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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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ABPA Hosts the Tunisian Ambassador

By Yasmine Raouf Tunisian Ambassador to the United States, His Excellency Faycal Gouia In early October of this year, ABPA was honored to join the University of Maryland’s Organization of Arab Students in organizing a talk with His Excellency Faycal Gouia, Tunisia’s Ambassador to the United States. Hosted on the beautiful University of Maryland, College…

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Arab-American Success Stories

Issue 1  Since the late 1800s, Arab-Americans have been part of the social fabric in the United States and have helped contribute to America’s economic, cultural, and political success. Today, millions of Arab-Americans shaping the nation come from diverse backgrounds and walks of life. They include: elected leaders Chris Sununu and Donna Shalala , to news anchors Diane…

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10 Takeaways from Resume Building Workshop with Kevin Cowl

By Samah Mohamed  Kevin Cowl’s lecture offered “unspoken tips” to helpe bridge the perception gap between employers and students. Together with George Mason University’s Egyptian Student Association, ABPA hosted Kevin Cowl, the Vice President for Development at the Middle East Institute, a top think-tank in Washington, DC. Mason students received one-on-one resume feedback from Mr. Cowl…

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