heller School for Social Policy and Management

Alice Koloina Rahelimalala is from Madagascar. Prior to her arrival in the United States, she earned a Bachelor of Management in Accounting and Finance. Moreover, she was part of the Young African Leadership Initiative – Regional Leadership Center, South Africa Cohort 12, through which she acquired training in leadership, business and entrepreneurship. Back in her home country, she was involved in community service for approximately six years. Additionally, she created an after-school program called Malagasy Youth’s Zeal toward Agriculture Resources and Agripreneurship (MYZARA). She is pursuing a master’s degree in Sustainable International Development (SID’21) at Heller School for Social Policy and Management – Brandeis University. As part of her master’s program, she completed her practicum as a Global Program Specialist Intern at Convoy of Hope in Springfield, Missouri. There, she assisted the global program team’s development work overseas. She is passionate about community development with a special interest in the issues affecting rural communities. As she moves forward, she would like to become involved in empowerment of rural communities and improvement of the quality of life of under served populations.