Environmentalist, Activist, Engineer, Visionary – The Many Hats of Ziad Abi Chaker

  Unlike many people, one Lebanese engineer sees garbage as an opportunity. HOME met with the trash entrepreneur recently to understand what drives him to champion change. Article by: Alia Fawaz Just off the main thoroughfare in the up-and-coming district of Badaro, Ziad Abi Chaker wrapped up an interview with SKY News Arabia in his […]

How to Negotiate Like a Phoenician and Other Lessons from a Master: An Interview with Habib Chamoun-Nicolas, PH.D.

  For three decades, Lebanese Mexican Habib Chamoun-Nicolas, Ph.D., has engaged in negotiation and business development activities in diversified sectors — oil and gas, petroleum, petrochemical, chemical, industrial, and commercial. He has trained thousands of business professionals on sales, negotiation and conflict resolution, as well as authored four books and numerous articles. Article by: Anna […]

IDRAAC’s Labor of Love for Mental Health

  A devoted NGO works behind the scenes to build Lebanon’s mental health infrastructure – with legislation, awareness campaigns, advocacy, education, training, care services and, supporting it all, research. One in four Lebanese will have a mental illness, during their lifetime, according to a 2008 L.E.B.A.N.O.N. (Lebanese Evaluation of the Burden of Ailments and Needs […]

Ghassan Korban: Milwaukee’s City Commissioner

  Ghassan Korban says he carries Lebanon in his heart. He’s deeply affected by both Lebanon’s nature and culture, which led him to become a public servant. He wants to make a change and enrich people’s lives. Interviewed by Hailey Richards, a 20-year-old journalism student at Marquette University, a prominent Jesuit university located in the […]