Tunisian American Young Professionals

TAYP members speak out

  • Meet an Executive Team Member: An Interview with Ikbel Achour

    By Courtney Joline TAYP is pleased to work with a newly expanded Executive Team who will manage a variety of organizational objectives and help to support the implementation of TAYP’s strategic vision for 2015. I had the opportunity to speak with Ikbel Achour about her background, her goals for the coming year, and the role […]

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  • Hear from a Board Member: An Interview with William Taylor

    By Courtney Joline An organization is only as strong as its members and supporters, and TAYP is proud to have a board of directors with a wide range of professional experience and expertise. I had the opportunity to speak with William Taylor, the current acting president at the United States Institute of Peace, and discuss the […]

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  • No Longer in a Temporary or Transitional State, Can We Now Get to Work?

    By Mondher Ben Hamida I was in China during the run-up to the legislative elections and couldn’t fulfill my civic duty. I made it back to my home in Los Angeles Saturday evening and was seriously considering flying to San Francisco (the closest polling center) to vote. Little did I know that while living in […]

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Recent Posts

  • TAYP Commits to Handicrafts at the Clinton Global Initiative

    By Courtney Joline On Thursday May 7, TAYP was highlighted at the Clinton Global Initiative’s Middle East and Africa meeting in Morocco. With global game changers in attendance, the conference featured three days of inspiring talks and innovative commitments that are poised to create positive economic and social developments in the years to come. This event […]

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  • TAYP Members Meet with Visiting Parliamentarians

    By Saoussen Mahjoub On March 27th, TAYP members Mohamed Malouche, Mohamed Bouras, and Saoussen Mahjoub met with four members of the Tunisian parliament: Mr. Badreddine Abdelkafi (Ennahdha), Ali Bennour (Afek Tounes), Mohamad Jalel Ghedira (Nidaa Tounes), and Bachir Lazzem (Ennahdha) during their most recent visit to Washington DC. The parliamentarians were in Washington DC for […]

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  • Investment, Entrepreneurship, and Development in Tunisia Conference Review

    By Courtney Joline On Monday March 16, TAYP, the American Tunisian Association, and The George Washington University hosted a panel of high-profile speakers to follow up on the March 5th visit of Secretary of Commerce Penny Pritzker to Tunisia. This conference allowed high-profile speakers to highlight some of the biggest challenges currently facing Tunisia’s economic […]

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