ABPA recently participated in another successful networking & recruitment event.  On October 30th, 2019, ABPA had the opportunity to attend the Georgetown University (GU) & George Washington University (GWU) Media, Journalism, and Public Affairs Networking Fair. The Networking Fair was held at George Washington University in the Marvin Center 3rd Floor Continental Ballroom. The fair…

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Jackie Robinson, the first African American to play in Major League Baseball (MLB), said that, “A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” Joe Lahoud, recently honored for the impact he made as one of the historic players in baseball history, lays claim to the title of the MLB’s first player…

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Two years ago, Hala Ayala made history by becoming one of the first Hispanic women to be elected to the Virginia General Assembly. Ayala successfully flipped the seat from Republican to Democrat back in 2017 and has been representing Virginia’s 51st District ever since, which covers majority of the Prince William County. In her capacity…

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PRESS RELEASE ABPA Board member, Albert Mokhiber, worked tirelessly to support Ismail Ajjawi, Palestinian student who was accepted by Harvard University but later denied entry to the United States last month at the Logan International Airport in Boston. Ajjawi’s case was much discussed in global media, sparking a fury across the nation who feared the…

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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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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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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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“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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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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