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Video conference call with Sam Bahour

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April 3, 2013
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On April 3rd, 2013 Encounter will be hosting a special video confer­ence call with Sam Bahour, American-born Palestinian entre­pre­neur and busi­ness consul­tant, streaming directly from Ramallah. 

This call, hosted by Encounter Board member Steve Jacobson, offers Encounter alumni the oppor­tu­nity to continue the conver­sa­tions they started on their Encounter trips and to reach across divides using online technology. 

Sam is a Palestinian-American busi­nessman and activist based in Al-Bireh/Ramallah. He is Managing Partner of Applied Information Management (www​.aim​.ps), a manage­ment consulting firm. Sam was instru­mental in the estab­lish­ment of two publicly listed (www​.pex​.ps) start-ups, PALTEL and the Plaza Shopping Center. Sam has served as a Board of Trustees member at Birzeit University and was the University’s trea­surer. He is a director of the Arab Islamic Bank and one of the founders of the Dalia Association, a commu­nity foun­da­tion. Sam writes frequently on Palestinian affairs and has been widely published; he blogs at www​.epales​tine​.com. Sam is co-editor of HOMELAND: Oral History of Palestine and Palestinians.

A regular speaker on Encounter’s tours of Palestinian commu­ni­ties in the West Bank, Sam offers both an impor­tant perspec­tive as well as new ideas about how to move forward constructively.

This event is for Encounter alumni only. RSVP required.

For more infor­ma­tion or to RSVP, email heidi@​encounterprograms.​org.

Encounter neither contests nor endorses the views presented by speakers in this series.

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