I am back to Same, Ecuador for the holidays. People here are busy getting ready to receive the tourists. Most will come after Christmas though, so things are still quiet. It's a good time to…

David Robalino |

مرت العملية الانتقالية السياسية في مصر بمراحل عديدة، لكن القدرة على توفير الخبز، والكرامة، وفرص العمل، والعدالة الاجتماعية وهو الشعار الذي قامت من أجله ثورة 2011، ستبقى الحكم  الأساسي على مدى نجاح…

لير إرسادو |

        The political transition in Egypt has gone through many phases, but the ability to deliver on the demand for bread, dignity, opportunity and social justice that epitomized the 2011…

Lire Ersado |

        After several months of planning and consultations with our partners, which started in May 2011, the Egypt Development Marketplace (DM) was launched on November 8, 2012. As part of the…

Ehaab Abdou |

This week in Doha, the marble corridors of the Qatar National Convention Center resonate with voices from around the world. Over half way through the UN Climate Change Conference, as ministers…

Rachel Kyte |

C’était en 1993, j’étais au secondaire, arrivée au Caire grâce à un échange scolaire. C’était la première fois que j’entendais parler du mouvement underground hip-hop/rap au Moyen-Orient et, a…

Amina Semlali |

For the Middle East and North Africa, a major challenge is creating meaningful and plentiful job opportunities. How can this be done? We spoke with Neveen El Tahri, Chairwoman and Managing…

Neveen El Tahri |

"يا له من عبث! لكي أرى الأمور بوضوح كان علي أن أفقد إحدى عيناي،" هذا ما قالتهعلياء وهي تهز رأسها. ثم راحت زميلتي في الدراسة التي تتحلى بثقة بالنفس وبالشخصية الجذابة، تدس شعرها بعناية تحت…

Amina Semlali |

        “It’s messed up, I had to lose an eye to see things clearly” Alia said, shaking her head. My charismatic and confident classmate then carefully tucked her hair under her veil. “Bushwick…

Amina Semlali |

        I was a high school teacher in the Bay area in California and reverse immigrated to Egypt. I had a few hours available to me and I wanted to teach, so one day by coincidence someone in my…