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

  • 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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  • President Essebsi to Visit Washington DC

     Photo Credit: Fethi Belaid-AFP/Getty Images By Courtney Joline On Thursday May 21, Tunisian President Beji Caid Essebsi will meet with President Obama at the White House to “ underscore the United States’ longstanding friendship with Tunisia,” according to a White House press release. The two presidents will discuss a variety of topics, ranging from economic […]

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  • TAYP Welcomes Two New Board Members

    By Courtney Joline As TAYP continues its efforts around the 4 E’s Model, it will rely even more on the expertise and experience of its valued board members. In order to meet the needs of our ever-expanding community and to excel in our various programmatic endeavors, we are pleased to announce the addition of two […]

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