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.
The latest Shafik Gabr Fellowship program is taking place this year.
Latest Statements & Media Coverage
The Shafik Gabr Foundation is pleased to announce that the selection process for the 2015 Fellows has reached the pre-final list and the final selected list shall be announced in June.
Applications for the 2015 Fellowship are now closed. Thank you to all those who applied. Submitted applications are currently being reviewed and candidates will be advised of the outcome by the end of May 2015.
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.