Megan Kelly
Mercy Corps

Megan Kelly is a former Global Envision intern and current guest blogger who recently graduated from the University of Oregon with a BA in Journalism. She has studied Arabic for three years, spent a term studying in Tunisia, and hopes to travel to the Middle East in the near future. She’s currently living in Palestine working to advance women small business owners.


Posts by Megan Kelly

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    Incubating Women’s Businesses in Palestine

    In recent years, business development and entrepreneurship programs surfaced across the West Bank and Gaza, and suddenly there was an influx of people trying to start their own business to escape the crushing levels of unemployment.
    However, many of the programs put in place lacked follow-through. Entrepreneurs were left to sink or swim on their own. The Women’s Empowerment Programs at Tomorrow’s Youth Organization (TYO) based in Nablus, Palestine took a very different approach.

    Education, Entrepreneurship
    entrepreneurship, skill development, Women