Posted: Monday, November 18, 2019. 2:56 pm CST.
By BBN Staff: Belizean, Dr. Consuelo Waight, is now the President of the Fulbright Association Houston Southeast Chapter.
The Fulbright Program aims to increase the mutual understanding between the people of the United States and the people of other countries. It is the flagship international educational exchange program sponsored by the U.S. government.
In 2016, Dr. Waight was awarded by the William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board.
Dr. Waight is an associate professor in human resource development (HRD) and director of the executive and traditional options in the Master of Science in HRD degree at the University of Houston-College of Technology.
Dr. Waight hails from Western Belize and also holds an undergraduate degree from the University of Belize.
In 1995 Waight was awarded a Fulbright Student Scholarship to pursue graduate studies in human resource development at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.
As a graduate program of the Fulbright program, Waight says that the experience has enriched her personal and professional paths and gave her the capacity to participate in and contribute to the development of varied communities of learners through research, teaching, and service.
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