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Nejlepší investice, které můžeme udělat

DUBAJ – Touha něco dokázat se rodí z hluboké víry v něco, co nás přesahuje, a projevuje se starostí o blaho ostatních lidských bytostí.

Jako Arabka nedokážu sedět se založenýma rukama a sledovat – nebo ještě hůř odvrátit zrak a nevidět –, s jakým utrpením části Blízkého východu procházejí tak těžkým obdobím v už beztak pohnutých dějinách regionu. Miliony nevinných lidí jsou vypuzeny z domovů a miliony dalších hnány přes národní hranice do nejisté a vratké budoucnosti. Je zřetelné, že potřebují pomoc.

Jistěže, jako jednotlivci dokážeme udělat jen něco. Sdružováním se kolem společných cílů ale získáváme sílu vytvářet účinné iniciativy a zlepšovat životy. Odjakživa jsem rovněž přesvědčena, že dvěma oblastmi, kde můžeme mít největší udržitelný, dlouhodobý vliv, jsou vzdělávání a sociální podnikání. Společně tyto sektory vytvářejí příležitosti na všech úrovních společnosti, od běženců, kteří nemohou dokončit studia, po profesionály usilující o rozšíření svých kariérních vyhlídek či prosazení novátorské vize.

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