MEET is an organization partnered with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology that fosters cooperation and shared knowledge between young Israeli and Palestinian students.
Read about MEET’s inspiring 2016 achievements and their goals in 2017
Despite the tumultuous political atmosphere of 2016, Middle East Entrepreneurs of Tomorrow (MEET) is proud of its numerous achievements and eagerly anticipates a successful 2017. The organization is celebrating a series of highlights, including expanding its already gifted staff. Sari Habib Allah, Ahmad Anati, Marina Boursheh, Anat Gilenson, Natalie Howard, Talia Krevsky, and Golde Orlan all joined the MEET team in 2016 and will undoubtedly enhance the presence and success of this vital foundation.
The students who participate in MEET leave the program inspired to give back and help others. Nearly ninety percent of MEET graduates believe working with other nationalities is the best way to achieve peaceful resolutions, and seventy-eight percent of recent graduates look to contribute to improving Israeli-Palestinian relations through volunteer work. With nearly two hundred students currently enrolled and enjoying over four hundred and sixty academic hours, MEET continues to inspire and instill powerful lessons of collaboration, communication, and a commitment to positive global change. Over one hundred and eighty MEET alumni continue to promote the organization and act as diplomats for its work.
2017 will be a year in which MEET expands upon its already impressive list of partners and enhances its curriculum. The entrepreneurs who work under the tutelage of MEET instructors being not only impressive intellect, but also a belief that their problem-solving skills and progressive thinking will bring a new environment of peace to the region.
Read more about MEET’s 2016 impact here.
By Richard Quinlan, Content Contributor
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