Ashoka and Wamda: What does the Middle East Need?

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!!!


Ashoka at Cilantro!

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!

M’hammed Abbad Andaloussi invited to CGI, WEC events

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!