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    One of the main principles that MENA Alliances has always called for is “diversity”, and we applied it in our work and different programs. Our Coding Training Program is not an exception as we opened the door for trainers from around the world to join.      Ahmad Kortas is one example!!   Kortas is a developer from Tunisia who joined our amazing group of volunteer trainers to help the...

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“I want to found a startup that can help people with disabilities to learn and work in programming in the future.” - Nidaa    Our training program did not finish yet, and the stories of our students are still being created. However, an inspiring story like Nidaa Awawdeh can not go unnoticed until the end of the program. From the first day, she showed a great passion and...

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  We concluded the second phase of our Coding Training Program with 22 successful students who were ready to bravely uncover the new adventures of the next phase “Full-Stack Web Development”.   Overview:   In this preparatory stage, we hold technical and personal development sessions to keep our students connected with each other and with the learning process till we start the Full-Stack Development stage. Moreover, the third phase...

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  “Acquiring the right talent is the most important key to growth. Hiring was - and still is - the most important thing we do.” - Marc Bennioff, Founder of Salesforce Throughout our journey in the field of connecting global companies with the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) professionals, we realized how finding the right talent and linking it to the appropriate job opportunity is much more...

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  Overview:   MENA Alliances has recently concluded the second phase “Fundamentals” of its Coding Training Program in collaboration with Code Your Future from the UK over four consecutive weeks.    During this stage, our students get a gentle introduction to what programming is, why they want to learn and how to start learning.    In light of this, we held various types of training meetings that can bring our students...

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Startups in the US and Western Europe are continually seeking to acquire new clients and accelerate the time to market, especially after the COVID-19 pandemic. Achieving these goals depends primarily on having highly-competitive products/ services and reducing software development costs, which requires having professional senior developers. However, having limited financial resources and the shortage of local experienced developers, who usually ask for sky-high rates, created...

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  About MENA Coding School   Throughout our long years of experience in the nearshoring and freelancing field and our direct interaction with both global tech companies and Palestinian talents, we realized the chronic shortage of technical learning opportunities in Palestine and the growing demand for tech talents worldwide. Thus we launched a coding program in cooperation between MENA Alliances and CodeYourFuture. It’s an intensive & inclusive...

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Happy New Year!  As 2017 begins to dawn, and we close out 2016, it seems like a great time to reflect on the happenings and accomplishments of MENA Alliances; the journey we have taken to get to where we are; and the plans we have for an exciting and  bright future.     I would like to start by telling you how much I appreciate each...

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During September 2016, the CEO of MENA Alliances  participated as a speaker in a session entitled, “Tech Entrepreneurs Willing to Change the World” at EmodeaLIVE 2016 in Malaga, Spain.  EmoderaLIVE 2016 focused on civic technology as an engine for social change and the role of brave, entrepreneurial women, promoters of this change worldwide. During the conference, Abeer Abu Ghaith talked about MENA Alliances and how it...

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I am Sara. I am a 29-year-old Egyptian professional who makes my living as a translator. My degree is from the English Department of the Faculty of Languages, Ain Shams University. My favorite pastimes/hobbies are reading, walking, and travelling. I am single and my greatest ambition is to work for the United Nations one day. When you work in a field that provides a service that thousands...

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