Sunday, January 17, 2016

4 Lebanese women in the top 10 most powerful women in the world

Including a human rights lawyer, an electrical engineer, an industry captain and a fashion designer.

Amal Clooney (Rank #2) - Human rights lawyer

Nayla Hayek (Rank #4) - Chair, Swatch

Reem Acra (Rank #7) - Fashion designer

Ayah Bdeir (Rank #9) - Founder, littleBits, 
co-founder of open source hardware summit:

Wednesday, January 6, 2016

Lebanon more than a tourist destination

The Investment Development Authority of Lebanon (IDAL) shook up the inertia in the State institutions since the Government resigned in March by participating in an international forum for outsourcing.

if companies outsource to Lebanon, it's certainly not simply because it's cheaper:
"Lebanon ranks tenth worldwide in its higher education and 4th worldwide in its math and science education", according to this article on why foreign companies outsource to Lebanon.