Archive | Madeleine White

Mobile Miracles - Educational Vision

Madeleine White is a capacity building specialist and Editor-in-Chief of nina-iraq.com In the last few weeks Nina has run three major interviews. We have spoken to Iraqi civil society leader and global Vital Voices winner Suaad Allami, women’s rights activist and MP Mayson Damaluji as well as Kurdish politician and business leader Parwen Babaker. All […]

Suaad Allami, a Vital Voice of Leadership for Iraq

By Madeleine White, Managing Editor of NINA. Suaad Allami, a Vital Voice of Leadership for Iraq and an Inspiration for Women Everywhere It is interesting when you interview people. Sometimes you get to meet them physically, sometimes you get to speak by skype or by phone, other times answers are returned by Email. Each interview leaves […]

Nina-iraq.com, nation building for Iraqi women launches this week

Nina-iraq.com is new magazine and webportal for Iraqi Women everywhere. In a launch that has coincided with the Iraqi elections, Nina is a sign of hope and strength that allows the international 5 million diaspora to connect back to support women’s economic empowerment in country. Free educational links, business building courses and mentoring support are […]

Generation Global - Empowering Young Learners

By Madeleine White, capacity building and communications specialist. Generation Global - empowering young  learners to become adult nation builders It’s that time of year again.  GESS, and the Global Educational Forum are starting tomorrow in Dubai. Leaders from the world of education, government, private sector and technology will be sharing perspectives and getting insight into some […]

IBN at the Heart of Women’s Economic Empowerment

By Madeleine White, capacity building and communications specialist. Nina: The Heart of Enterprise, the Spirit of Iraq - the IBN at the Heart of a Ground-Breaking Women’s Economic Empowerment Project It is fitting that the first official announcement about Nina is made in the pages of the Iraq Business News. Designed to encourage capacity building and […]

Changing World, New Relationships - the World Islamic Economic Forum

By Madeleine White, capacity building and communications specialist. Changing World, New Relationships - a Message from the World Islamic Economic Forum in London I am at the opening session of the 9th World Islamic Economic Forum in the Excel conference centre London. Before me are 16 world leaders - from HM King Abdullah II of Jordan, to […]

Driving Risk, Reaping Rewards: G8 Investment Conference

By Madeleine White, capacity building and communications specialist. Driving Risk, Reaping Rewards: Perspectives from the G8 Deauville Partnership Investment Conference It’s nearly a year since I wrote my first blog. Having spent time at the World Bank in Washington and linking that to the great experiences I had had when I visited Kurdistan I felt compelled […]

Different Voices – Harnessing the Diaspora

By Madeleine White, educationalist, writer and Head of Strategic Partnerships, Whizz Education. Last month saw the US Ambassador Fund offering grants from $200k to £2 million in order to find “creative and effective approaches to promote reconciliation and stability in Iraq and to improve the institutional capacity”. Other events include next month’s signing of a five year […]