• Far from a Brain Drain ― Fulbright Alumni Are Giving Back Adnan Saddiqi, Counselor for Public Affairs at the U.S. embassy in Cairo, set the tone for the conference when he opened by saying, “Some of the most important natural resources are human resources.” How true this is for the Fulbright program....
  • Expanding Our Scholarship Efforts in Egypt AMIDEAST aims to provide access to higher education for as many students as possible. With this in mind, it is fundraising for 10 additional scholarships to Egyptian public university excellence programs—beyond what has already been funded under the...
  • Welcoming 25 New DKSSF and HF Scholars We're excited to welcome 16 outstanding students into the DKSSF program during the 2016-17 academic year. Our new DKSSF scholars come from Egypt, Lebanon, Syria, and Tunisia and have earned scholarships from colleges and universities across the...
  • Congratulating This Year's Graduating Seniors We’re pleased to congratulate 20 graduating seniors in the Diana Kamal Scholarship Search Fund (DKSSF), Hope Fund, and David Mize Scholarship programs. They are an impressive group, as their stories will tell you. DKSSF GraduatesFor Rasha Younes,...
  • Study Measures PCELT’s Impact across the Region But AMIDEAST wanted to go beyond the high ratings PCELT consistently gets during the courses (above a 92 percent satisfaction rate across the region) and dig deeper to better understand its longer-term effects, once these teachers are back in their...
  • Partnership with UNHCR Meets Humanitarian Needs in Yemen Tawasul staff alerted the office of the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR). UNHCR then initiated coordination with other UN agencies, including the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA), in order to arrange a convoy to...
  • Youth Say "YES" to Interfaith Harmony The YES Alumni Interfaith Harmony Workshop (IHW) took place in Rabat from March 7–9, 2016, and included YES alumni from Morocco and most of the other countries that this popular high school exchange program has served since the U.S. Congress...

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