HANDS is thrilled to announce that a past participant in our Professional Fellows Program, Ms. Hayam Abdelrashid, is running for Parliament in Egypt. Hayam, Acting Director of International Cooperation in the […]CONTINUE READING
During a recent trip to Cairo to track the progress of HANDS’ projects, nembers of HANDS’ Board of Directors were especially inspired by fifteen-year-old Mazen. Mazen used to work in […]CONTINUE READING
Mona grew up in a sun-soaked village in Upper Egypt, but always dreamed of a life larger than the one she saw around her. When she was accepted to attend […]CONTINUE READING
We hope you will join us for one of our upcoming handicraft sales this December, including sales in New York City, New Jersey, and Washington, DC. HANDS will offer a […]CONTINUE READING
HANDS Hosts a Benefit Dinner in Washington, DC On October 16th, HANDS hosted a benefit dinner at The Mansion at Meridian Hill in Washington, D.C. to raise funds for […]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.