Rachel Markowitz

How can sports and games promote development and peace around the world? Senior Program Officer Rachel Markowitz from AMIDEAST is organizing a sports for development and peace conference in April this year. Find out more in our new ZENiTH podcast.

Host a Podcast!

We know that AMIDEAST Alumni are full of innovative ideas, and we’d love to turn your ideas into podcasts that can be shared and distributed to our larger network! If you would like to host a podcast, please complete the form below keeping the following guidelines in mind: 

Is your idea for a podcast innovative? Our alumni have a vast array of experiences and expertise – both professional and personal. We would love to hear your idea for a podcast that would be well received by others.


Submit an Alumni Update!

We want to hear from you about some of the projects you have been working on since completing your AMIDEAST program. Our goal is to share your work and inspire others who are also making change around the world, as well as to build our network of accomplished Alumni in further support of the mission of AMIDEAST. The guidelines for submitting an update are simple and easy to follow:


YES Alumni Association Leaders Training

May 13 – 15  YES Alumni Association Leaders Training (AALT): From, 30 YES Alumni (8 from AMIDEAST program countries) will come together in Johannesburg, South Africa for the third annual AALT. 

Anne Stein

Resume or CV? Learn how to present yourself in print with  Anne Stein, Graduate Career Center Director,  School of Foreign Service,  Georgetown University in Washington DC.

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Dr. Naomi Abrams

What is Office Ergonomics and how does this impact you?  Listen in to hear expert Dr. Abrams,  who  has years of experience treating injured workers, including workers’ compensation claimants and is the Founder of Worksite Health and Safety Consultants in Maryland, USA .

Dave Streid, Kathy Brooks

Meditation — A Tool for Stress Management, with Directors Dave Streid and Kathy Brooks, Washington DC TM Center

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