Get an inside look at Anera's work — in the past, we have aired these webinars as exclusive benefits for different groups of donors: the Anera Leadership Circle, the Anera Visionaries, and the Anera Legacy Society. Join one of these groups of steadfast donors to receive access to live, exclusive updates on our programs and get a chance to ask questions of the participants.
Originally aired Thursday, March 18th, 2021
Anera’s PLUS+Code Tech Career Accelerator Program in Palestine
Anera’s career accelerator program: PLUS+Code (People Leveling Up Skills with Coding) in Palestine program gives young people the technical and durable skills they need to begin and accelerate successful careers. Our PLUS+Code initiative produces professional software engineers, giving PLUS learners the market-ready, adaptable coding skills and essential durable, non-technical skills demanded by the industry. Graduates are placed into well-paying tech industry jobs.
We're joined by PLUS program staff, graduates and employers of these graduates.
Originally aired Thursday, February 11th, 2021
Rebuilding Beirut: 6 Months Later
Six months since the devastating explosion in Beirut, Anera continues to work on response, rebuilding and recovery, amid the ongoing COVID and economic and political crises. Sean Carroll, Anera's president and CEO, is joined by Dima Zayat, Anera Lebanon’s deputy country director, and Christine Zahm, Anera’s youth program manager. They share firsthand accounts of living in Beirut through a pandemic, ongoing political instability and economic collapse — and how Anera is helping to rebuild and strengthen communities.
Originally aired December 17, 2020
Empowering Women in Gaza
Join fellow Visionary donors and Anera program staff in Gaza to learn about the ways Anera is working, despite the pandemic, to improve the economic situation of women in Gaza. Our local partner, the Cooperative Society for Savings and Lending, located in Beit Hanoun, focuses on women’s economic and social empowerment through skills-building activities and the formation of women’s cooperatives throughout Gaza.
In this webinar we will tour CSSL, meet the center’s director and some program participants, and talk with Anera program staff, Abeer Aqeel and Rania Elhilou, about Anera’s women’s empowerment programs in Gaza.
Originally aired Wednesday, October 7, 2020
Remembering the Forgotten: How Lebanon's Refugee and Other Vulnerable Communities are Coping in Increasingly Dire Circumstances
2020 has been a cascade of ever more severe crises in Lebanon — economic collapse, political paralysis, the refugee situation, COVID-19, and now the Beirut blast. Join our panel of voices from Lebanon to hear first-hand accounts about the deepening economic crisis, the aftermath of the explosion, and how vulnerable communities, particularly Palestinian and Syrian refugees, are coping and attempting to build a better future for themselves.