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Making Amends: A Student Initiative for Understanding the Middle East

American Middle East Network for Dialogue at Stanford (AMENDS) is yet another great idea born in a coffee shop. Khaled and Elliot,…
Palestine, Cross-border

Peace, Power and Arab Women Who Rock: Suheir Hammad

Arab women rock! With so many divas out there, its hard to choose a favorite. So, in an upcoming series,…
Syria, Cross-border

The Woman on a Mission to Change Educational Standards for Refugee Children

Originally from Hong Kong but spending a good portion of her adult life in the Middle East and United States,…
UAE

E-Rain Gate: The Smart Road Drain System

Long before everything turned smart entrepreneur Khaled A. Hamid El Nems, devised a way to make road drainage systems smarter in October…
Lebanon

Following Your Passion Has Just Become Easier in Lebanon

Four Lebanese entrepreneurs, each successful in their own right in different careers, had a common ground: they all freelanced to pursue…
Kuwait

This Idea Will Make Your Travel Research So Much Easier

In Kuwait, an idea emerged from someone’s personal travel experience. Nothing unusual about that, everybody gets an idea or two…
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10 Things Every Arab Professional Woman Needs to Know

We asked 10 businesswomen, entrepreneurs, and influencers making their own way in the Arab world to share the one trick every…
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The Secret Power of Introverts

I recently read the quote, “Quiet people have the loudest minds,” and thought how I wish I came across that…
UAE, Cross-border

Overcoming Unimaginable Loss: The Story of Dana Al-Askari Alami

You wouldn’t know from just meeting her, but Dana Al-Askari Alami is a woman who has experienced tremendous loss and…
UAE

MIT Pan-Arab Semi-Finalist: A Pi-Slice for Every Micro-Entrepreneur

The MIT Enterprise Forum Pan-Arab was founded in 2005; it is one of the 28 worldwide chapters in the MIT…
Lebanon

Alcohol, Depression and the Road to Recovery: the Story of Roula

Living a life as changing as a constant roller coaster, Roula decided to go into rehab when she was 40. The difficulties…
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DIY: How to Treat Obsessive Compulsive Disorder In Your Everyday Life

The washers, constantly afraid of contamination. The hoarders, never throwing things away. The counters, the arrangers, the doubters. While the…
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