Enlarged Advisory Board Strengthens Support for Entrepreneurship in Lebanon
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.
AMIDEAST, Citi Foundation to Offer Women's Entrepreneurship Training in Four Countries
Washington, DC, Kuwait, UAE, Lebanon, Morocco, November 14, 2011—The American non-profit education organization AMIDEAST and the Citi Foundation—Citi's philanthropic arm—today announced the launch of the Arab Women's Entrepreneurship Project (AWEP) in four countries: Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco and the UAE.
Advisory Board Pledges Support for Training and Scholarship Initiatives 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.
U.S.-Islamic World Forum Considers Challenges Facing Arab Higher Education
As part of the U.S.-Islamic World Forum, which met in Washington, DC, in mid April, Safwan Masri, Director of Columbia University’s Middle East Center in Amman, and Katherine Wilkens, AMIDEAST Vice President for Communications, co-chaired a Working Group on Higher Education in the Arab World.
AMIDEAST, Bank of Beirut Partner on Youth Training Initiative
A partnership between AMIDEAST and Bank of Beirut is helping Lebanese youth hone skills needed to enter the workforce and advance in Lebanon’s competitive job market.