What are the program objectives?
The objectives of the Ibrahim Leadership and Dialogue Project in the Middle East are to:
- Provide an opportunity for high-achieving U.S. university students with strong leadership potential to gain first-hand experience in the Middle East;
- Facilitate engagement with organizations and leaders in the Middle East working to overcome religious, cultural, ethnic, and political prejudice and hostility in the region;
- Inspire respectful dialogue as a tool for building mutual understanding between people of different faiths and backgrounds; and
- Foster a deeper understanding of the countries and cultures of the Middle East through dialogue and personal interaction.
The program is now managed by Queens College