Jobs for Lebanese - Free Online Discussion with Experts

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Wednesday, September 2, 2020


6:30 pm


8:00 pm

Beirut/Lebanon Time

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Jobs for Lebanese - Online Free Discussion with Experts Free Online Session by I Have Learned Academy Part of the Free Online Series Program: "Toolkit for Life in crisis times & after Covid-19"

During this difficult time that Lebanon is passing through, helping and connecting Lebanese to Job Opportunities is Crucial.
During this session, we will be discussing with experts in the field on all Job Opportunities, initiatives and possibilities for Lebanese in Lebanon and abroad.

We will be hosting 6 speakers:

Speaker 1
Dr Ned Fawaz
Co-founder and Chairman of

Dr Ned is the co-founder and chairman of and also the Founder and President of Lebanese International Business Council. He is the CEO of Energy International, Founder of PowerOne Corporation and Founder and First Chairman of the American Arab Chamber of Commerce.

About the Platform;
Founded in 2006, Hirelebanese has 23000 employers and 450000 job seekers. Over the years HireLebanese helped around 100,000 Lebanese find job opportunities. Since the economic crisis Hirelebanese has called on it's registered employers (23000) to further promote hiring of Lebanese in and outside Lebanon.A. Outsourcing IT and Tutoring to Lebanon (simple IT projects like building websites; Language tutoring includes Arabic, French and English) B. Jobs outside Lebanon: All categories with a special focus on Education (teachers), Pharmaceutical, Health Care, Engineering, Sales among others (based on the latest layoffs in the country)

Speaker 2
Neal El-Jor Taouk - Co-Founder & Executive Director of

Neal is the Executive Director of Jobs For Lebanon, and is leading the growth efforts of this movement. Having spent 2 years at Facebook, Neal understands the power of communities and is honored to be putting her marketing communications strategy skills to good use. Neal is a strong advocate of social impact, has a Masters in International Marketing and a decade of work experience in project management, and is based in San Francisco.

About the Platform:
Jobs For Lebanon is a solely economic initiative that aims at reviving the Lebanese economy. This initiative call onto the millions from the Lebanese Diaspora to offer job opportunities to qualified local talent back home. By signing up to the platform, hirers are able to post job openings, and job seekers in Lebanon can apply to them. As a result, thousands of new jobs are created by expats, for lebanese locals.

Speaker 3
Reine Farhat is the Communications Specialist at LebNet

Reine has been working in the media, creative and communications field for 10 years and has been focusing for the past year on highlighting the success stories of Lebanese abroad and finding the best ways to reach LebNet's members in the US and Canada, keep them involved in LebNet's programs and facilitate giving back to Lebanon.

About the Platform:
LebNet is a North America based non-profit organization launched in 1999 in Silicon Valley, California. It is dedicated to enable Tech Entrepreneurs and Professionals of Lebanese descent to succeed on a global stage through education and knowledge sharing with a focus on Women's role in tech leadership. LebNet has communities spread across the US and Canada and offers internship, mentorship and acceleration programs.

Speaker 4:
Ramy Labaky is the Regional Director of

Ramy brings 16+ years of experience in sales, recruitment and management from his role as Regional Manager at Prior to that, he actively contributed to the launch of a Lebanese industrial startup, Biodiesel Lebanon, where he acted as their Operations Manager. In the past 3 years, Ramy has mentored over 11 startups in the region helping them in their sales, recruitment and distribution strategies.

About the Platform:, is the Number One Job Site in the Middle East with a database of more than +38 Million CVs, 450,000 unique visitors and around 15,600 new CVs sent to our end on a daily basis. With about 40,000 Employers using our services to find relevant candidates in a short, easy and cost-effective way, Bayt is proving to be an indispensable resource for job hunters and employers alike.

Speaker 5
Dania Bdeir is the Founder of Daleel Mawaheb

Dania Bdeir is a Lebanese writer/director based between NYC and Dubai. She holds a BFA in Graphic Design from the American University of Beirut and an MFA in Film from Tisch, NYU.

About the Platform:
Founded by Dania Bdeir and Elena Habre in partnership with Daleel Thawra, Daleel Mawaheb is a free app that matches people's skill sets with initiatives looking for volunteers or employees.

Speaker 6:
Loulou El-Khazen Baz - experienced in Freelancing

Loulou is an Entrepreneur, Angel Investor, Podcast Host
In 2012, Loulou founded, the MENA region’s first and largest online freelance marketplace connecting businesses with over 100 thousand freelancers, Nabbesh was acquired by in 2020. In 2018 Baz founded Kickstart Ventures, a network of angel investors looking to invest in global early stage startups. In 2020 Baz launched Conversations with Loulou, a series of candid chats with entrepreneurs and business leaders which became the #1 podcast in the business and management categories in key MENA markets. Baz is also a mentor with regional startup accelerators and universities, a speaker on freelance and employment trends at local and reginal conferences. Loulou is Lebanese, holds a BA from Bournemouth University, has completed CFA Level 1 and attended an Entrepreneurship program at The Harvard Kennedy School.

About the Platform:
Nabbesh, the largest platform for skilled freelancers in MENA. Founded in 2012, Nabbesh set out to build an ecosystem of services that enable and accelerate the freelance economy in MENA. The vision is to build a meritocracy where any skilled person -anywhere- with a connected device can gain direct and daily access to jobs. Since 2012, Nabbesh has grown to be the home of 110k freelancers from the region offering over 900 skills. Over 20k opportunities were since listed on the platform.

Randa Farah is the founder of I Have Learned Academy &
as well as a University Instructor at USJ
Randa has an extensive track record in HR Management and Recruitment across multinationals in various industries. Her practical expertise is supported by her degrees in HR Management, Organizational Psychology & Business Advertising and Marketing. Her specialization is Happiness at Work, Stress and Wellness.
In addition to being a corporate trainer, Randa has been an instructor at USJ for over 10 years in HR Management & Organizational Psychology Courses for Master students.
Randa is an international speaker, sharing her passion for HR, Happiness at Work & Soft Skills at conferences & trainings across Europe, The Gulf and the Middle East.

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This session is online and Free of Charge!
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Donations are optional and encouraged, distributed to families in need.

Booking ahead is a must, places are limited.

This session is organized by I Have Learned Academy, part of a program named: Toolkit for life in crisis times & after COVID-19.
This program is done by I Have Learned Academy in collaboration with the US Embassy in Beirut.

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