MENA+SocialGood is dedicated to exploring how technology, social media and the internet can enable constructive engagement to catalyze positive impact in the Arab World.
The global virtual summit engages communities in conversations around technology, entrepreneurship, social impact and advancing social good in the Arab World.
MENA+SocialGood is a partnership with the +SocialGood initiative of the UN Foundation, United Nations Development Programme, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Case Foundation & Mashable. MENA+SocialGood is committed to creating a neutral, apolitical and secular conversation that aims to spark collaborations, foster innovation, and promote partnerships and constructive conversations that develop far beyond the Summit itself.
The inaugural event took place at the Newseum in Washington DC on November 7, 2013. Snapshot of outcomes: Main event hub: Newseum, Washington DC, +25 speakers participating globally through Cisco partnership, +17 independently organized meet ups around the world, +15,000 online participants from over 53 countries, 27.53 million twitter impressions and trending 3rd on twitter.