The Orenda Project

A graduate of Georgetown University in Qatar has launched an educational startup that digitally streams a high quality curriculum to classrooms of four and five year olds, and brings education to the millions of out of school children in Pakistan. Haroon Yasin, who graduated from Georgetown last year, developed the innovative school project titled “Orenda” with a team of classmates Ahwaz Akhtar, SFS ’16 and Fatima Ramadan SFS ‘13.
Orenda Taaleemabad
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Orenda Classroom

Upcoming Events

May 03 2016 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
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Qatar National Convention Center
May 15 2016 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
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June 16 2016 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
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August 14 2016 - August 17 2016 09:00 AM - 06:00 PM
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Dr. Reem Al-Ansari, a professor at Qatar University’s College of Law
The billions of dollars criminals launder through the global financial system, the staggering social, economic, and political fallout they cause, and...
CEO of the Qatar Stock Exchange, Mr. Rashid Ali Al-Mansoori with Club Founder, Abdulla Zeedan
The newly launched Investment Club at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) is bringing the fast-paced world of investment banking to their Education...
Student Life
Signing Ceremony
Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) and Qatar Foundation (QF) sign a cooperative agreement that brings together the two institutions in an effort...
GUQ Alumni Khawla AL Derbasti & Jawaher Almal
The Emir of Qatar, HH Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani, was on hand to bestow awards and personally congratulate the winners of the Ninth Annual...
Dr. Karen Exell, Honorary Senior Research Associate at UCL Qatar
Global news headlines have been buzzing with commentary regarding the world’s art and museum investments shifting to the energy rich states of the...
MUN 2016
Over 350 high school students have taken over the world, and the Qatar National Convention Center! Young delegates from 50 local and international...
Student Life
Nadim Rifai, a Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) graduate
In an attempt to address obesity in the Arab world and improve public health across the region, Nadim Rifai, a Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q)...
Scholars Explores Common Ties Between Iran and the GCC
The Center for International and Regional Studies (CIRS), Georgetown University in Qatar’s flagship research institution, recently hosted a...
Dr. Anatol Lieven
Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) professor, Dr. Anatol Lieven, spoke to a packed on-campus audience in a lecture titled “Afghanistan: War...
International Negotiation and Crisis Simulation exercise
Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) recently concluded the diplomacy training event of the year, the International Negotiation and Crisis...
Student Life
Book Cover
The co-evolution of technology and society in the fast changing Middle East and North Africa region is the focus of a new book titled Networked...
Georgetown University Panel of Experts Briefs Visiting NATO Delegation
A panel of Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) scholars and experts led by the dean, Dr. Gerd Nonneman, recently hosted a visiting delegation of...
Group Photo
Dr. Alexis Antoniades, Associate Professor and Director of International Economics at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q) addressed an audience of...
Jeannie Sowers
Holding up a plastic bottle of water as a simple but powerful example of a solution to environmental challenges that results in tremendous ecological...
Suzi Mirgani and Athanasios Sardellis on the Red Carpet at Ajyal Film Festival 2014
Georgetown students’ award winning film about Qatar finds a new audience
Student Life
Arabic Poetry Criticism Book Cover
Dr. Mahmoud al-Ashiri, an Associate Professor of Arabic at Georgetown University in Qatar (GU-Q), has recently published a new Arabic language book...

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May 01
Getting ready for Commencement 2016.

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