Archive forDecember, 2016

  • Dec 2016 Editorial

    Note from TAYP’s President Mondher Ben Hamida As the year draws to its close, we’re engaging in good old-fashioned retrospection and reflecting on what the past 12 months have meant for our association. When I reflect on the kind of year 2016 has been for TAYP- the things that we’ve set out to achieve and did […] Read More
  • Meryam Ghabri “I am not a teacher, but an awakener”

    Who are you? Tell us about the journey that brought you to where you are, specifically your current position. I am an English teacher. I graduated from l’Ecole Normale Superieure , right after which I started my teaching career in my hometown Sidi Bouzid. During my first year, I taught in a rural area, where […] Read More
  • Sustainable Development Goals and Corporate Social Responsibility: What Framework Post Tunisia2020

    Tunisia2020 On November 29th and 30th Tunisia hosted its second international investment conference, Tunisia2020, following ‘’Invest in Tunisia- start-up democracy’’, an initiative launched in 2014 under Previous Prime Minister Mehdi Jomaa’s government, in order to attract foreign investments. This year several countries ( including  the United States, France, Canada and several Gulf monarchies), international organizations […] Read More
  • TAYP – Tunisia2020’s Tunisian-American Diaspora Partner

    In its continuing effort to build bridges between Tunisia and the United States through a strengthening of economic and cultural ties, Tunisian American Young Professionals has been involved in promoting Tunisia2020, the Tunisian government’s International Investors’ Conference, held on November 29th and 30th, to US based investors. TAYP’s activities complemented the work of the Tunisian […] Read More
  • A Tunisian Success Story from MEPI & TAYP’s Startup RISE PROGRAM

    Ahmed Cheikhrouhou, the 43-year-old RISE entrepreneur, co founder and CFO of Polysmart, has been making waves in an unexpected field: gaming. One of the most promising startups to come out of TAYP StartUp RISE program, the Tunisian American Young Professionals (TAYP) program StartUp Regional Initiative to Support Entrepreneurship (RISE) in partnership with the US-Middle East […] Read More