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Harnessing Global Arab Talents: Enabling Arab Diaspora Knowledge Transfer Online +SocialGood

Aug 18, 2013 - Aug 18, 2013

Background

Al-Mubadarah: Arab Empowerment Initiative is proud to be part of the inaugural +SocialGood Connectors—being recognized as an organization who has a proven track record for bringing together big ideas and new opportunities, and creating impact in their communities.  As such, Al-Mubadarah will host 2 conversational +SocialGood events that integrate diverse partners and global communities using web based technologies for conversations about social and economic development in the Middle East & North Africa (MENA).

Al-Mubadarah +SocialGood Events:
1) Harnessing Global Arab Talents +SocialGood (Sunday, August 18, 2013)
2) Online Diaspora Giving & Innovative Philanthropy +Social Good (Sunday, September 8, 2013)

Event Overview

What are Arab Diaspora Knowledge Transfer capabilities, opportunities and challenges? We will explore best practices internationally to identify how the Arab diaspora can be best positioned to match ‘International Capacities to Local Needs’.

Industry experts will lead discussions on mutually beneficial programming including: 1) Mentorship opportunities that successfully tie MENA based innovators and leaders with international sector-specific diaspora mentors; 2) Online communities and discussion boards; 3) Online Capacity Building programming including virtual trainings on organizational management & leadership, skills development and technology.

Join the conversation Globally

Event will be livestreamed (web cast) online. We will be tweeting to #ArabDev #MENA  Follow us @ArabEmpowerment and on Facebook: www.facebook.com/ArabEmpowerment. To sponsor, partner and host a conversation in your city via webcasting, email info@arabempowerment.org. 

 

About Al-Mubadarah: Arab Empowerment Initiative
Al Mubadarah is an international NGO based in Washington DC that leads efforts to harness the professional expertise of Arab expatriates globally to aid in the social and economic development of the Arab world.  Al-Muadarah works with institutions throughout the Arab world and professional Arab diaspora networks to develop strategies and implement programs with a focus on technical assistance and sector specific knowledge transfer programs. Visit us: www.arabempowerment.org. Facebook: www.facebook.com/ArabEmpowerment; Twitter: www.twitter.com/ArabEmpowerment. Questions? info@arabempowerment.org. 

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