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.

52%

CS grads in Palestine are women

83%

female CS grads in Palestine are unemployed

500k

annual projected STEM grads in 2025 in MENA

Highest

youth unemployment in the world

Our Mentors

Engineers and other professionals from top tech companies & startups join us to pay it forward.

Our Investors

Top investors and companies from Silicon Valley are helping us turn our vision into a reality.

Reid Hoffman
Paul Graham
Stripe
Sequoia
Y Combinator

& many other top investors

Our Supporters

These partners help software engineers in the Middle East reach their dreams.

Kassim Legal
Codesignal
Educative

Our commitment to social impact

Manara is a Public Benefit Corporation. We believe in leveraging the best of the tech sector to achieve social impact sustainably and at scale.

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