Tunisian American Young Professionals

TAYP members speak out

  • 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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  • The Tunisian American Young Leaders Initiative

    By Hamouda Chekir At the last annual TAYP gathering in Tunis, Mohamed Malouche gave a presentation on the future areas of development for TAYP, in which he put a strong focus on initiatives aiming at strengthening partnerships between Tunisia and the United States. Building on this guideline, a group of TAYP members under the leadership […]

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Recent Posts

  • TAYP Meeting with Congressman David Price

    By Amina Laouani  On January 16, TAYP President Firas Ben Achour, along with fellow TAYP members and other individuals from the Tunisian-American community in Raleigh, North Carolina, met with Congressman David Price at his North Carolina office. Congressman Price represents the 4th district, also known as the Research Triangle, which consists of a vibrant and emerging […]

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  • Handicraft Program to Focus on Developing a Sustainable Export Platform

    By Anis Mnif  The Tunisian handicraft export program, funded by a US Embassy grant to TAYP in 2012, has already yielded several important tangible outcomes over the past two years. Eight Tunisian handicraft producers selected by the program, in cooperation with ONA, the Ministry of Trade, and the US Embassy, were presented at a major […]

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  • TAYP Board Convenes to Kick Off 2015 Programming Initiatives

    By Courtney Joline On January 15, 2015, the TAYP board convened at American University for its semi-annual board meeting. Featuring key stakeholders with diverse public and private sector experience, the board provides valuable insight, programmatic experience, and non-profit expertise to ensure that TAYP continues to make a profound impact on US-Tunisian economic relations. The first order […]

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