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Event Recap

Jun 14, 2022

Promoting more women in leadership is “a business imperative” and key to unlocking economic prosperity, say top executives

By Allison Holle

On June 7, the Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative held a workshop on "Balance of power: Promoting more women in leadership."

Economy & Business Entrepreneurship

Report

Jun 1, 2022

Do countries need freedom to achieve prosperity?

By Dan Negrea, Joseph Lemoine, Matthew Kroenig, Joel Kesselbrenner

The Freedom Index and Prosperity Index are two separate indexes that rank one hundred and seventy-four countries around the world according to their levels of freedom and prosperity.

Civil Society Corruption

In the News

Apr 6, 2022

Ahmad joins 966 to discuss Saudi Arabia’s rapidly growing startup ecosystem

By Atlantic Council

Economy & Business Entrepreneurship
Indian migrants detained at US-Mexico border

Engagement Reframed

Mar 8, 2022

Engagement Reframed #4: Securing America’s demographic and economic future

By Mathew Burrows

What is the opportunity? Throughout US history, many American entrepreneurial heroes have been immigrants or the children of immigrants—from Alexander Graham Bell and Andrew Carnegie, both born in Scotland, to Intel’s Andy Grove and Google’s Sergey Brin, originally from Hungary and Russia, respectively. Indian immigrants comprise only about 1 percent of the US population but […]

Americas Entrepreneurship

In the News

Feb 8, 2022

The National covered empowerME’s entrepreneur tracker launch

By Atlantic Council

Entrepreneurship Middle East

In the News

Feb 7, 2022

Al Monitor covered empowerME’s entrepreneur tracker launch

By Atlantic Council

Entrepreneurship Middle East

Press Release

Feb 7, 2022

Atlantic Council releases Middle East Entrepreneurship Program Tracker

State-of-the-art tool reveals concerted action and investment from regional governments to nurture innovation in six entrepreneurship ecosystems

Entrepreneurship Middle East

In the News

Feb 1, 2022

Rodriguez in Dark Reading on cybersecurity

By Atlantic Council

Forward Defense senior advisor Stephen Rodriguez discusses the need for companies to actively respond to cyberattacks.

Cybersecurity Defense Industry

Event Recap

Oct 18, 2021

New opportunities for MENA women to plug into global commerce

By Stefanie H. Ali

Atlantic Council’s empowerME Initiative held a workshop on “Women in the global supply chain: The importance of increasing women's access.”

Economy & Business Entrepreneurship

empowerME Conversations

Oct 12, 2021

The path to 25 healthcare breakthroughs by 2025

By Atlantic Council

In Season 2, Episode 3 of empowerME Conversations podcast, host and Atlantic Council empowerME Director Amjad Ahmad speaks with Pfizer Regional President for Africa and Middle East Patrick van der Loo about the COVID vaccine rollout in the region, prospects for machine learning and AI to revolutionize healthcare, policies that will promote innovation, and ways companies can nurture women leaders in the workplace.

Economy & Business Entrepreneurship

Experts