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  • Thursday Jul 26 2012 from 10:00 pm until 01:00 am
  • Thursday Aug 02 2012 from 10:00 pm until 01:00 am
  • Thursday Aug 09 2012 from 10:00 pm until 01:00 am
  • Thursday Aug 16 2012 from 10:00 pm until 01:00 am
  • Thursday Aug 23 2012 from 10:00 pm until 01:00 am
  • Thursday Aug 30 2012 from 10:00 pm until 01:00 am
  • Thursday Sep 06 2012 from 10:00 pm until 01:00 am
  • Thursday Sep 13 2012 from 10:00 pm until 01:00 am
  • Thursday Sep 20 2012 from 10:00 pm until 01:00 am
  • Thursday Sep 27 2012 from 10:00 pm until 01:00 am
  • virtual // international // Twitter #ArabDev or #ArabDevChat
  • Conferences & Workshops, Other
  • www.arabempowerment.org

Join global leaders, passionate community members and inspired do-ers in a series of conversations on development in #MENA #ArabWorld.

What are your dreams for #ArabDev (Arab Development)?
What are the 10 most pressing issues of our time?
Want to connect with global #MENA leaders?
Want to hear what others around the world have to say about #ArabDev?
Want to learn about the activities of Global Arab Diaspora groups?
Want to connect with change-makers and organizations doing awesome work?
Want to engage in thought provoking dialogue that can lead to partnerships and collaborations?

GREAT! THEN JOIN US!!

Follow Al-Mubadarah @ArabEmpowerment for the launch of our weekly hour-long #ArabDevChat (#ArabDev) on Twitter beginning Thurs, July 26th @ 3pm EST!


TOPICS // DATES

NOTE: ALL CHATS ARE SCHEDULED AT @ 3pm USA EST // @ 9pm EET and last 1 hour. The time is chosen to accommodate global audiences.

Week 1 - Thursday, July 26th
TOPIC: Role of Arab expatriates living abroad in supporting social & economic development in MENA – Arab Diaspora orgs

Week 2 - Thursday, Aug 2nd
TOPIC: Business development, innovation & Entrepreneurship in the Arab world (MENA)

Week 3 - Thursday, Aug 9th
TOPIC: Arab Women in development & women's empowerment programs in the Arab world

Week 4 - Thursday, Aug 16th
TOPIC: Arab youth empowerment & Job creation

Week 5 - Thursday, Aug 23rd
TOPIC: Volunteerism, Philanthropy and CSR (Social Corporate Responsibility)

Week 6 - Thursday, Aug 30th
Best practices from global Diaspora models (India / China /others)

Week 7 - Thursday, Sep 6th
TOPIC: North Africa diaspora

Week 8 - Thursday, Sep 13th
TOPIC: Levant diaspora – Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Palestine, Egypt

Week 9 - Thursday, Sep 20th
TOPIC: Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) diaspora – including Iraq

Week 10 - Thursday, Sep 27th
TOPIC: Workshop themes &/or topics for Al-Mubadarah Conf in Nov & Highlighting models/orgs in and from MENA


HOW TO JOIN THE CONVERSATION
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Joining the conversation is easy. Just log-in to Twitter at 3pm EST USA on Thursday, July 26th, 2012. Then:
- Use the #ArabDev hashtag to make your comments visible in the stream. During #ArabDev, use search.twitter.com or an application like Tweetdeck (www.tweetdeck.com) or thwirl (www.thwirl.com) to follow the hashtags and keep up with the conversation.
- Introduce yourself and take a minute to get to know the other chatters when you join.
- Send your questions to @ArabEmpowerment without the hashtag (to keep them out of the stream) to have them considered for the conversation.


To partner and host/sponsor a chat, please email info@arabempowerment.org

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