Alumni Associations

U.S. Embassy works closely with active groups of State Department sponsored Exchange Alumni who, upon their return, have established legally registered associations.

Tunisian American Alumni Network (TAAN)

Founded in 2016, the Tunisian American Alumni Network (TAAN) aims to bring together Tunisians who took part in exchange programs sponsored by U.S. State Department. The network supports alumni’s efforts to advance their communities by applying the ideas, knowledge, and expertise they acquired during their exchange experience. TAAN works on achieving the following goals:

  • Promote cultural and educational exchange programs between Tunisia and the United States
  • Establish , develop, and promote a synergy between U.S. Government exchange program alumni
  • Support Tunisian students and professionals participating in U.S.G exchange programs
  • Support initiatives / projects launched by USG exchange alumni, alumni associations and alumni clubs

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Tunisian Fulbright Society (TFS)

The Tunisian Fulbright Society (TFS) is a Fulbright alumni association that was launched in 2009 by Fulbright alumni, as an online initiative to promote the Fulbright programs in Tunisia.  Gradually, the initiative was developed into an autonomous legally registered association. TFS aims to keep the Fulbright spirit up when Fulbright alumni return to Tunisia, by providing the favorable setting for alumni to meet, network, and collaborate. TFS’ mission is to:

  • Support Fulbright alumni in Tunisia and the United States
  • Support the learning of Arabic and English as a foreign languages

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YES Alumni Association Tunisia (YAAT)

YES Alumni Association Tunisia (YAAT) was legally established in 2016, and aims to empower Tunisian youth who participated in The Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) Program, to make positive change in their communities

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