Iyman Ahmed

Program Manager, Center for Global Initiatives

Manages federal funding, including Fulbright, and multiple student programs and awards
Funding | Graduate Study | Languages | Research


Iyman Ahmed manages federal funding opportunities at the Center for Global Initiatives including the Fulbright-Hays Faculty and Doctoral Dissertation Research Abroad Program. She also serves as the Fulbright U.S. Student Program adviser and co-leads the First-Year Experience Immersion Trip to Trinidad (in partnership with the Carolina Housing). Iyman is originally from Sudan and grew up in Egypt and Canada where she earned her bachelor’s and master’s degrees in political science from the University of Windsor. Most recently she worked at the Middle East Studies Center at Duke University.

The FedEx Global Education Center (GEC) is my favorite place on campus. The building houses everything global, which makes me feel more connected to many places I call home. If you are looking for a global experience, come visit and explore what the GEC has to offer.”

– Iyman