Business & Technology

MyBeeBee

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Equipping Young Peacemakers initiative spotlight: MyBeeBee written by EYP participant Sadeer Issa   When thinking about economic opportunities in MENA, it is clear that a massive market gap exists for refugee women in underdeveloped or vulnerable areas. Unemployment rates have reached over 28% for women in Jordan after the COVID-19 outbreak in 2020. Although many […]

Arts & Culture

Meemz Art

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Equipping Young Peacemakers initiative spotlight: Meemz Art written by EYP participant Shaima Bin Othman   In a country like Yemen, where all one can hear is bad news, circumstances around us drive us to give up dreams of a better future. Young people are forced to face reality with two options: either drowning in the […]

Equipping Young Peacemakers

Zero Hunger Lab

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Equipping Young Peacemakers initiative spotlight: Zero Hunger Lab written by EYP leader Hezha MohammedKhan   We always hear the phrases ‘big data’, ‘machine learning’, and ‘deep learning’. However, we often hear these words in association with business ideas, automated cars, and robotics. It is very easy to forget the true value and primary purpose of […]

Education & Empowerment

Shughel Shabab

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Equipping Young Peacemakers initiative spotlight: Shughel Shabab written by EYP leader Daniella Khalil   Many of the AMENDS Global Fellows have initiatives pushing back against unfair stereotypes and biased media depictions of the Middle East and North Africa: check out Ashley Lohmann’s talk on her Beyond the Bombs website, for example, or Becca Farnum’s curriculum asking Does […]