Welcome to East-West:

The Art of Dialogue

An initiative to enhance critical understanding and cooperation amongst young emerging leaders in the Arab World and the West through a global exchange project.

Gustav Bauernfeind - A Street Scene, Damascus

Gabr Fellowship

The Shafik Gabr Fellowship is now taking applications for the 2015 Program.

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Latest News & Media Coverage

Information Statement 8
Thursday 9th October, 2014.

The Shafik Gabr Foundation announces the launch of its third annual Gabr Fellowship.

The Flame
Thursday 25th September, 2014.

An article by Roberto C. Hernandez on Gabr Fellow Jeremiah Bowden.

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The East-West Initiative

The initiative allows young emerging leaders to participate in exchange programs between the Middle East, Europe and the United States.

The initiative was launched in London, Washington and New York.

It has been set up by the Shafik Gabr Foundation, and inspired by the Orientalist traveler painters.

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