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Naila Farouky

Conference reports 1 Naila Farouky 2 November 2022

The Pope, Jeff Bezos, and 100 philanthropists walk into The Vatican

A group of philanthropists – including Jeff Bezos – went to the Vatican to see the Pope earlier this month. The Arab Foundation Forum’s Naila Farouky reports on the inaugural ‘Faith and Philanthropy Summit’ When …

Opinion Naila Farouky 20 July 2016

The state of Arab philanthropy and the case for change

The Arab Foundations Forum (AFF) has spent the past two years studying the landscape in which the forum functions. AFF, as a membership-basednet work of philanthropic foundations based in and/or working in the Arab region, …

Letter Naila Farouky 1 December 2015

A game‑changing moment

In Alliance’s September 2015 special feature, Atallah Kuttab, Natasha Matic and Noha El-Mikawy wrote that ‘private foundations, no matter how independent they are of the corporate business interests of the founder, tend to stick to …