"Ivan Lamas-Sanchez (Higher Education) has won the distinguished Fulbright English Teaching Assistantship (ETA). In 2019, Lamas-Sanchez will travel to Brazil as part of Fulbright's program to place grantees in schools overseas to supplement local English language instruction, and to provide native speakers in classrooms.
According to the Fulbright Program their fellowships have "aimed to increase mutual understanding between the people of the United States, and the people of other countries" over the last 70 years. Furthermore, Fulbright alumni have become heads of state, judges, ambassadors, cabinet ministers, CEOs, and university presidents, as well as leading journalists, artists, scientists, and teachers. They include 59 Nobel Laureates, 82 Pulitzer Prize winners, 71 MacArthur Fellows, 16 Presidential Medal of Freedom recipients, and thousands of leaders across the private, public and non-profit sectors. Since its inception in 1946, more than 380,000 'Fulbrighters' have participated in the Program."