Tag Archives : Arab Spring


Volunteering in Unstable Environments, Lessons from Egypt’s Coptic Diaspora

In the wake of the Arab Spring, the organization Coptic Orphans wanted to help Egypt but was concerned about the safety of its volunteers. Nathan Hollenbeck discusses the difficult choices that diaspora organizations like his face when providing services to their homeland during a crisis.

Photo courtesy of Coptic Orphans

Mimi Alemayehou, Photo Credit - Pat Adams, USAID

Mimi Alemayehou’s Remarks at the 2012 Global Diaspora Forum

Read remarks by the Executive Vice President of the Overseas Private Investment Corporation (OPIC), Mimi Alemayehou, at the 2012 Global Diaspora Forum.


Tunisian Diaspora Gives Back, Boosts Economic Growth

Mohamed Malouche writes about the young Tunisian-American professionals who are leveraging their transnational experiences and social networks to support Tunisia’s democratic transition.

Tunisian American Young Professionals CNN