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دبي - تولَد الرغبة في إحداث فرق من الاعتقاد الأساسي بشيء أكبر من أنفسنا، ومن القلق الذي نشعر به جميعا من أجل مصلحة البشر مثلنا.

وبصفتي امرأة عربية، أجد أنه من المستحيل الاسترخاء والتفرج - أو ما هو أسوأ، الابتعاد - بينما تعاني أجزاء من الشرق الأوسط في هذا الوقت العصيب في تاريخ المنطقة المضطرب. وقد نزح الملايين من الأبرياء من ديارهم، وهناك ملايين آخرين يساقون عبر الحدود الوطنية إلى مستقبل غير مؤكد وغير مستقر. إن حاجتهم إلى المساعدة واضحة تماما.

ومن المؤكد أننا نستطيع فعل الكثير كأفراد. لكن من خلال توحيد الأهداف المشتركة، لدينا القدرة على خلق مبادرات فعالة، وتحسين طرق العيش. فقد اعتقدتُ دائما أن التعليم وتنظيم المشاريع الاجتماعية هما مجالان يمكن أن نحقق فيهما أكبر أثر مستدام وطويل الأجل. يخلق القطاعان معا فرص على كل مستوى من مستويات المجتمع، من اللاجئين غير القادرين على إكمال دراستهم، إلى المهنيين الذين يسعون إلى تعزيز آفاقهم المهنية أو السعي وراء رؤية مبتكِرة.

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