The President of Beirut Arab University Prof. Amr Galal El Adawi attended the Annual Summit of the Higher Education of Capacity Development (HECD) program, funded by the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and implemented by the Education Development Center (EDC), that was held on 20 January 2022 bringing together ten Lebanese partner universities and one U.S. based university.
The event welcomed the presence of the U.S. Embassy Chargé d’Affaires Richard Michaels, USAID/Lebanon’s Mission Director Eileen Devitt, and university representatives. The summit was an opportunity to highlight the impact of HECD’s institutional capacity development program focused on job readiness skills, career center enhancements, university-employer engagement, work-based learning, entrepreneurship and design thinking.
The summit featured panel discussions with local and international experts from EDC and Florida State University, university instructors, students and career center experts. The event concluded with the presentation of certificates of appreciation to the universities. The President Prof. Amr Galal El Adawi, received the honorary certificate for the BAU‘s active role in the project.