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How to add a flag to your Facebook profile picture?

للقراءة باللغة العربية If you’ve been active on social media in the past four days, you probably know about the tragedies that have struck all over the world in the last week. You’ve likely also noticed that people are showing their support and solidarity by overlaying a flag on their Facebook profile pictures. This feature […]

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A map shows the home countries of the 36 participants in the beta test.

An Update on NetHawwal: Beta Test Results & Next Steps

Recently, SMEX hosted the first beta course on our new online learning platform NetHawwal. We enrolled 36 participants from 14 Arab countries in the eight-week course, and as we prepared to launch we experienced what all entrepreneurs must feel at some point: We were thrilled to finally see this product of thousands of hours of […]

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Workshop: Quieting the Lizard Brain

We love the name of this workshop, being fascinated by the amygdala—that part of the brain that dictates our emotional responses to the things we see and hear—and daunted by the fear and self-doubt it can generate. Realizing that “creative minds were searching for answers to overwhelming obstacles, limitless questions, and creative blocks,” the good […]

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Transmedia Storytelling in Beirut: Apply by March 1

UK Cross Media Workshop in Beirut The British Council and Beirut Creative Cluster, in partnership with Skillset Media Academy Wales, are running their first cross media workshop in Lebanon. Cross media, also known as multiplatform or transmedia storytelling, is a media property, service, story or experience distributed across media platforms using a variety of media forms […]

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