• 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
  • Tunisian Artisans at the international show NY-NOW

    Tunisian Artisans participated for the seventh time in the international gift show NY-NOW during the summer session (August 20-24, 2017). This show is one of the largest trade fairs in the US attracting over 30,000 visitors from 50 US states and more than 80 countries. The participations in NY-NOW have had the primary purpose to […] Read More
  • TAYP Hits Milestone with Buyers’ Trip to Tunis

    The TAYP Handicraft Export Initiative, sponsored by the US Department of State, is committed to a long-term sustainability strategy to increase Tunisian artisan access to the United States market. Part of the strategy includes creating access that extends in both directions; the artisan to the US market and the buyer to the vast Tunisian artisan […] Read More
  • TAYP Handicrafts Project Update

     In concordance with the Handicraft Export Project’s sustainability strategy, TAYP continues its collaboration with its partners ONA, CEPEX, US Embassy, Ministry of Commerce, Ministry of Tourism and Handicraft, and the Chamber of Commerce. Initially the project started with 8 artisans, and now currently serves 20 artisans representing over 10 handicraft product categories. The selected 20 […] Read More
  • TAYP Participates AT THE NY NOW SHOW

    As part of its ongoing handicrafts program, TAYP participated for the fourth time in the NYNOW show in August, one of the largest trade fairs in the US, attracting over 30,000 visitors from the US and more than 80 countries. NYNOW is an opportunity for TAYP’s artisans to gain entry into the US market and […] Read More
  • Tunisian American Young Professionals Help Shape New Tunisia

    Note: This article was originally published in the Arab Expatriate Exchange in the Summer 2015 Volume 13 edition, the International Organization for Migration’s (IOM) quarterly publication. The Tunisian American Young Professionals (TAYP) is a non-profit, non-political, professional organization that represents over 1,000 Tunisian-American professionals in the United States. TAYP’s creation was inspired by the January 2011 events, […] Read More
  • TAYP’s Tunisian Handicraft Export Program to the US

    The handicraft sector is critical to Tunisia’s economy, especially for women and youth living in the impoverished interior regions. For decades, the Tunisian government tried to export those handicrafts to Western countries. Exports to the United States, in particular, have consistently failed to meet expectations for one recurring reason. The consultants or organizations designing and […] Read More
  • Tunisian Handcraft Export Initiative – Update

    TAYP, working with a grant from US Embassy in Tunisia, is executing on a project to help expand exports of Tunisian handicrafts to the US market. We are offering selected Tunisian handicrafts vendors a very innovative market-driven approach that leverages technology, supply chain and fair trade to successfully market and sell Tunisian handicrafts. As part […] Read More
  • TAYP’s Handicraft Export Initiative: path to profitability and sustainability

    The inaugural participation of the selected artisans in Artisan Resource Gift Fair 2013 (ARGF) in New York City caught the attention of several buyers who placed repeated orders.  The TAYP team and its partners were convinced that Tunisian handicrafts had great potential to compete in the US market. In January 2014, Office National de l’Artisanat […] Read More