Unemployment in Lebanon & Potential Solutions - Free Online Panel

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Wednesday, November 23, 2022


6:30 pm


8:00 pm

Beirut/Lebanon Time

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Unemployment in Lebanon & Potential Solutions - Free Online Panel by I Have Learned Academy in Collaboration with the German Foundation: KAS -Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung Lebanon office Part of the Series: "Thoughts and Talks for a Better Lebanon"

Unemployment in Lebanon and potential solutions

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 the issues of unemployment in the field on all Job Opportunities, initiatives and possibilities for Lebanese in Lebanon and abroad.

We will be hosting 6 speakers:

Rabee Mougharbel - Hire Lebanese

Neal El-Jor Taouk - Jobs for Lebanon

Reine Farhat - LebNet

Julien Khourieh - HumanR

Antoine Keldany - Linked4HR

Raphael Nassar - ConnecTask

Moderated by Randa Farah - I Have Learned Academy

Speakers Bio

Speaker 1
Rabee Mougharbel
Co-founder of HireLebanese.com

Rabee Mougharbel is Co-Founder of Hirelebanese.com.

He held the post of Vice President for Business Development for the National- U.S. Arab Chamber of Commerce.  His focus is on building sustainable bridges and bilateral business and economic relations between the United States and the Middle East and North Africa.  

Mr. Mougharbel has 20 years of experience in business development and has demonstrated his expertise in nurturing public and private sector relations around the world, with an emphasis on corporate America and the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region.  

Mr. Mougharbel business experiences include e-commerce, government contracting, industrial manufacturing, human resources, information solutions, information technology and startups. 

Mr. Mougharbel holds a Master’s degree in International Commerce and Policy from the George Mason University School of Public Policy, and a Bachelor’s degree in Business Marketing, Decision Sciences & Management Information Systems from George Mason University. 

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 JobsForLebanon.com

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.

Neal holds a Master’s degree in International Mark

eting from Hult International Business School and an undergraduate degree in Psychology from the Lebanese American University. She is also a certified Master coach.

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:
Julien Khourieh - HumanR

Julien is the CEO at HumanR with ten years of experience in helping organizations build a team that supports their culture and goals. 

He has the ability to circulate the feeling of confidence among his workers. 

Specializing in recruiting executives profiles and specialists in the web & design sector as well.

Julien uses that experience to help organizations move forward and find the talents she needs. 

Speaker 5
Antoine Keldany - Linked4HR Partner

Antoine is the partner for the Middle East for Linked4HR.
Antoine has almost three decades of experience in leading teams and strategic business growth operations.
He has built and executed multiple business and operational expansion in various locations across the world.
He is committed to excellence, meeting customer expectations, and fostering relationships. His extensive management experience makes him a valuable addition to Linked4HR.
Antoine manages the operations in some parts of the Middle East Region. 

Speaker 6:
Raphael Nassar - ConnecTask

Industrial Engineer and entrepreneur, living between Middle East and London,

Co-founder of ConnecTask aiming to support the lebanese talents and freelancers getting exposed worldwide,

and using their skills and expertise to find endless project opportunities and earning extra money in Fresh USD.

Randa Farah is the founder of I Have Learned Academy & Lebtivity.com
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 & recently started teaching also at ALBA.
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.

Booking information

Tickets are free, but booking is a must!

Places are limited, book here: https://ihjoz.com/events/6392#checkout

This session will be online from the comfort of your home.

This session is part of the Free Online Series Program done by I Have Learned Academy in collaboration with KAS: "Thoughts & Talks for a Better Lebanon"

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