AMIDEAST is pleased that the following prominent Palestinian business and professional leaders have agreed to serve on its new advisory board in the West Bank and Gaza:
Washington, DC, and Beirut, December 15, 2011—AMIDEAST is pleased to welcome five new members to the AMIDEAST/Lebanon Advisory Board (ALAB) of prominent Lebanese business and civic leaders. The board’s expansion comes within months of the ALAB’s second annual meeting in September 2011, when it pledged to provide $100,000 to support AMIDEAST/Lebanon’s efforts during the coming year in two key areas: scholarship assistance for deserving youth and entrepreneurship training.
AMIDEAST President Theodore Kattouf announced the formation of an Advisory Board for AMIDEAST/Lebanon at a dinner hosted by the Lebanese Ambassador to the U.S. H.E. Antoine Chedid in Washington, D.C. on April 29, 2010. He noted that the board would be comprised of prominent Lebanese business and civic leaders who would help guide the strategy and outreach of AMIDEAST/Lebanon for the coming years. On September 6, 2010 the new Advisory Board held its inaugural meeting in Beirut during which members reviewed the educational, training and development programs currently being conducted by AMIDEAST, and the impact these programs are having in Lebanon.
Washington, DC, and Beirut, September 20, 2011—Led by new chairman, Dr. Paul F. Boulos, AMIDEAST/Lebanon’s one-year-old advisory board of prominent Lebanese business and civic leaders met in Beirut in September to welcome six new members into its ranks and to discuss strategies to further advance business skills and entrepreneurship training in Lebanon.