Gabr Fellows meet with Chairman Shafik Gabr in Washington, DC

27 July 2017

Gustav Bauernfeind (German, 1848-1904) – A Street Scene, Damascus, Shafik Gabr Collection.

On Wednesday, July 26th Mr Shafik Gabr hosted four Gabr Fellows at his residence.

Alumni in attendance were from the fields of counter-terrorism and state department, interfaith, foreign aid agencies, and the Senate.

Present in the meeting were Sarah Elzeini and Gabr Fellows: Katherine Tan (’16), Heidi Green (’16), Elizabeth Dent (’15), and John Ryan (’16).

The topics discussed were career news, recent developments on the Qatar Crisis which has gained great attention both at home in the United States and overseas, counterterrorism and countering extremist ideologies, and the role social media and technology plays in American and global politics.

The meeting closed with a discussion on the prospective Fellows Retreat which will require the involvement and input of all Gabr Fellows. The retreat will occur in 2018 and include Fellowship classes 2013 to the incoming 2017 class.