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As a teenager, were you inspired by an Arab...
While most entrepreneurial ventures focus on social issues, other ventures have dedicated their efforts to raising intellectually...
While working part time at the American
University of Beirut (AUB), mechanical engineer Rana El Chemaitelly
noticed that many of her...
Moving from traditional to knowledge economies
is a prickly problem for any country, but especially so for
oil-bound Middle Eastern...
In the age of e-classrooms and e-schools, traditional
universities have begun to compete with the free tools and
flexibility of the...
Social enterprise C3, Consult and Coach for a Cause, is organizing their Starter Program on Saturday, March 7th, 2015, in Knowledge...
Update: Teach Me Now announced moving to Azure, Microsoft's Cloud Computing Platform, and becoming part of Microsoft BizSpark. This...
According to the
Broadband Commission for Digital Development more than
half of the world’s population will have access to the
The 9rayti team.
Adam Bouhadma is only 24, and has just raised 2.5 million
Moroccan dirhams ($280,000) for his company Education...
The University of Cambridge in partnership with Arab Innovation Network is hosting its first Tabadol Week from December 7th till 11th 2014...
The growth of online learning products has created a
huge range of ways to learn a foreign language, from the
The author with one of her classes at Lebanese International
They say that entrepreneurship can’t
be taught, however, my e...
Education is a powerful tool. Those of us
privileged enough to get a good education often forget that for the
majority of people around...
This article has been crossposted with Knowledge@Wharton.
Education today clearly ranks as a top priority for Saudi Arabia. The annual...
Lamsa, the interactive children’s
“edu-tainment” Arabic platform, has signed a long-term strategic
partnership with twofour54, the comme...
Massive Open Online
Courses – MOOCs as
they are more commonly known – are online courses that are offered
to large amounts of par...
Just over a year after launch, the team at i3zif, the online
Arabic music school, has kicked off 2014 with three ambitious new
US Embassies across the Arab region are now accepting
applications for 2014’s TechGirls exchange program, which for two years now
"We are the first social network that parents want their kids to use," says Hassan Siddiq, the CEO of DailyThem.es, a writing and review ...
Facebook, Twitter, and Google have become indispensible tools in
our professional as well as social lives; this is fast becoming as
Among the many tragedies resulting from Syria’s war, thousands
of schools have been destroyed and many universities and
Until quite recently, I was a keen advocate of transforming
education through technology. Over the years I was inspired by the
In the first part
of this series we challenged the
popular image of the tormented artist and offered an alternative
perspective—that of t...
Two years ago, Diana Al-Dajani had a big problem. Her then
five-year-old son loathed doing his Arabic homework.
“It was an agonizing p...