• Lebanon Advisory Board Supports New Entrepreneurs and Students These successes and others are a tribute to the vital role that the ALAB has played in ensuring AMIDEAST’s ability to expand its outreach and impact in Lebanon. Since its launch in 2010, the board has provided almost $800,000 in funding to support...
  • ‘The Fate of the Region Depends on Its Young People’ “Young people want to be well educated, want to have meaningful lives,” AMIDEAST President and CEO Theodore H. Kattouf told The Jordan Times in an interview. “The fate of the region depends on its young people and whether they are a force for...
  • Mobile Libraries Enrich Palestinian Classrooms A mobile library project in the West Bank is giving students new opportunities and something special to get excited about. Three mini-libraries created by AMIDEAST with funding from the Boeing Company are currently making a “reading road trip” to...
  • U.S. Study Abroad Students Experience History in the Making Just as spring semester was starting for the 53 American undergraduates enrolled in AMIDEAST programs in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, and Morocco, events intervened to give them a lesson in history that they’ll never forget.  Of course, the history...
  • Training Strengthens Egypt’s Tourism Sector At historic Helnan Palestine Hotel, where “service with a smile” is the order of the day, staff members are studying English. The five-star landmark on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast is encouraging personnel to take a free...
  • Education for “Change” among Cairo’s Poor Teacher and students in the Taghyeer program. In Arabic, taghyeer means “change” and that is the goal of a new youth program in Al Mokattam, one of Cairo’s poorest neighborhoods.  In partnership with the Mohamed Shafik...
  • Promoting Entrepreneurship “Vision is not only creativity or a dream; it is how you make that dream come true,” Lebanese entrepreneur Nadim Saikali advises aspiring entrepreneurs in a training program recently launched in Lebanon. The chairman and general manager...

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