Articles tagged: MENA
WOMEN INSPIRING WOMEN TO DREAM
“Every trip I heard this comment from passengers: ‘Had I known a woman was flying the plane I would never have come on board.’” Egyptian-born Heba Darwish describes her journey of overcoming the barriers in a male-dominated society and profession to achieve her dream of becoming an airline captain.
A YOUNG VOICE OF HOPE IN IRAQ
In a part of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) where most Christians have immigrated or fled for safety, a little voice of faith is growing. Ten-year-old Rita, the youngest choir member of Mar Boulos Church in Baghdad, Iraq, stands out with her exceptional vocal skills.
SAT-7 ACADEMY CHANGES TO WIDEN VIEWERSHIP
A strategic change of direction is being implemented for SAT-7’s educational channel, SAT-7 ACADEMY. The steps are being taken mainly in response to a viewer survey carried out during the channel’s first year of being on-air.
YOUTH FIND ANSWERS TO THEIR QUESTIONS
New SAT-7 ARABIC program, Questions & Answers in Christian Faith, offers answers to youth seeking direction. Father Bishop Helmy, an Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Priest, presents the program, speaking to the youth of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA), and guiding them in their faith.
YOUTH CAN CHANGE THE MENA
Almost half of the population in the Middle East and North Africa is under 25 years old. Rita Elmounayer, SAT-7’s CEO Designate, discusses the greatest challenge facing youth today and how SAT-7 empowers young viewers to change their future.
FAMOUS TENOR SINGS FOR SAT-7 ACADEMY
On Thursday 7 June an exciting musical event is raising awareness of SAT-7 ACADEMY. The talented Norwegian tenor Sveinung Hølmebakk is performing at a free promotional concert in Lebanon to raise awareness of SAT-7 ACADEMY’s work.
FAITHFUL WITNESS TO OUR VIEWERS
SAT-7’s new five-year strategic plan lays out an ambitious strategy for the ministry, as it seeks to impact and change the Middle East and North African region through its broadcasts. Chief Operations Officer (COO) Andrew Hart presented the detailed strategy at the SAT-7 NETWORK 2018 conference.