The Lebanon Outsourcing Initiative by B.O.T

A new and exciting initiative was launched this week aimed at linking global companies to Lebanese professionals in the digital, technology, creative, finance and other fields. The , launched by Bridge. Outsource. Transform , will offer "optimized directory that connects expert Lebanese skillsets powered by freelancers, agencies and companies, to global organizations and professionals seeking specialized services". BOT is the first socially responsible outsourcing platform in the MENA Region that provides Data services executed by…

Toni Breidinger is NASCAR’s first Arab-American Driver

Toni Breidinger, an American of Lebanese descent, is the first-ever Arab-American female driver to take part in a NASCAR national series, after racing in the 2021 ARCA season-opener at Daytona International Speedway in Daytona, Florida. The 21-year old has been racing since she was only 9-years-old, when she and her twin sister would race go-karts. Breidinger is part of NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity program, an initiative that creates more inclusive racing teams. The program has…

IXSIR’s Grande Réserve Rosé 2018 Voted Best Rosé Of The World

3 weeks ago
More than 190,000 wine professionals and enthusiasts from 115 countries weighed in, casting some 3 million votes against 204,675 different wines. After this voting period, the top 100 in each category went on to be ...

Lebanese Photographer Akl Yazbeck Wins 2021 Dakar Rally Émilie-Poucan Award

1 month ago
Sports Photographer Akl Yazbeck has won the 11th edition of the Émilie-Poucan Award at the 2021 Dakar Rally that was held in Saudi Arabia. The jury this year exceptionally chose two photos for the award, ...

Buy Local: 15 Alternatives to Nutella in Lebanon

2 months ago
Nutella is no longer affordable or even available in Lebanon due to the dollar crisis. As a result, people are looking into Lebanese-based alternatives and surprisingly, there are many. In fact, our friend Bassam Karam ...

Shop Local These Holidays

3 months ago
Holidays are around the corner, our economy is hanging by a thread, the majority of businesses are struggling big time and need our support to survive. For that sake, consider shopping local this month and ...

Yolande Labaki is Making Dolls For Children Impacted by the Beirut Port Blast

3 months ago
The 4th of August explosion resulted in over 200 deaths, 6,500 injuries and left an estimated 300,000 people homeless. Almost four months later, a lot of people are still unable to get back home and ...

Meet the Lebanese-Armenian Entrepreneur Leading The Fight Against COVID-19

3 months ago
The race to find a COVID-19 vaccine started months ago, and while Pfizer was the first to announce a vaccine candidate, it is Moderna that has the upper hand with a 94.5% effective vaccine against ...

Lebanese Waddah Malaeb Wins Season 12 of “Stars of Science”

3 months ago
Waddah Malaeb, a Lebanese engineer, was crowned “Stars of Science” Season 12 winner. The show is the leading innovation show in the Arab World, and aims at empowering Arab innovators to develop technological solutions for ...

Meet the Lebanese Animator Working On Your Favorite Walt Disney Movies

4 months ago
If you’ve ever wondered, like myself, who are the brilliant minds behind Walt Disney and Pixar’s animated movies, you’d be happily surprised to know one of them is a Lebanese animator and a former schoolmate. ...