Arab American Business & Professional Association

The Arab-American Business and Professional Association is proud to resume our class of 2021 Emerging Leader Program with three upcoming community events. Learn more about each event and register to join! All event times below are central standard time.

How to Use Property Development to Bolster an Existing Community

Saturday February 27, 2021 at 7:00pm Via Zoom

Join Sufyan Shaltaf to learn about the dangers of gentrification and how together we can support a system of property development that supports and uplifts the surrounding communities instead of driving them away. 

DIY Video Workshop

Sunday February 28, 2021 12:00pm Via Zoom

Filmmaker Colette Ghunim will demonstrate how to make your business shine using the power of video! Learn how to use your phone camera and basic editing software to create video clips that show off your company’s  services, workspace, and employees. 

The Virtual Arab American Volunteer Expo 

Sunday March 7, 2021 at 11:00am Via Zoom

Dr. Amel Alqadah will feature a Virtual Arab American Volunteer Expo will feature several nonprofit and professional organizations and seeks to inspire Arab Americans to get involved in their community and make a positive impact.

Women in Engineering

Event Completed in March 2020

Israa Abu Rass is an Engineer who created a program to raise awareness to encourage Arab American women to enter the engineering field. This a field dominated by men and her program centered around various opportunities available for women. Thank you Israa for coordinating a wonderful event at Aqsa School in Bridgeview prior to the pandemic changing the way we live.