Our mission is to unlock the human potential of the Middle East and North Africa
We are building a community committed to diversifying the global tech sector while uplifting the economies of the Middle East and North Africa, with a focus on Palestine and women.
About the region
We believe this region will soon be known globally for the caliber of its tech talent. We are accelerating that trend and its inclusivity.
- CS grads in Palestine are women
female CS grads in Palestine are unemployed
annual projected STEM grads in 2025 in MENA
youth unemployment in the world
Engineers and other professionals from top tech companies & startups join us to pay it forward.
Top investors and companies from Silicon Valley are helping us turn our vision into a reality.
These partners help software engineers in the Middle East reach their dreams.
Our commitment to social impact
Manara is incorporated as a Public Benefit Corporation. We believe in leveraging the best of the business & tech sectors to achieve social impact sustainably and at scale.
What is a Public Benefit Corporation (PBC) ?
A public benefit corporation (PBC) is a type of for-profit corporation that is created to generate social and public good. PBCs are legally committed to dedicating resources, funds or both toward their chosen public benefit and that shareholders cannot extinguish or water-down that commitment from year to year.
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