Moving Forward

Barbara Lethem Ibrahim and Dina H. Sherif

in From Charity to Social Change

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print October 2008 | ISBN: 9789774162077
Published online September 2011 | e-ISBN: 9781617970283 | DOI:
Moving Forward

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This chapter begins by identifying a number of broad trends in philanthropy in the eight countries covered in this volume. These include an increase in citizen activism among successful and affluent business leaders, an increase in public–private partnerships, and the role of women in creating strategic and effective Arab philanthropy. It then offers some general recommendations that may help to unleash greater potential for the Arab philanthropic sector and enhance its effectiveness.

Keywords: Arab philanthropy; Arab nations; citizen activism; public–private partnerships

Chapter.  4041 words.  Illustrated.

Subjects: International Relations

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