Press Releases

  • Skills for Success® —Employability Skills for Women, a training initiative undertaken in partnership with the Union for the Mediterranean, which is designed to improve the job prospects of 450 women graduates in Egypt, Jordan, Lebanon, Morocco, and Tunisia  Women@Work, an AMIDEAST partnership...more
  • AMIDEAST President Kattouf (left) cuts the cake, with Country Director Chris Shinn (center) and Tunisian Minister of Employment and Training, Zied Laathari, looking on, at the December 11 celebration. Minister of Finance, Slim Chaker, and Amy Mabrook, Director of English Language...more
  • The memorandum will strengthen cooperation between the two countries and mutual investments in the private sector. It was signed on September 4 during the U.S. Investment Forum, which was held in Washington, DC, in conjunction with the visit of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques, King Salman bin...more
  • The program’s focus on women is important. Both young women and men in Egypt face great challenges to finding decent employment, a clearly defined universal and indivisible objective, based on fundamental values and principles. However, the unemployment rate for Egyptian women is almost three times...more
  • Ms. Dajani brings to AMIDEAST more than 25 years of experience in international development and program management, business development, fundraising, and strategic communications for a number of organizations, including The Johns Hopkins University, the Palestinian Initiative for the Promotion of...more