28 Results Are Tagged With "Middle East and North Africa"

MEPI Alumna Named 120 Under 40 Award Winner

Zeinab Cherri is working to empower Syrian refugee women, which has earned her recognition from the Bill and Melinda Gates Institute.

Omani Alumnus Support Youth Employment

In an effort to combat youth unemployment in Oman, a Kennedy-Lugar Youth Exchange & Study (YES) alumnus co-created an online platform that matches trainees with donors offering business training and job opportunities to help students and recent graduates receive the training and experience they need to obtain good jobs.

TechWoman Inspires Young Girls in Tunisia

Upon her return to Tunisia after the TechWomen exchange program, Amel Ghouila paid the experience forward by mentoring young girls in the international Technovation competition and continues to promote STEM education in her community.

Iraqi Alumni Stand Up for Women

Iraqi alumni and the U.S. Embassy in Iraq held special events and seminars to celebrate the 16 Days of Activism against Gender Based Violence.

IVLP Alumnus Honored by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

Saudi IVLP alumnus Dr. Shadi Khawandanah was recently honored by King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud when he received the King Khalid Award for Responsible Competitiveness for Outstanding Performance in Development and Social Responsibility projects.

Iraqi Alumni Association Organizes #She_Campaign Celebrating Women

The first-ever national Iraqi Alumni Association, launched in January 2015, has successfully re-energized and engaged the Iraqi alumni community of over 6,000 alumni in a mere eight months.

SheCab: A Product of Cross-Cultural Exchange

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Eleanor Jones, one of the U.S. Students involved in the Study of the U.S. Institutes (SUSI) at St. Mary's college in 2014, talks about her experience helping women from Jordan develop SheCab; a woman owned cab company in Jordan.

There’s Always Hope

Iraqi Youth Leaders Exchange Program alumnus Dr. Al-Nasir Bellah Al-Nasiry chose to become an emergency room physician and work for peace since his time spent as a patient after a violent attack when he was 17.

Exchange Alumni Partner with Kuwait Oil Company to Support Opportunities for Disabled Individuals

Exchange alumni Nora Al-Othman and Abdul Aziz Al-Mutairi pair partnered with Training Gate International (TG-I), a leading organization in assessing the needs of the disabled community in Kuwait, to organize a forum on disability issues in Ahmadi, Kuwait.

Lebanese Fulbright Alumnus Honored by Temple University for Leadership in Interfaith Dialogue

As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Farhed worked with Temple University's Dialogue Institute on the 2008 Fulbright Interfaith Community Action Program to bring together ten religious leaders, scholars, and community leaders from Saudi Arabia, India, Israel, Indonesia, Pakistan, France, Malaysia, Lebanon, England, and Burkina Faso.