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Just how important is a university degree? It
depends on the field of study and who you ask.
Wamda posed this question to employers,...
Students attending the Zinc workshop. (Images via Tala El Issa)
Breaking into the world of IT can be tough for anyone, but in a region...
When it comes to natural resources, the Hashemite
Kingdom of Jordan is poor.
According to the World Bank they
import over 90 percent...
A slip of the finger, or a movement too quick, and a healthcare professional can find themselves with a needlestick injury.
That is what...
Launching a successful tech startup takes more
than just a good idea and dedication.
This is what Nidal Qanadilo, a
The Mawdoo3 team in Amman, soon to grow. (Image via
Mawdoo3, the Jordanian
startup modelling itself on Wikipedia for Arabic...
Akhtaboot is holding its 6th job fair on the 9th and 10th of September, 2015 at Amman Grand Hall, Al Hussein Sports City. Participating ...
"Everyone is a dancer by nature," claims Anas Nahleh,
Anas and his brother, Abdul Hadi Nahleh, 25, shared a
passion for dancing for...
Accelerator Oasis500, one of the largest in the MENA region, is holding its first Tech and Hardware business workshop on 16-19 August...
Yaqut's Ammar Mardawi (center) accepts the award for winner of
Seedstars Amman. (Images via Samuel Wendel)
Twelve Jordanian startups...
“We use disruptive technology to improve human
rights fulfilment in conflict zones and host communities,” that is
how Loay Malhameh, cof...
Since 2006, female entrepreneurs from around the world have
competed annually for the prestigious Cartier Women’s
Initiative Awards, in s...
MENA accelerator Oasis500 is stepping into the formidably tough aviation sector, signing a partnership with Royal Jordanian yesterday...
The Open Hands Initiative is launching the Fellowship for Young Women Entrepreneurs. This fellowship will bring together 10 american and...
Dr. Ibrahim al Weydan, doctor and lecturer at Princess Mona
College, and Dr. Yassin al Qudah, professor at Irbid National
Mentors and startups share challenges and potential solutions
at Mix N' Mentor Amman.
If the number of smiling faces and...
Kharabeesh's geographic reach (Images via Wamda Research Lab)
The MENA region is facing an acute unemployment crisis that is...
rendering of nanocomposite piezoelectric material. (Image
The word piezo (pee-ay-zo), derived from the...
Startupbootcamp Istanbul is organizing a Startupbootcamp FastTrack in Amman on June 11, 2015.
FastTracks are one day events where startups...
The students: Sanad Haddad, Zaid Kawar, Chad (their mentor at NASA), Mohammad Alzorgan, Firas Mistarihi. (Images via Kawar)
Exploring new marketing opportunities has always
been an objective for many Jordanian entrepreneurs. In an attempt
to help those wanting to...
The ZINC Entrepreneurship Festival is in full swing and still has some very interesting events before it’s closure on June 12, in Amman, J...
Screenshot of Tamatem's Share'h El Mawt game. (Images via Tamatem)
We’ve had many discussions on Wamda on what makes a...
Special guest Lina Khalifeh, founder of Shefighter, stands with
CWEEL-Jordan's Suhair Al Mhairat during the 1st Anniversary