Monthly Archives: February 2013
Iraqi Women’s Rights: Perspective from an Arab Civil Society Group
We are pleased to have received this article from our latest Pitapal: Raya Abu Gulal. After tweeting back and forth regarding Iraq’s underground prostitution market, we wanted to revisit the larger issue of Iraqi women in the civic and political … Continue reading
How Does Chartering a Grand Strategy for Lebanon’s Military Factor in Accountability?
On Wednesday, February 20th, PITAPOLICY attended the Aspen Institute’s discussion on Lebanon, entitled, “National Defense: Charting a Grand Strategy?” Lebanon’s military is an institution that poses many questions for U.S. military and political analysts. Aram Nerguizian from the Center for … Continue reading
What will President #Obama discuss during his 2013 State of the Union Address? #SOTU
Tomorrow, February 12th, 2013: PITAPOLICY will livetweet President Obama’s State of the Union Address from the Arab American Institute. Which of the Maghreb countries below will he even mention in his address: Libya, Tunisia, or Egypt? Will he discuss drones? … Continue reading
Filed under Politics, Uncategorized
WHARTON Business School To Hold Annual MENA Conference
On February 16th, Saturday, PITAPOLICY is excited to attend and cover the Wharton School of Business Annual MENA conference in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Early-Bird registration will end Friday evening, so don’t hesitate too much longer! Conference Theme: “Economies of Freedom: Reshaping … Continue reading
Filed under Interests, Politics, Technology
Misperception or Perception: Professional Development for Women Is a Challenge, Period.
Dear Pitaconsumers, Last week I received a few tweets about my article for the Vancouver Observer arguing that there are even stronger candidates for the Top 100 Arab Women of Influence. (The Top 100 list is compiled by Arabianbusiness.com, which … Continue reading