News

Tuesday
9
4

15 Women Entrepreneurs From Saudi Arabia Visit U.S. To Develop Their Pitches

Deborah Amos , NPR

A Washington, D.C.-based tech incubator is hosting women entrepreneurs from Saudi Arabia who work on social problems through apps.

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Tuesday
8
28

Saudi women entrepreneurs grow their ventures at US incubator

Olivia Hampton, Agence France-Presse

Reem Dad, a 22-year-old from Saudi Arabia, is developing a platform for pilgrims and tourists to experience a virtual reality tour of Medina, one of Islam's holiest sites.

Heba Zahid, 37, is working on GreenDesert, a venture that would be one of the first to help create a recycling culture in the Middle Eastern country.

Friday
8
24

NUSACC hosts 15 Saudi women social entrepreneurs

The National US-Arab Chamber of Commerce (NUSACC), in partnership with Halcyon Incubator, recently hosted a delegation of 15 Saudi women social entrepreneurs from Taibah University in Madinah.

Monday
8
20

Saudi Women Pitch Their Dreams at Halcyon

Selma Khenissi, The Georgetowner

Dreamers from all over the world are imbued with an unshakeable sense of hope. This held true for a group of plucky Saudi Arabian women who took part in a Halcyon Incubator Intensive in Washington, D.C., this summer.

Saturday
8
18

Saudi women incubate creative ideas for community development

The Halcyon Incubator fellowship on Friday concluded a program in Washington, DC for a group of Saudi female pioneers in social development.

Monday
7
30

Halcyon’s hosting international entrepreneurs in D.C. — and eyeing a global expansion

Sara Gilgore, Washington Business Journal

"Halcyon’s modeling the new intensive program after its own bread and butter: its 4-year-old incubator fellowship. It’s a way to use the Halcyon House space that’s otherwise empty in the summer months, according to Josh Mandell, Halcyon’s director of policy and international programs.

Tuesday
7
3

'A Midsummer Night's Dream' in Beautiful Outdoor Setting

Mark Dreisonstok, The Sentinel Newspapers

"I attended an “off-campus” Wolf Trap evening’s entertainment closer to home at Union Market in North-East Washington. There [as part of By The People], Halcyon, Wolf Trap Opera and the Hong Kong Ballet presented recently “The Seven Deadly Sins,” a forty-five-minute Modernist work from 1933, with music by Kurt Weill and text by Bertolt Brecht.

Sunday
7
1

Life, Liberty, Happiness: By The People Pursues Ideals, Innovations in New Citywide Festival

Mackenzie Wienger, Washington Diplomat

A new international arts and dialogue festival —themed around America’s founding ideals — has arrived in Washington, D.C., with grand ambitions to shake up the city’s arts scene and status. By The People, held across over a dozen locations from June 21 to 24, was designed to showcase an array of performances, art installations and speakers with a particularly Washington bent.

Friday
6
22

Five Ways To Have A Totally Free Weekend In D.C.

Lori McCue, DCist

Find art all around you: If you see a piece of art in D.C. that looks like it wasn't there last week, there's an excellent chance it's part of the first-annual By The People festival.

Friday
6
22

Artist teaches self-healing through his art after it helped him through tough times

Bria White, WUSA9

There are free events in Farragut Square all this summer.