new world

  Shaping the New World of Work: Digital Opportunity Trust and IBM Team Up to Provide Digital and Career Skills for Youth in the Middle East  and Africa Digital Opportunity Trust (DOT) is announcing a timely collaboration with IBM to empower young women and men in the Middle East and Africa with the digital skills,…

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uber Mastercard

  Uber’s long-term partnership with Mastercard continues to grow with a new strategic initiative focusing on digital payments and advancing financial inclusions which will be facilitated by Mastercard across the Middle East and Africa (MEA). As a regional first, the partnership with Mastercard will enable Uber to drive digitization across their business operations, leveraging Mastercard’s…

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PepsiCo Ajialouna

  PepsiCo Inc., in partnership with Ajialouna, a local non-profit organization, announced the launch of its Tomooh scholarship program for 2021, celebrating 16 years of supporting disadvantaged Lebanese youths in pursuing higher education. The program was initially launched in 2006 after Saad Abdul-Latif, the then PepsiCo Chief Executive Officer for Asia, Middle East & Africa,…

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SDGs

Rethinking Strategies to Achieve the SDGs   We currently find ourselves a third of the way through the Sustainable Development Goals timeline. Recently, ‘The Sustainable Development Goals Report 2020’ painted a disturbing picture of the stagnant progress towards achieving the SDGs by their 2030 deadline. The report also highlighted the damaging impact of the COVID-19…

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African Development Advocate

Mucha Nyandoro-Founder of Manelith, African Development Advocate Mucha Nyandoro is a dynamic, performance-driven professional with 20 years of experience across a broad range of business disciplines. She has worked in leadership positions for top tier Global Financial Institutions, J.P. Morgan, and HSBC within Corporate and Investment Banking, in Retail, Management Consulting, and Media sectors. Her…

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L'Oreal Sustainable Targets

On June 26th 2020, L’Oréal launched its new sustainability program “L’Oréal for the future”, laying down the Group’s latest set of ambitions for 2030. In the context of growing environmental and social challenges, L’Oréal is accelerating its transformation towards a model respecting planetary boundaries and reinforcing its commitments to both sustainability and inclusion: Transforming L’Oréal’s…

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Entrepreneur

  Ruba El-Amine – Social Entrepreneur, Award-Winning Design Activist & Human Rights Advocate   Ruba is a Lebanese national who grew up between the Middle East and Europe. She is a graphic design and advertising graduate, acquiring her education from the Lebanese American University (LAU) in Beirut.   Following a solid career in corporate branding…

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