#tech4cause event

About the Seminar

Tahaki is pleased to invite you to its seminar about using technology in optimizing operational efficiency for non-profit organizations to be held on Thursday, May 11th, 2017 at Crowne Plaza Hotel, in Hamra-Beirut.

The event will gather Lebanese organizations and experts to share and discuss their experience and challenges in using technology for efficient operations and programs management, analyzing and setting policies and in increasing transparency with donors.

Agenda / Sessions

Latest trends in tech for NGOs

UNESCO | George Awad | 9:40 – 10:00

Mapping the Social Entrepreneurship Ecosystem

DOT Lebanon | Marianne Bitar | 10:00 – 10:20

Operational Efficiency in Community Development Work

Ruwwad Al Tanmeya | Sarah Al Sharif | 10:20 – 10:40

Enabling Growth in Microfinance Using Technology

Ibdaa Microfinance | Bachar Kouwatly | 10:40 – 11:10

Optimize your Operational Efficiency. Save Time, Money, and Effort

Tahaki Team | 11:30 – 12:00

Mapping for good: Real local Stories

Panel Discussion: Civil Society Organizations
Networking and Field Cooperation – Challenges and Solutions.

Institute of Palestine Studies | Salma El Yassir
DIAKONIA | Rodolph Gebrael
NGO’s platform of Saida(tajamoh) | Majid Hamatto
COSV | Eva Zeidan
Lorenzo Trombetta
12:30 – 13:30


Our speakers represent many  organizations in the non-profit space and will bring their own experience to share with other organizations and individuals to help overcome internal and external barriers.

Speakers are being added all the time, but those so far confirmed at this year’s seminar include:

George Awad
Communication & information Officer at UNESCO

Marianne Bitar Karam
MENA Regional Lead at Digital Opportunity Trust

Sarah Al Charif
Lebanon Director at Ruwwad Al Tanmeya

Bachar Kouwatly
General Manager at Ibdaa Lebanon

Executive Director at MEPI – LAA

Salma El Yassir
Director General at Institute of Palestine Studies

Rodolph Gebrael
Lebanon Country Manager at DIAKONIA

Majid Hamatto
President of NGO’s platform of Saida (tajamoh)

Eva Zeidan
Networking Manager in Syria at COSV | Coordinamento delle Organizzazioni per il Servizio Volontario

Lorenzo Trombetta
Beirut-based scholar and analyst specialized on contemporary Syria. Consultant for UN and various INGOs.

Paul Abi Rached
Founder of T.E.R.R.E.Liban / president of Lebanon Eco Movement


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