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AMIDEAST Education Hero Award
AMIDEAST Education Hero Award
“Illiteracy breeds division and ignorance, extremism and fundamentalism… Education is perhaps the single most important condition in life”, extracts of Ricardo’s Karam keynote during the first AMIDEAST Education Hero Award that was hosted by Ricardo in Beverly Hills.
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International Association to Save Tyre
Ricardo Karam was a keynote speaker at the International Association to Save Tyre’s event where the Artisanal Center of Ashtart for the Development of Traditional Crafts was inaugurated and where Yasmina Filali and Sylvana Prosperi received the Elissa Didon award established to promote equal rights and duties between sexes around the Mediterranean.
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SLUSH GIA Pitch Competition
Ricardo Karam took part of the jury board at Slush GIA Pitch Competition – Beirut Edition, hosted by Bootcamp. The event was hosted in Beirut Digital District to support startups who are passionate about solving important challenges in emerging markets through technology. Thirteen teams presented their ideas and three startups were selected by the judges in Beirut and at least one startup will be selected by the international committee of Slush. The final selection and […]
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Ricardo Karam is a veteran talk-show host, motivational speaker and advocate of promoting Arab achievement and social causes. Since 1996, he has worked with the movers and shakers of the world to inspire Arabs to break new ground in society, culture and business.
His skills propelled ‘Ricardo’ up the career ladder from Talk Show Host to author, screenwriter and creative producer. His business acumen and analytical training gave him the confidence and ability to create new concepts in a pre-satellite era where quality shows were in short supply.

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Maa Ricardo Karam – Harry Nadjarian
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Maa Ricardo Karam – Zaha Hadid’s Memorial
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Maa Ricardo Karam – Tony Nader
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Maa Ricardo Karam – Omar Durra and Tarek Smaili
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Maa Ricardo Karam – Hisham Jaroudi
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Estimating the Cost of Violence against Women in the Arab Region
Ricardo Karam was a keynote speaker at the launching of “Estimating the Cost of Violence against Women in the Arab Region” organized by ESCWA. The event took place at Sursock Museum
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International Association to Save Tyre
Ricardo Karam was a keynote speaker at the International Association to Save Tyre’s event where the Artisanal Center of Ashtart for the Development of Traditional Crafts was inaugurated and where Ya
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