Women from all over the globe are using social media, tech and the Internet to change their worlds in extraordinary ways. This month, we're highlighting changemakers in the Middle East in celebration of our Change Your World event on May 10th in Amman, Jordan. Get inspired. Be part of the change. Let us know what you are doing to #changeyourworld. Top tweets will be shared on event day!
What are you doing to #CHANGEYOURWORLD?

…And that’s a wrap! Thank you for joining Yahoo Change Your World Amman 2014!

There is nothing more powerful than a group of women using their passion, talent and dedication to influence our society. We are grateful that you joined us today..this is only the beginning! Change Your World is creating an influential, global and bold network of women through these events and you’re an integral part of the team. Stay updated through our site and Twitter as we provide more opportunities to work together in our mutual quest to create a more peaceful, equitable world. 

Pictures and videos coming soon as well.

'Take the Risks': Nadine Toukan invests in films that face Jordan's social issues head-on.

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Nadine Toukan, executive producer of When Monaliza Smiled and the upcoming film Theeb, creates films to bring taboo issues to the forefront. Her advice to those who want to create change through the arts? “Take the risks. Invent new formats and solutions. Redefine the metrics of what success is.”

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The Syrian War's Private Donors in the Gulf Lose Faith

Join us and our inspiring list of panelists tomorrow for a day of celebration and provocation. Follow @yahoobhrp and use the event hashtag #changeyourworld to join the discussion. We will be highlighting a range of stories in the region, from the rise of digital entrepreneurs, to people advocating for peace in Syria to women using photography and film to tell stories behind stereotypes in Palestine. Don’t miss out! Add your voice to the conversation. Discussions with our panelists begin 9:30 AM GMT+2. #changeyourworld

Join us and our inspiring list of panelists tomorrow for a day of celebration and provocation. Follow @yahoobhrp and use the event hashtag #changeyourworld to join the discussion. We will be highlighting a range of stories in the region, from the rise of digital entrepreneurs, to people advocating for peace in Syria to women using photography and film to tell stories behind stereotypes in Palestine. Don’t miss out! Add your voice to the conversation. Discussions with our panelists begin 9:30 AM GMT+2. #changeyourworld

The team at Gaza Sky Geeks (GSG) understands the power of entrepreneurship to lift a region. GSG is the first and only startup accelerator in Gaza. The program identifies top technology startups in the region and then provides seed investment and networking opportunities to help its investments achieve global growth. One of its startups, Wasselni, is a carpooling and taxi ordering network founded by Mariam Abultewi (pictured above).
The team at Gaza Sky Geeks (GSG) understands the power of entrepreneurship to lift a region. GSG is the first and only startup accelerator in Gaza. The program identifies top technology startups in the region and then provides seed investment and networking opportunities to help its investments achieve global growth. One of its startups, Wasselni, is a carpooling and taxi ordering network founded by Mariam Abultewi (pictured above).

The team at Gaza Sky Geeks (GSG) understands the power of entrepreneurship to lift a region. GSG is the first and only startup accelerator in Gaza. The program identifies top technology startups in the region and then provides seed investment and networking opportunities to help its investments achieve global growth. One of its startups, Wasselni, is a carpooling and taxi ordering network founded by Mariam Abultewi (pictured above).

Power of Media: Yahoo UK recently developed Zaatari: A Day In the Life  - an exclusive series depicting life during a typical day in what has become one of the largest temporary cities in Jordan for Syrian refugees. The videos are powerful at going past the headlines and bringing insight into the very real day-to-day lives of Syrians whose lives have been uprooted.

Only 22 and already creating ripples around Africa and the Middle East— World, meet Evanna.

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Evanna Hu, CEO of g.Maarifa, is using technology to exponentially increase the human capital in emerging markets. g.Maarfia just expanded services in MENA and Evanna shares with us initial insights into the region as well as what’s behind her unrelenting dedication to change the status quo. 

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