US delegates who acted as hosts or mentors during the US immersion segment were selected to participated in Virtual Outbound Programs to Algeria, Egypt, Morocco, or Tunisia. While participating in the Virtual Outbound Programs, US Delegates co-led training seminars with a ProFellow, gained first-hand knowledge of the participating country and its culture and provided one-on-one mentoring support to their Professional Fellow. Fellows assisted in the planning and development of the virtual program including working with US Delegates to develop professional development workshops and creating cultural presentations for the participating US Delegates.
12 US-Based Mentors joined the Virtual Outbound Program
US-Based Mentors joined ProFellows from 5 different countries including Algeria, Egypt, Lebanon, Morocco & Tunisia
Participants engaged in 40 hours of knowledge exchange including mentoring, professional webinars and cultural exchange
Professional Development Webinars
Innovative Public-Private Partnerships
with Cornelius Queen
Vice President, Egyptian American Enterprise Fund
The Whole Grant Cycle from Conception to Completion
with Pamela Weinberg
Grants Management Specialist, Department of Energy & Environment
with Win Sheffield
Senior Engagement Manager, Customer First Renewables
Strategic Roadmaps and Project Implimentation
with Arielle Berghammer-Ziegler
Senior Specialist for Scaling Impact through Innovation & Investment, Chemonics International
Storytelling for Grant Writing
with Liliana Cortez
Programs Director, Latinitas
Measuring the Impact of your Startup
with Alicia Sornson
Manager, Programs and Partnerships, Village Capital
How to Write a Resume
with Claire Dorn
Senior Employment Services Advisor, Upwardly Global
Drive Traffic to Your Site with Better Search Engine Optimization
with Sandy Kofler
Director of Digital Marketing, Packed with Purpose
Things you can Do today to Help an Artisan Business Succeed
with Lauren Barkume
Training Director, Aid to Artisans
Setting and Marketing Your Vision
with Riley Blanks
Founder and Creator, Woke Beauty
with Katrina Owens
Executive Director, DC Scores
Internalized Racial Oppression (IRO) in the Arab, Muslim and Middle Eastern Community: An International Conversation
with Banafsheh Madaninejad
Founder, Excutive Director, I-AMM (Interconnecting--Arabs, Muslims and Middle Easterners)
While participating in the Professional Fellows Program, each fellow developed a follow-on project. Follow-on projects fell under a wide array of impact areas including economic empowerment, cultural preservation, gender impact, refugee support and education. During the Virtual Outbound Programs, Fellows pitched their project plans to the participating US delegates, their fellow colleagues and PFP Alumni.
Explore the Egyptian Follow-on Projects!
The 3 Egyptian Fellows focused on Education, Economic Empowerment and Data Management. Click below to learn more!
Explore the Algerian Follow-on Projects!
The 3 fellows from Algeria focused on unique sectors including Women's Empowerment, Artisan Empowerment and Sustainability. Click below to learn more!
Explore the Tunisian Follow-On Projects!
The 9 fellows from Tunisia focused on a variety of sectors including Women's Empowerment, Education, Environment, Tourism and More! Click Below to Learn More!
Explore the Moroccan Follow-On Projects!
The 7 Fellows from Morocco focused on a variety of sectors including Entrepreneurship, Women's Empowerment, Artisan Empowerment and More! Click below to learn more