The Human Faces of the Beirut Explosion

Yesterday, the talk was about the cause of the Beirut fire and explosion with comments made about if it was deliberate or an accident, or indeed an attack. Video images were streamed with observations to support all these positions and heated debates were held in different forums.  Today, it is different for many of us … Continue reading The Human Faces of the Beirut Explosion

The Human and Economic Cost of the Explosion in Beirut Lebanon on 4th of August 2020

The fire at the Notre Dame Cathedral, which fortunately saw no major casualties led to over $1.1 billion dollars being donated by the global community - will Lebanon be overlooked now at this moment of devastation or will the global community rise to the occasion as we must do whenever such a tragedy occurs?

Benefits of the Bank of Beirut internship program to the broader host community in Lebanon

This blog is part of a series sharing lessons and stories from Western Sydney University’s first enterprise internship program in Lebanon. This was an initiative between the Bank of Beirut (BoB), Western Sydney University (WSU) and the World Patriarchal Maronite Foundation for Integral Development (WPMF).  This is the fourth blog in the series about the … Continue reading Benefits of the Bank of Beirut internship program to the broader host community in Lebanon

Understanding the range of benefits experienced by industry participants in the Bank of Beirut internship program in Lebanon

This blog is part of a series sharing lessons and stories from Western Sydney University’s first enterprise internship program in Lebanon. This was an initiative between the Bank of Beirut (BoB), Western Sydney University (WSU) and the World Patriarchal Maronite Foundation for Integral Development (WPMF).  This is the third blog in the series about the … Continue reading Understanding the range of benefits experienced by industry participants in the Bank of Beirut internship program in Lebanon

Understanding the range of benefits experienced by students participating in the Bank of Beirut internship program in Lebanon

This blog is part of a series sharing lessons and stories from Western Sydney University’s first enterprise internship program in Lebanon. This was an initiative between the Bank of Beirut (BoB), Western Sydney University (WSU) and the World Patriarchal Maronite Foundation for Integral Development (WPMF). This is the second blog in the series about the … Continue reading Understanding the range of benefits experienced by students participating in the Bank of Beirut internship program in Lebanon

Small steps and giant leaps in Lebanon: Challenges and rewards of WSU’s first international enterprise internship program in the Middle East region

This blog is part of a series sharing lessons and stories from Western Sydney University’s first enterprise internship program in Lebanon. This was an initiative between the Bank of Beirut (BoB), Western Sydney University (WSU) and the World Patriarchal Maronite Foundation for Integral Development (WPMF). The Bank of Beirut (BoB) internship provided Australian university students … Continue reading Small steps and giant leaps in Lebanon: Challenges and rewards of WSU’s first international enterprise internship program in the Middle East region