Member Spotlight
  • Dynamic Leadership Unveiled: Wassim Marrakchi and Khalil Ayed Take the Lead of the New York Chapter

    In a momentous turn of events, the New York Chapter proudly introduces its new leadership duo, Wassim Marrakchi and Khalil Ayed. Hailing from diverse backgrounds and bringing unique expertise to the table,  Khalil and Wassim have embarked on their roles as President and Vice President, respectively, ushering in a new era for the chapter. Khalil […] 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
  • 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
  • TAYP Welcomes Two New Board Members

    As TAYP continues its efforts around the 4 E’s Model, it will rely even more on the expertise and experience of its valued board members. In order to meet the needs of our ever-expanding community and to excel in our various programmatic endeavors, we are pleased to announce the addition of two new board members: […] Read More
  • TAYP Welcomes Tunisia Chapter President Houssem Aoudi

    TAYP is pleased to announce that Houssem Aoudi will serve as the Tunisia Chapter President and as a Vice President within the executive team. Over the next year, TAYP looks to implement new programming around the 4 E’s model: Education, Entrepreneurship, Exchanges, and Export, and Houssem’s experience in media and business will help ensure the […] Read More
  • Meet an Executive Team Member: An Interview with Ikbel Achour

    TAYP is pleased to work with a newly expanded Executive Team who will manage a variety of organizational objectives and help to support the implementation of TAYP’s strategic vision for 2015. I had the opportunity to speak with Ikbel Achour about her background, her goals for the coming year, and the role she envisions for […] Read More
  • Introducing TAYP’s Expanded Executive Team

    As TAYP continues to grow and develop its unique programming and set goals for the coming year, it is critical to create a team to support the ongoing impact of TAYP on the Tunisian entrepreneurial ecosystem. TAYP is pleased to introduce three key figures, Ikbel Achour, Mahmoud Hachicha, and Courtney Joline, who will provide their […] Read More
  • Hear from a Board Member: An Interview with William Taylor

    An organization is only as strong as its members and supporters, and TAYP is proud to have a board of directors with a wide range of professional experience and expertise. I had the opportunity to speak with William Taylor, the current acting president at the United States Institute of Peace, and discuss the US- Tunisian […] Read More
  • TAYP Board Meeting and Awards Reception

    TAYP Board members convened on June 19, 2014 at American University in Washington DC to discuss the organization’s progress in implementing its 2014 objectives, and brainstorm additional actions that can be undertaken to strengthen US-Tunisia economic cooperation and exchanges. Key outcomes of the meeting were as follows (1) Build partnerships with several identified organizations that increase exchanges of private sector, politicians, […] Read More
  • TAYP 2013 Summer Annual Reception

    Thanks to the passion and energy of many of its members, TAYP has come a long way as a fledgling organization. We continue to connect members of the exceptional Tunisian diaspora in North America and we have been hard to work channeling the energy and resourcefulness of our chapter in Tunisia. A number of join […] Read More