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AFF Speaker Series: Adopting an Impact Strategy

May 30, 2023 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Presenting AFF’s new Speaker Series: “Leading Philanthropy and Non-Profit Voices”

Don’t miss the first session of our new series, in which we’ll hear and learn from inspiring, influential voices across the world of Arab philanthropy.

May 30
3-4PM Cairo time / 8-9AM EDT

Join AFF CEO Naila Farouky in conversation with entrepreneur Reem Khouri on the importance of impact strategy, shifting trends in monitoring and evaluation (M&E), the first steps to building your own impact plan, and more.

Reem Khouri is the co-founder and chairwoman of Whyise, an impact data analytics software solution that enables organizations to aggregate data and analyze it for better decision making. She is also the founding partner of Kaamen, an impact design company that has worked with governments, companies, and NGOs in the Middle East, Asia, and Africa to design models for exponential economic and social returns.

Reem is a member of the investment committee at Ibtikar Fund II, a disruptive venture capital firm that invests in innovative companies. She is also a board member of Ruwwad, a non-profit community development organization operating in Jordan, Egypt, Lebanon, and Palestine, and a member of Taawon, Palestine’s largest non-profit civil society organization.

She served as a member of the World Economic Forum Global Future Council on Human Rights from 2020 to 2022, as a board member of the National Microfinance Bank of Jordan from 2014 to 2016, and she previously worked with Aramex, one of the leading global logistics and transportation solutions providers and served on its sustainability council working on sustainability, strategic initiatives, research, and support for entrepreneurs.

Reem was recognized as one of the world’s 100 Most Influential Arabs Under 40 by Arabian Business magazine in 2015 and 2016 and was selected as a Young Global Leader by the World Economic Forum in 2018.

About our Speaker Series:
The Arab region’s diverse and burgeoning philanthropic and civic landscape is a hotbed of innovative models of giving. The idea behind the “Leading Philanthropy and Non-Profit Voices” series is to create a space where we can exchange ideas and share promising developments on the inspiring models being advanced by the region’s philanthropic and non-profit sector. By spotlighting leading voices and sector champions, our ultimate goal is to spread good practices and also understand what we can do better in our own organizations and as a community to make greater impact.

Register HERE.

PLEASE NOTE: This session will be recorded and posted on our website and YouTube channel. Stills, excerpts, and links to the video may also be used on our social media channels. Participants’ faces WILL NOT be shown in this webinar. 

Questions? Contact Walid Nagi, Network & Relationships Director


May 30, 2023
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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Arab Foundations Forum
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