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  • On Board: The Vice President and Second Lady in Egypt

    The Vice President and Dr. Biden were in Sharm el-Sheikh on the first leg of their week-long trip to Egypt, Kenya and South Africa. Hear directly from the Vice President and Second Lady on their meetings with President and Mrs. Mubarak.


  • Anniversary of the President’s Speech in Cairo

    Pradeep Ramamurthy, Senior Director for Global Engagement at the National Security Council discusses President Obama's June 4, 2009 speech in Cairo, Egypt, proposing a new beginning between the United States and Muslims around the world, based upon mutual interest and mutual respect.


  • President’s “Cairo Initiative” Celebrates a Year of Progress

    On Tuesday, June 8, OSTP Director John Holdren will provide keynote remarks at an event commemorating President Obama’s June 4, 2009 speech at Cairo University, which called for deepening relations between the West and Muslim communities around the world.


  • Unleashing the Power of Women Entrepreneurs

    Senior Advisor Valerie Jarrett hosted a panel of business pioneers to highlight the potential of women entrepreneurs at the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship.


  • Peace Corps Volunteers are Natural Social Entrepreneurs

    Peace Corps Director Aaron Williams discusses how Peace Corps volunteers carry with them the spirit of social entrepreneurship and makes an exciting announcment on the heels of the Summit about plans to expand Peace Corps presence in Muslim communities.


  • Wrapping up the Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship

    The Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship highlighted the importance of social and economic entrepreneurship and strengthened mutually-beneficial relationships with entrepreneurs in Muslim-majority countries and Muslim communities around the world.


  • From Cairo to D.C.: Advancing Social Entrepreneurship on a Global Scale

    Sonal Shah, Director of the Office, blogs about the Presidential Summit on Entpreneurship, an exciting gathering of entrepreneurs - business and social - and the people who support them.


  • Presidential Summit on Entrepreneurship: Access to Capital Recap

    Melody Barnes, Director of the Domestic Policy Council, recaps her participation in the Access to Capital panel, representing the importance of capital considerations for both business and social entrepreneurship.


  • Put Your Finger On the Global Pulse

    Thousands of people from around the world are participating in an online event called Global Pulse 2010 where they can confront common challenges, engage with US foreign policy leadership, and simply connect with each other.


  • Introducing Rashad Hussain

    Building on his commitment for a new beginning in U.S. relations with Muslims around the world, President Obama recently appointed Rashad Hussain to be his Special Envoy to the Organization of the Islamic Conference. Get to know Rashad in this video.


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