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US Embassy celebrates International Women’s Day

March 8 was International Women’s Day. Ambassador Smith and colleagues around Qatar offer advice to young women. Happy International Women’s Day! Today we celebrate the social, economic, cultural, and political achievements of women around the world. One day can never be enough to focus on gender equality—we must commit every day to building a world in ...
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Readout from a Treasury Spokesperson of Secretary Lew’s Meeting with Qatar Attorney General Ali bin Fetais Al-Marri‎

WASHINGTON – U.S. Treasury Secretary Jacob J. Lew met with Qatar Attorney General Ali bin Fetais Al-Marri‎ to discuss our ongoing cooperation on countering terrorist financing. Secretary Lew expressed appreciation for the State of Qatar’s efforts to prosecute significant terrorist financiers in Qatar.  He underscored the importance of those efforts, and stressed the importance of ...
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U.S. Embassy and AmCham Qatar Celebrate Second Annual Discover America Week

DOHA: The U.S. Embassy, in partnership with the American Chamber of Commerce Qatar, will launch the second annual ‘Discover America Week Qatar 2016’ February 15-22, 2016 to celebrate the U.S. Qatar partnership. This week will highlight the diversity and breadth of American goods, services, and products, and bring a little bit of America to Qatar. From ...
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Makerspaces Promote Student Creativity in Qatar

In collaboration with the Qatar National Library, the U.S. Embassy to Qatar hosted American professor of learning sciences Dr. Kylie Peppler in January.  An artist by training, Dr. Peppler conducted two workshops on the concept of makerspaces: creative, hands-on areas where people can gather to create, invent, and learn.  While these spaces are often associated ...
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U.S. Embassy Sponsors “World of 3D Printing” Workshops at Qatar Scientific Club, November 10 – 17

The U.S. Embassy is partnering with Texas A & M University Qatar to conduct a series of workshops explaining the concepts of 3D printing this week at the Qatar Scientific Club. Over the next seven days, the “World of 3D printing” workshop series will explore broad topics from 3D technology to more technical information related ...
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