Mohamed Ait Elmaader, a quiet young man with a slow smile, manages a center for children with disabilities in his hometown of Agadir, Morocco. This spring, he participated in the […]CONTINUE READING
In the arid countryside of Upper Egypt, Magdi, a vegetable farmer, works tirelessly to support his loving wife and two young children. Unfortunately, the meager profits from vegetable farming have not […]CONTINUE READING
Amine Dridi is a lively young professional who works as a special educator for children with Down’s Syndrome and Autism in his home country of Tunisia. During HANDS’ most recent […]CONTINUE READING
Barbara Langley serves as Director for CIPE’s Center for Women’s Economic Empowerment, democratizing opportunity for women by fostering ecosystems for entrepreneurship. She leads CIPE’s strategy to amplify the voice of the private sector through women’s equal participation in free markets and democratic institutions. Throughout her career, Langley has conducted campaign management, communications, coalition building, issues advocacy, good governance and accountability, leadership and strategic planning programs for democratic political and civic activists, business leaders, local elected officials and parliamentary and campaign staff. She has worked extensively with marginalized sectors of society including women, youth, and persons with disabilities.