East-West: The Art of Dialogue
The East-West: The Art of Dialogue initiative is a dynamic exchange program designed to connect and build constructive relations between future leaders from the Arab world and the West. The initiative was launched in 2012 in London, Washington and New York. It has been set up by the Shafik Gabr Foundation, and inspired by the Orientalist traveler painters.
The application process for the 2017 Fellowship is now closed. The Egypt program will take place from September 21st - 30th, 2017; and the US program from October 21st - 28th, 2017
Latest Updates & Media Coverage
The 2017 Gabr Fellows are about to start the second part of the Fellowship - in the United States, between 21st – 28th October.More
The 2017 Gabr Fellows have finished the Egypt part of the Fellowship program. Here is an Update on the Egypt trip.More
Dr Sasha Toperich writes about the strengthening relationship between Egypt and the United States and mentions the work carried out by the Shafik Gabr Foundation.More
Mr Abdel Latif El Menawy writes about why he supports the East-West: The Art of Dialogue initiative.More