• We hope you’ll join us on the morning of Saturday, October 2, 2021 for our annual fundraising event. Our fall benefit event this year will be a brunch at the […]

  • HANDS is pleased to announce, with our partners in Egypt, Morocco, and Tunisia, that we are hosting a four-day regional online conference focused on gender equality in the MENA region […]

  • Please join us for our annual fall benefit event! Due to the coronavirus, this year’s event will be held virtually. We hope you will join us for a celebration of […]

  •   Join Hands Along the Nile and tennis instructor Joseph Awadalla for an afternoon of tennis games at McLean Sport and Health. You’ll enjoy light-hearted tennis competitions in teams as […]

  • Join HANDS in the DMV area for the chance to purchase handicrafts created by women in Egypt! We will be hosting a craft sale of products made by artisans from […]

  • Join HANDS in New York City for the chance to purchase handicrafts created by young women in Egypt! All products are made by artisans from the Association for the Protection […]

  • Please join us at our annual fall benefit event! Come and support Hands Along the Nile with a night of Egyptian music, a silent auction of Egyptian handicrafts, and special […]

  •         Join HANDS in New York City for the chance to browse handmade crafts by young women in Egypt! Fifth Avenue Presbyterian will be hosting a craft […]

  • November 9-19

    Discover Egypt beyond the pyramids!

  • Join us as we celebrate  Sham El Nessim, an ancient Egyptian celebration of spring, at Fava Pot, an Egyptian Mediterranean restaurant in Falls Church, VA! Welcome spring with us by […]

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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.