International Education Conference in Juarez

Consul Brian Straight at AMPEI

On October 26, the Public Affairs Officer at the U.S. Consulate General in Ciudad Juarez, Brian Straight, offered a presentation on the academic relationship between the United States and Mexico at the XXV Annual AMPEI (Mexican Association for International Education) Conference.

In his remarks, he highlighted initiatives that seek to expand opportunities for educational exchanges, as well as promote partnerships for scientific research and cross-border innovation, such as the 100,000 Strong in the Americas and the Bilateral Forum on Higher Education, Research and Innovation (FOBESII).

Consul Straight also spoke about Education USA and the Fulbright-García Robles scholarships, leaving the more than 70 attendees with a broad outlook of opportunities available.