Dr. Iman Bibars (Regional Director for Ashoka Arab World) is featured here in a video made by Wamda.
Wamda (spark in Arabic) is a website that will soon launch that helps to bring together thinkers, change makers, and social entrepreneurs from around the Middle East. Ashoka is excited to be part of this movement and can’t wait for Wamda’s launch!!!
Hey Ashoka Fans, guess what? We have a Tumblr.
I know, it’s mindblowing….
Now you can get your Ashoka News/Facts/Secrets in an even cooler way.
USA Today interviewed Delyse Sylvester (Co-Director of Ashoka’s Community Team for Changemakers) to learn more about how Changemakers works and how anyone can get involved!
You can read the full article HERE!!!
Ashoka has teamed up with the Arthur Guinness Fund to increase Guinness’ contribution to Ashoka’s cause of Social Entrepreneurship to $9,097,920.
You can read the full article on the partnership here, and find out how to become a Guinness Fellow!
Do you like Coffee, Ambiance, and Social Entrepreneurs? Well then my good friend, you are in luck. You can now check out the Ashoka Arab World section of Cilantro Cafe’s “Cilantro Central” Magazine. Copies are free and easily accessible at every table at Cilantro Cafes all over the Middle East, and even London (Blimey!). Enjoy over a nice iced coffee or Mango Juice.
Rabee Zureikat Profiled
Your favorite cultural space provider, Mohamad El Sawy
Bonne lecture mes amis!
Great video of Ashoka Fellow Selim Mawad taken at last years Clinton Global Initiative meetings:
Ashoka Fellow M’hammed Abbad Andaloussi has been invited to attend the Clinton Global Initiative meeting in New York in September, followed by the World Economic Forum in October.
M'hammed Abbad Andaloussi receiving the Earth Day prize for sustainable development action from Princess Lalla Hasnaa, Chairwoman of Mohammed VI Foundation for the Protection of the Environment
Additionally, M’hammed is up for “Social Entrepreneur of The Year for North Africa and The Middle East” organized by the Schwab Foundation. The winner will be announced during the World Economic Forum in October.
Ashoka Arab World would like to congratulate M’hammed on these exciting opportunities and nominations!
Recently Ashoka Fellows Balsam & Lulwa Al Ayoub were interviewed on MTV Lebanon (in Arabic).
You can find out more about their program “Touche Kuwait” at their website.
They have many more great videos for you to check out on their YouTube channel