Event Recap – Get to Know Your Government: Panel at the 61st Ramallah Convention

POST-EVENT PRESS RELEASE On July 5th, the Arab-American Business and Professional Association (ABPA) successfully hosted a panel at the 61st Ramallah Convention in partnership with the American Federation of Ramallah Palestine (AFRP). The panel featured speakers from the U.S. Census Bureau, the Small Business Administration, and the Department of State for a discussion on how…

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Arab-Americans in the United States Military

On July Fourth we celebrate American Independence, and we also celebrate those who have fought and are fighting to protect it. Every soldier deserves to be remembered—but often, the Arab-Americans who fought in the wars of our country are not mentioned. Why is this? It’s not because Arab-Americans haven’t served; records show that ever since…

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GET TO KNOW YOUR GOVERNMENT: PANEL AT THE 61ST RAMALLAH CONVENTION

PRESS RELEASE A panel hosted by Arab-American Business & Professional Association will take place on Friday, July 5, 2019 — 12:30-2:00pm — Washington Marriott Wardman Park — 2660 Woodley Road NW — Washington, D.C. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The Arab-American community in the DMV area is invited to join an engaging discussion hosted by Arab-American Business and Professional Association…

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Intern Voices: Ines on her Spring Federal Internship in Washington, D.C.

“ABPA is doing great things for Arab-American students, and I am appreciative of the sense of community among Arab-Americans they have helped to foster in the DC area!” One of our students, Ines Oulamine, is currently interning at the Department of Energy! Ines is a student at Georgetown University, where she is majoring in Regional…

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Intern Voices: Dahlia on Interning at Qatar-America Institute

“An important skill I got out of my internship was self-esteem.” Dahlia Mohamed is a sophomore at George Mason University, where she is earning a degree in Government & International Politics as well as Conflict Analysis & Resolution. She recently completed her internship at Qatar America Institute, where she was placed through ABPA’s guidance! Dahlia…

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EMPOWERING ARAB WOMEN ENTREPRENEURS TO BUILD INTERNATIONALLY SUCCESSFUL ENTERPRISES

Panel discussion focused attention to the rising tide of global women entrepreneurs at a time the Arab world is experiencing transformational economic shifts and rapid technological changes with a record number of high-skilled millennials in the job market. WASHINGTON, D.C. – The rising tide of Arab women entrepreneurs was examined at a panel luncheon co-hosted…

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ABPA Insights: Internship Search Challenges

The internship search is nearly like a second job. Time spent browsing through job boards, trying to make good impressions with employers at career fairs, writing cover letters late at night after a long work shift or study session – it can become repetitive and discouraging. Although applying for internships is an additional burden to…

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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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