Results are Tagged with "Middle East and North Africa"

Yes Abroad: Make the World Your Classroom

The YES Abroad program provides merit-based scholarships for eligible high school students to develop a perspective of a Muslim culture first-hand.

Exchange Alumni Partner with Kuwait Oil Company to Support Opportunities for Disabled Individuals

Exchange alumni Nora Al-Othman and Abdul Aziz Al-Mutairi pair partnered with Training Gate International (TG-I), a leading organization in assessing the needs of the disabled community in Kuwait, to organize a forum on disability issues in Ahmadi, Kuwait.

Lebanese Fulbright Alumnus Honored by Temple University for Leadership in Interfaith Dialogue

As a Fulbright Scholar, Dr. Farhed worked with Temple University's Dialogue Institute on the 2008 Fulbright Interfaith Community Action Program to bring together ten religious leaders, scholars, and community leaders from Saudi Arabia, India, Israel, Indonesia, Pakistan, France, Malaysia, Lebanon, England, and Burkina Faso.

Getting Down To Business in Tunisia

After participating in a 2012 International Visitor Leadership Program (IVLP) focused on entrepreneurship and women’s issues, Leila helped establish a partnership between the Tunis Business School, where she teaches, and the World Trade Organization Chairs Programme (WCP), where she is a newly-minted Chair.

Food Diplomacy Brings Egyptian Culinary Professional to the Table for a Taste of America

Through strong, long-term relationships with food, beverage, and equipment companies, Ashraf has generated funds to make the organization ground zero for the exchange of information and services among chefs, and Egypt’s premier source of culinary knowledge and training.

Moroccan IVLP Alumna Creates Ecological Art Gallery

Photo of IVLP Alumna in art gallery

Asmaa Benechir, 2003 IVLP Alumnus, created a gallery, literary cafe, and workshop space for ecological art practices in the Medina of Rabat, Morocco.

I Can Do the Impossible! #IdeasArePower

Radia Soulmani, 2013 TechGirls Alumna from Safi, Morocco, tells us how TechGirls inspired her to help her community.

Radia Soulmani, 2013 TechGirls Alumna from Safi, Morocco, tells us how TechGirls inspired her to help her community.

Believe in Yourself!

Khadija Bencekri, 2012 TechGirl Morocco alumna, teaches HTML to young girls in her home community in Zagora.

Khadija Bencekri, 2012 TechGirl Moroccan alumna from Zagora, teaches HTML to young girls in her home community. She also organized the fist ever TEDx in Zagora, Morocco.

Syria Heritage Sites Inventory

This map identifies the locations of over 1000 well-preserved cultural heritage sites and museums in Syria. The map was produced by the U.S. Department of State’s Humanitarian Information Unit with data researched and supplied by the Cultural Heritage Center.

Hoba Hoba Spirit Will Tour The United States

Hoba Hoba Spirit, a "Morocc'n Roll" band from Casablanca

Hoba Hoba Spirit, a "Morocc'n Roll" band from Casablanca, is one of the seven musical acts that will tour the U.S. in 2014 with the Center Stage cultural exchange program.