Achieving Political Stability in the Middle East: A Palestinian View

Sabri Saidam, Ph.D., Advisor to the Palestinian President on Telecommunications, Information Technology and Technical Education; Deputy Secretary, Fateh Council

Nafez Husseini, Vice President, ICT & Digital Business, Consolidated Contractors Company

Zahi W. Khouri, Founder, Chairman and CEO, Palestinian National Beverage Company

Ammar Aker, CEO, Palestine Telecom Group

Jonathan Curiel, Journalist; Author, Al'America: Travel Through America's Arab and Islamic Roots - Moderator 

How do entrepreneurship, innovation and a sustainable private sector thrive in a stateless nation largely defined by conflict? Can they provide a stable solution to a perpetually unstable region? As Palestine continues to strive for full statehood, there are strong signs of growth in economic development throughout the region; change-makers in the private sector, entrepreneurs, innovators and philanthropists are all playing major roles in this unprecedented evolution. Join us as prominent development leaders share their experiences, perspectives and visions for the promising yet uncertain future of their troubled region.

Location: SF Club Office
Time: 5:30 p.m. check-in, 6 p.m. program
Cost: $20 non-members, MEMBERS FREE, $7 students (with valid ID)
Also know: In association with the Middle East Member-Led Forum

September 30, 2013