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

  • US State Department and USAID Request $134M for Tunisia for Fiscal Year 2016

    By Courtney Joline On Monday February 2, USAID Administrator Raj Shah and U.S. Deputy Secretary of State for Management and Resources Heather Higginbottom announced the FY16 requested budget required for the State Department and USAID to carry out their missions worldwide. The FY16 requested budget for Tunisia is $134M, of which $55M are dedicated to Economic Support […]

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  • Introducing TAYP’s Expanded Executive Team

    By Courtney Joline As TAYP continues to grow and develop its unique programming and set goals for the coming year, it is critical to create a team to support the ongoing impact of TAYP on the Tunisian entrepreneurial ecosystem. TAYP is pleased to introduce three key figures, Ikbel Achour, Mahmoud Hachicha, and Courtney Joline, who will […]

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  • 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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