Announcements

  • As part of the Annual U.S.-Islamic World Forum hosted by the Brookings Institution's Saban Center and the Government of Qatar, AMIDEAST will convene a three-day workshop in Washington, DC, in April 2011 on higher education reform in the Arab World.  The forum provides a unique opportunity for top education, government, and nonprofit leaders from the United States and the Islamic world to... more
  • AMIDEAST is pleased to welcome Charles “Chuck” Griffin as its new Country Director for Saudi Arabia. He joined AMIDEAST in early July and will oversee the start-up of AMIDEAST’s operations in the kingdom, which will entail establishing a full-service office in Riyadh that offers English language, test preparation, standardized testing, management training, and scholarship management programs and... more
  • Egyptian jewelry designer Azza Fahmy surrounded by her daughters and young designers. AMIDEAST will join forces with Egyptian jewelry designer Azza Fahmy and Cairo-based Townhouse Gallery to create an innovative arts program that will enable underprivileged youth with artistic inclination and talent to enter the burgeoning creative workforce in Egypt. This... more
  • A performance by Arab-American country and pop singer-songwriter Kareem Salama (right) added to the festive atmosphere during the opening ceremony of the new AMIDEAST center in Hebron.Arab-American country and pop singer-songwriter Kareem Salama performed at the opening ceremony of the new AMIDEAST center in Hebron, adding to the festive atmosphere.  Dozens of students attended the ceremony and... more

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