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MEPI Alum of the Month: Young Social Entrepreneur Promoting Socioeconomic Development and Environmental Sustainability  

Our featured MEPI Alum of the Month of November is Leyth ben Jeddou, 2019 Student Leaders Program alum. Leyth is a 23-year-old entrepreneur who continuously demonstrates passion, commitment, and creativity in his various endeavors. He launched his career by working in strategic marketing for three years before successfully co-founding three start-ups, two of which are social start-ups. Leyth’s experience throughout the MEPI Student Leaders program allowed him to acquire the necessary ...
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TechGirls

TechGirls is an international summer exchange program designed to empower and inspire young girls from the Middle East, North Africa, and Central Asia to pursue careers in science and technology. The centerpiece of the program is a weeklong technology camp that provides participants with an in-depth examination of technology-related topics, such as Java programming and ...
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The SUSI for Young Women Leaders on Civic Engagement

APPLY NOW!  The SUSI for Young Women Leaders on Civic Engagement PROGRAM The U.S. Embassy in Tunis is pleased to announce the 2022 Study of the United States Institute (SUSI) for Young Women Leaders on Civic Engagement Program. This intensive exchange opportunity provides undergraduate students with a deeper understanding of the United States, while simultaneously ...
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Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Africa and the Middle East Eric Meyer Met With Minister of Finance Sihem Boughdiri

Deputy Assistant Secretary of the Treasury for Africa and the Middle East, Eric Meyer, traveled to Tunis, Tunisia on November 21. During his visit, the Deputy Assistant Secretary met with senior government officials, including Minister of Finance, Sihem Boughdiri, and Central Bank Governor, Marouane Abassi. During the meetings, the Deputy Assistant Secretary noted the importance ...
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U.S. Donation of 336,000 Johnson and Johnson Vaccine Doses

Providing safe, effective, and free vaccines is a key component of the United States’ commitment to combating the COVID-19 pandemic in Tunisia and globally. Today, we delivered 336,000 Johnson and Johnson vaccine doses in support of Tunisia’s national COVID-19 vaccination goals. Since July, the United States has directly donated over 2 million COVID-19 vaccines to ...
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