Advantage Capital has been providing the financial services necessary for the revitalization of lower income communities and the growth of small businesses for 26 years. Their role in the emerging leaders of the country in community finance was celebrated at the Community Finance Challenge at MIT or the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Reverend Jackie Kirby is not just another religious leader. She is also an innovator. The 51-year old Episcopalian minister, just appointed as the top religious leader at St. George’s School, is the first female ever to hold that position. It
The US and UAE are working together to counter violent extremism (http://www.uaeusaunited.com/story/stopping-extremism/).
The immediate efficacy discussions by the experienced and knowledgeable advisory committee will be multi-faceted. These diverse leaders will talk about the immediate damage and how to keep the Island open and operating for everyone. In addition to the Governor and Senator Graham, the 18-member V.I. Hurricane and Resiliency Advisory Group consists of Beverly Nichlson-Doty, Dr. Jerome M. Adams, Vivek Daswani, Anthony Hurley, Elizabeth Armstrong, Valdamier Collens, Judith Enck, Andrew Farkas, Eugene Farrell, Sen. Novelle E. Francis, Jr., Daryl Griffith, Hans Lawaetz, John McInnis III, Basil Ottley, Geri Purvis, Marjorie Roberts, and Harriet Tregoning.
On Tuesday October 17th, FEMA held an event in conjunction with a government supply contractor based out of Virginia Beach called A.D,S. ADS helped provide equipment; in particular very specialized helmets and other tactical gear for those in attendance. They then assisted in some of the training exercises so that volunteers and first-responders could properly use the equipment and act efficiently.
New York University’s Abu Dhabi (NYUAD) campus has created a wonderful experience and massive opportunities for its student. The college attracts excellent talent from all over the world and instills the American education style in the Middle East.
Theatre, Dance, and Media concentration is a small department from only 21 students in Harvard, housed in Farkas Hall, named for noted alum and donor Andrew Farkas. A lower amount of people allows for a personal touch and attention. The individual attention the department gets is good for the motivation of students one of them noted. Julia E. Belanoff is 18, and she attended National Theatre Institute.
Many of the organizations dedicated to helping the families forced to run from their homes in the Middle East are located in Washington D.C. and Virginia. This includes the American Near East Refugee, the Northern Virginia Refugee Fund, Hamdy Radwan, and the AMAR Foundation. Many of the families in the Middle East have reached unacceptable levels of desperation. Their children need to have a schools where they can receive educations and they are suffering from severe psychological impact caused by the disruption and conflict. These families deserve to be treated with the decency and care they deserve.
IRUSA has projects that have helped citizens in Afghanistan to access essential services including clean water and sanitation. Also, through their programmes that run in various districts in the country, the organisation has helped children gain access to education.
St George’s School in Middletown, RI has appointed their twelfth head of school as of December 9, 2016. Alixe Callen will be the first female head of school in the school’s expansive history. She is set to begin her tenure on July 1, 2017 and eagerly awaits its arrival. Her resume is extensive and includes: Head of Upper School at Lakeside School (Seattle, WA), Principal of Acton-Boxborough High School (Boston, MA) and Assistant Principal of Weedham High School. She also holds a bachelor’s degree from Brown and her master’s degree from Harvard.