News & Events

First Tech Camp in GCC Region Held in Bahrain

On November 18 and 19, 2016, the U.S. Embassy in Manama, in cooperation with Isa Cultural Center, hosted the first Tech Camp in the GCC region. Program implementer, the Challegenger Team, organized  two days of activities for 60 participants that were eager to develop a tech project to  help their community.  Tech Camp featured international, ...
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Embassy Hosts Global Innovation through Science & Technology Webinar

In conjunction with Global Entrepreneurship Week, the U.S. Embassy hosted a viewing session for the Global Innovation through Science and Technology (GIST) webinar led by the U.S. Department of State.  The webinar, entitled “Failing Forward, Using Setbacks to Drive Success,” included three panelists who spoke about their experiences mentoring entrepreneurs through setbacks in their businesses.  ...
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Honoring Bahraini Young Writers

On November 2nd , Ambassador Roebuck honored five Bahraini Access students who contributed stories and illustrations to the book, “Tales and Stories from the Gulf.”  These students collaborated with other young writers from U.S. Government-sponsored Access English-language programs in Kuwait and Qatar to submit and publish a collection of folktales and creative stories for young ...
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Donation of EducationUSA books and Study Guides to IKNS and Bahrain Bayan School

In celebration of International Education Week (IEW), the U.S. Embassy donated EducationUSA books and study guides to both Ibn Khuldoon National School and Bahrain Bayan School. Deputy Public Affairs Officer Joslyn Mack-Wilson and Educational Specialist Samar Hasan met with Ibn Khuldoon National School’s Head of Media Center Mrs. Taghreed Al Qooty and Counselor Ms. Reem Ahmadi ...
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Al Raja School Tour of Mondelez Cheese and Tang Plant

On November 17, as part of the U.S. Embassy’s celebration of International Education Week, commercial officer Christiaan De Luigi accompanied a group of students from Al Raja school on a tour of the Mondelez International Cheese and Tang Plant in Hidd.  The 10th grade students from the Al Raja School learned about Mondelez International’s history ...
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