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Dr. Rana Dajani Talk in Qatar

Dr. Rana Dajani gave a talk about We Love Reading to a group of 50 Madrasa graduates from India and Pakistan as part of a winter course on contending modernity’s funded by the John Templeton foundation run by University of Notre Dame. We Love reading was given as an example of how one can be a social entrepreneur and develop solutions to local challenges that are sustainable and work. Many of the participants shared their interest in starting we love reading in their villages. One attendee a student at the college of Islamic studies in Qatar One attendee planned to travel to...

Taghyeer Organization -We Love Reading Initiative Featured in the Philanthropy University Website

In continued recognition of Taghyeer Organization – We Love Reading initiative win of the Stars Impact Award, Taghyeer Org. is now featured on the Philanthropy University website. Philanthropy University, a sister of the Stars Impact organization, is an innovative tech-enabled platform that transforms the impact of local organizations working to deliver sustainable development for all. Focused on the Global South and open to all, Philanthropy University provides the knowledge, resources and support local organizations need to enable meaningful, measurable and lasting change. The...

Dr. Rana Dajani Gives a Talk at Brown University

On March 12, 2018, Dr. Rana Dajani was invited by collaborator Dr Dima Amso to give a talk at Brown University. The talk titled: Five Scarves: Doing the Impossible, If We Can Reverse Cell Fate, Why Can’t We Redefine Success for Women? Both scholars met three years ago in Jordan and collaborated on a research project The Impact of WLR on mental cognition in children, where they met and discussed the research results to date and future steps in the research collaboration between Brown University and We Love Reading. The Collaboration between Dr Amso, an American Syrian neuroscientist/...

We Love Reading Stories Goes Under a New Leveling System in Collaboration with Arabi 21

We Love Reading books were chosen to be studied and leveled according to the appropriate standards for Arabic language curricula and children books leveling as a part of the Arabi 21 Project, a project launched by Arab Thought Foundation with lead support from King Abdul-Aziz City for Science and Technology (KACST) to advance methods of teaching and learning Arabic in response to the increasingly diverse needs of 21st century Arab individuals and communities. Arabi 21 project purposes and working methods also includes building an electronic directory for children’s books classified by...

We Love Reading is Awarded the World Literacy Foundation Award

On the 25th of March 2018, the third World Literacy Summit was held in Oxford, United Kingdom. The theme was closing the global literacy gap in the 21st century.  It served as a unique opportunity for delegates to collaborate, share ideas, learn and be united to close the global literacy gap in the 21st century. The Summit provided a platform for debate, discussion, and sharing of knowledge between some of the world’s most ardent literacy and educational leaders, institutions, organizations and pioneers. In our globalized world, close to 20% of the population...

We Love Reading is Awarded the World Literacy Foundation Award

On the 25th of March 2018, the third World Literacy Summit was held in Oxford, United Kingdom. The theme was closing the global literacy gap in the 21st century.  It served as a unique opportunity for delegates to collaborate, share ideas, learn and be united to close the global literacy gap in the 21st century. The Summit provided a platform for debate, discussion, and sharing of knowledge between some of the world’s most ardent literacy and educational leaders, institutions, organizations and pioneers. In our globalized world, close to 20% of the...

Dr. Rana Dajani talk at the International Symposium on Youth Employment Challenges Conference (ISYEC) - Turkey

Dr. Rana Dajani, founder and CEO of We Love Reading initiative, was a part of the 3rd edition of the International Symposium on Youth Employment Challenges Conference (ISYEC) took place from the 26th FEBRUARY to the 1st MARCH, 2018, in AGU facilities in Kayseri, Turkey. The Idea of the conference came As a result of the rapidly growing rate of unemployment–due to multiple factors and global economic, cultural, demographic, and financial challenges–and in the effort to address this urgent issue, Abdullah Gül University (AGU) started to organize an international symposium for...

We Love Reading Wins UNESCO International Literacy Prize 2017

Jordanian We Love Reading has been chosen as the recipient of the 2017 UNESCO King Sejong Literacy Prize under the theme of ‘literacy in a digital world.’ The prize, consisting of a sum of US $20,000, a medal, and a certificate, honours outstanding contributions made to literacy, with special consideration given to the use and dissemination of mother-tongue languages. The prize will be presented at an official ceremony at UNESCO’s Headquarters in Paris on 8 September, International Literacy Day.   Founded in 2006 by Dr Rana Dajani, We Love Reading (WLR) is an...
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