Five common myths about youth employability in MEA

Sixty percent of the population in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) is under the age of 25, and of these young people, one in four is unemployed. Part of the reason for this is a lack of necessary technical skills for the 21st century workplace. But beyond that, there are a few common myths…

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Bridging the gender gap and empowering women in ICT

By Leila Serhan, Regional General Manager at Microsoft “The fastest way to change society is to mobilize the women of the world", said Charles Malik, Lebanese philosopher and diplomat. He was talking about the importance of gender equality, which is something Microsoft takes very seriously, especially in the Middle East where the gender gap can…

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Microsoft and UNDP put the lights on youth in Egypt with local employability initiative to create future business leaders

Posted by the Editorial Team “My dream was to help other youth find their path,” says Ashraf Abou Zeid, Masr Ta3mal (Masr Works) trainer in Aswan Youth Center. And this is exactly what he has done. Ashraf, like hundreds of youth, was recruited by the Ministry of Youth, trained by Microsoft Egypt on the Career…

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