Palestine (West Bank/Gaza): Digital opportunities transcend borders
In Gaza, information technology is one of the only ways to connect to a productive future. See what Alaa and her visionary peers achieved at Gaza's first-ever Startup Weekend.
Palestine (West Bank/Gaza): Telling young tech entrepreneurs to go fish
Last week, Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood was abuzz with a rare combination of techies, social investors, Arab world watchers and humanitarians.
Palestine (West Bank/Gaza): Inspired youth at first Gaza Startup Weekend
Palestine (West Bank/Gaza): Inspiring tech innovation at Gaza Startup Weekend
Gaza isn’t necessarily the first place you think of for a Startup Weekend.
Palestine (West Bank/Gaza): Getting Google to Gaza
Through an innovative Mercy Corps’ partnership with Google and the Source of Hope Foundation, young Palestinian web developers receive firsthand training and mentoring from engineers and business people from cutting-edge technology companies – as well as potential seed capital funding.
Palestine (West Bank/Gaza): Empowering the techno-geeks of Palestine
This summer, I attended an event in the Gaza Strip with 100 computer-science students and budding entrepreneurs about the latest open-source software and development tools, showcased by engineers visiting from Google.