PFP Alumna Supports Female Entrepreneurs

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Professional Fellows Program Alumna Oumaima Farik continues to leave her mark in the cultural exchange and economic empowerment realms. Farik, along with colleagues at Douar Tech, oversaw and successfully culminated the third edition of the Academy for Women Entrepreneurs (AWE) program in December 2022. The program provided emerging female entrepreneurs with vital skills for building…

The 2022 TechGirls Program

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The 10th Year and Global Expansion! For the TechGirls program, the summer of 2022 was like no other. From July 7 to July 31, the TechGirls program, a U.S. State Department initiative that is administered by Legacy International, hosted its first in-person summer session since 2019. Since 2012, the TechGirls program has hosted girls ages 15 to 17…

Hala – Bringing Ideas to Life

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In my freshman year of high school, a classmate who was anxious to apply to TechGirls introduced me to the program. I inquired around it at school and did some internet research to learn more about the program and the opportunities it provides to its participants. I applied to the program after learning a lot…

SYLEP 2019 Virtual Alumni Conference: Becoming a Global Leader

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The 2019 Virtual Alumni Conference for the Saudi Young Leaders Exchange Program (SYLEP) was a great success! The conference, which had been delayed for over two years due to Covid, took place on March 14, 2022 and focused on global leadership for the future. The keynote speech for the conference was delivered by Jason Scott,…

World Refugee Day

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On this World Refugee Day, what will you do to support Refugees and make sure everyone receives their civil rights? Read here to learn how Rayan, PFP Alumna and Palestinian Refugee, is working to ensure all people have access to their basic rights and more.

Global Viewpoints Forum: In Search of the Common Good

Even a cursory read of recent newspaper headlines reveals that America- like much of the world-is in a state of deep division over issues of justice, fairness, equality and equity. How do we achieve these outcomes while working for the common good? And furthermore, what is the common good? Whether you have attended before, or are new to the forum, we welcome everyone to join the conversation Thursday, June 18th at 12 EST on Zoom.