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Trust receives repeat grant from OSF

New York City, 31 August 2018– The Foundation to Promote Open Society (FPOS) has awarded the Alexandria Trust for the second time a grant to expand awareness and knowledge, and catalyze action to improve educational access and quality in the Middle East and North Africa.

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Alexandria Trust receives grant from the Arab Fund

London, 18 April 2018 – The Alexandria Trust has received a $100,000 grant from the Arab Fund for Economic and Social Development to be used to cover a portion of the costs of upgrading Al-Fanar Media’s scholarship resource.

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Emma Playfair bids farewell to Trust

London, 2 March 2018 – Long-serving Trustee Emma Playfair has bid farewell to the Alexandria Trust.

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Incubation of Jamiya Project comes to an end

London, 4 July 2017– Jamiya is now separated from the Trust and is registered as an independent charitable organisation in the UK, and looking to expand its work to support imaginative education solutions for refugees.

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PWC’s Keith Lawson named Trust’s interim treasurer

London, 2 March 2018– Keith Lawson of PWC has agreed to take on the role of interim treasurer for the Alexandria Trust.

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Trust welcomes new board member: Alia Moubayed

London, 24 November 2017– Alia Moubayed is the most recent addition to the Alexandria Trust's Board of Trustees.

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Frances Guy named new Chair of Board of Trustees

London, 14 October 2016 – Frances Guy has been named new Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Alexandria Trust.

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Trust helps raise awareness about plight of Syrian refugees in Lebanon

London, 1 October 2017– The Alexandria Trust, through Al-Fanar Media, and with support from the British Council, brought three Lebanese professionals who work with Syrian refugees to the UK to speak at several universities to help raise awareness about the situation of Syrians in Lebanon...

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The Alexandria Trust mourns the loss of Khalil Mahshi

London, 6 January 2017 – With a heavy and sad heart, the Alexandria Trust announces the passing of Khalil Mahshi, a former Trustee and a true inspiration to many in the education field. The Alexandria Trust extends its most sincere condolences to his family.

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Former AUB President joins board of Alexandria Trust

London, 27 July 2016– John Waterbury has joined the Board of Trustees of the Alexandria Trust.

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