• New Fulbright Program Creating Bridges to Islamic Scholars A unique Fulbright initiative, developed in partnership with Islam’s oldest university, is building bridges of interfaith understanding, while giving concrete expression to President Obama’s call in Cairo in 2009 for broader engagement between the...
  • Empowering Moroccan Youth for Jobs A new training initiative, developed in partnership with OCP Groupe, is focused on addressing the difficult problem of youth unemployment in Morocco.  Young people in Morocco are particularly vulnerable to chronic unemployment.   ...
  • Youth Earn Scholarships for U.S. Study Growing up in a refugee camp in the West Bank, Nada Rehan faced limited opportunities for higher education. The bright young Palestinian woman had excelled in her studies and stood out for her energetic leadership in youth community service...
  • Mobile Libraries Enrich Palestinian Classrooms A mobile library project in the West Bank is giving students new opportunities and something special to get excited about. Three mini-libraries created by AMIDEAST with funding from the Boeing Company are currently making a “reading road trip” to...
  • U.S. Study Abroad Students Experience History in the Making Just as spring semester was starting for the 53 American undergraduates enrolled in AMIDEAST programs in Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait, and Morocco, events intervened to give them a lesson in history that they’ll never forget.  Of course, the history...
  • Training Strengthens Egypt’s Tourism Sector At historic Helnan Palestine Hotel, where “service with a smile” is the order of the day, staff members are studying English. The five-star landmark on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast is encouraging personnel to take a free...
  • Education for “Change” among Cairo’s Poor Teacher and students in the Taghyeer program. In Arabic, taghyeer means “change” and that is the goal of a new youth program in Al Mokattam, one of Cairo’s poorest neighborhoods.  In partnership with the Mohamed Shafik...

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