• TAYP retreat 2023: Bringing the community together and growing together

    BOSTON, MA – The Tunisian-American Young Professionals (TAYP) is organizing the second annual retreat on May 13th and 14th at the Wylie Center & Tupper Manor in Boston. This event will bring together accomplished professionals from various sectors to support each other and share their experiences. The program will include several workshops related to finance, […] Read More
  • Achievements of the DRIVE Project

    After two years of support to Chambers of Commerce and SMEs in Tunisia, the DRIVE Project is now in its final phase.  Implemented by TAYP and funded by the Near East Affairs and Assistance Coordination Bureau, the project aims to support regional Tunisian Chambers of Commerce in developing the competitiveness of their companies and regions, […] Read More
  • Supporting Job Creation for Young Tunisians in Marginalized Communities

    In November 2017, TAYP was awarded a sub-grant by the Education for Employment foundation (EFE) to support the implementation of a U.S. Department of State-sponsored project that addresses youth unemployment and local development through a combination of job training and placement, entrepreneurship, and capacity building interventions.  The project aims to reach 1,364 beneficiaries aged 18-29 […] 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
  • Towards The Learning Generation @UN NY

    “We can be the first generation in history where every child goes to school, and every boy and girl enjoys a quality education,” said former UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown who heads the International Commission on Financing Global Education Opportunity. The commission presented its Learning Generation report and agenda for action to the Education Commission Co-conveners […] Read More
  • TAYP & ACYPL Partner up for a Unique Exchange Program for Closer Tunisian-American Ties

    Between May 21st and May 26th 2016, 6 Americans had the opportunity to visit Tunisia. They met with artisans, entrepreneurs, ministers and political leaders. The group of six, made up of Ben Stratman from Texas, Jill Bader from Washington DC, Michael Inganamort from New Jersey, Suzanne Swink from Washington DC, Jacob Candelaria from New Mexico […] Read More
  • Women in STEM in Tunisia and the US: Interplay between professional opportunities and cultural legacy

      Tunisia is considered one of the most progressive countries in the Middle East and North Africa when it comes to women’s rights and gender issues, thanks first to Tahar Haddad, and later to Habib Bourguiba, the first president of Tunisia. Growing up in Tunisia, my parents, my male and female professors and mentors always […] Read More
  • Universities Deans meeting at Harvard

    The US Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law department organized a study tour on technology transfer an innovation based entrepreneurship. The delegation was composed of Tunisian and Algerian public universities Deans. On March 3rd, the delegation visited Harvard University and various start-up incubators. A roundtable was organized at the Harvard Kennedy School of Government with the […] Read More
  • TAYP IREX joint Event: “Be the Change meet & greet”

    As part of TAYP commitment to one of its 4 Es projects, Education, TAYP has organized a networking event on March 3rd at a START UP HAUS Tunis in partnership with IREX, a US-based nonprofit organization committed to international education in academic research, professional training and technical assistance. With the goal to provide professional growth […] Read More
  • The Doctoral Day: An Opportunity to Empower Tunisian Researchers

    In November 10, 2015, The Tunisian American Young Professionals organization (TAYP), the Information Resource Center (IRC) and the Tunisian Association of Young Researchers (TAYR) together organized their first Doctoral Day on October 28, 2015 at the IRC at the US Embassy of Tunis. The Doctoral Day was the first session of a series of doctoral days […] Read More
  • The Tunisian American Young Leaders Initiative

    By Hamouda Chekir At the last annual TAYP gathering in Tunis, Mohamed Malouche gave a presentation on the future areas of development for TAYP, in which he put a strong focus on initiatives aiming at strengthening partnerships between Tunisia and the United States. Building on this guideline, a group of TAYP members under the leadership […] Read More
  • Afkar – Thought Leaders Forum

    As Tunisia navigates the transition from dictatorship to democracy, leaders of all backgrounds have come forward to demand and implement change. Too often, however, change has failed to take permanent root due to a breakdown at the macro level: from broken systems, corrupt practices, out-of-date policies, etc…. These structural problems can frustrate even the most […] Read More