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The Arab Spring brought tumult to the Middle East, but the
demonstrations have also ushered in new aspects to civil life in
Fill a room with equal numbers of people from the arts, software developers, NGO volunteers, and business professionals. Now sprinkle some ...
The British Council Culture Shift event in Cairo this month brought together an interesting mix of teams and ideas:
Last week, I attended the Skoll World Forum on
Social Entrepreneurship in Oxford, a real celebration of change
makers, of humanity, of...
Ashoka Arab World is looking for social entrepreneurs for its Fellowship program, who are social innovators with “System Changing Ideas” tha...
“The vision is to get Egypt into the top 10 list of countries by GDP in 5 years time.” This vision brought together around 50 progressive Eg...
Lebanese entrepreneur Habib Haddad is one of the
Middle East's biggest cheerleaders for the creation of a vibrant
startup culture. As...
Inclusive capitalism, disruptive
innovations, triple bottom line, scalability… My head is abuzz with
catchy expressions after spending the p...
On November 23rd, ten aspiring social entrepreneurs will compete to win prizes worth over AED 150,000 at the Grand Finale of the Acumen f...
During Wamda’s Mix N’ Mentor Riyadh, we chatted with Diana Rayyan, the founder of Ateeq, a social entrepreneurship startup that ear...
Following the 6th segment of Wamda's MixnMentor Dubai Event, in which Muhammed Mekki discussed Namshi's approach to analytics, angel...
Mix n Mentor
In all of our coverage of success stories, you will find that building and maintaining strong connections can quickly change the life of...
Mix n Mentor
Sana Odeh of Faculty Liaison for Global Programs of Computer Science at New York University and Affiliated Faculty at NYU Abu Dhabi,...
Rama Chakaki of Baraka Ventures and Zeedna and Roland Daher, Head of Business Development at Wamda, discuss their impressions of the NYU...
Kamel al Asmar, founder of non-profit venture Nakhweh, discusses how the startup works to connect youth in Jordan to volunteer...