Archive for January 2019

ABPA Hosts Social Networking Dinner

“Now, Arab-Americans in the United States have an education-centered organization of which they can be very proud.” On the night of January 18th, ABPA celebrated the progress of the Arab-American Business & Professional Association with a vibrant social networking event. Guests enjoyed an Arabic-style dinner as they discussed engagement with the Arab-American community at large…

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Intern Voices: Alaa on Her Fall Internship Experience

  “Small tasks may seem irrelevant to what you are interning for but those tasks can help to build your skills for the rest of your career.” Alaa Hammoudeh attends American University with an expected graduation date of May 2021. She is majoring in Justice and Law with a concentration in Criminal Justice at the School of…

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Keeping Cultures Connected: An Interview With Lobna Ismail

Lobna Ismail is the founder and President of Connecting Cultures and a member of the ABPA’s Advisory Board. How did you come up with the idea of Connecting Cultures? What inspired you? After giving birth to my first child Sharif, I couldn’t bear to leave him at six-weeks-old. My desire to integrate ‘mom-hood’ with ‘mind-hood’…

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Internship Placements Fall 2018

Congratulations to all of ABPA’s accepted students in the Internship Placement Program! Throughout the semester, many of the selected students were placed into internships with federal agencies, private sector companies, and even NGOs and think tanks! Read below about the achievements of some of them.  SAMAH MOHAMED – NATIONAL US-ARAB CHAMBER OF COMMERCE “ABPA is…

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