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2018 Executive Board (AAAEA – Capital Area)

The leadership of the Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects - Capital Area met on Saturday, December 9, 2017 and elected a new executive board to lead our organization in 2018. The new board consists of the following leaders: Executive Committee President Mamdouh Elsakka Vice President Amal El Akkraoui, PhD Secretary Mohammad Ayyoubi Treasurer Eissa Haj-Hamad, PE Public Relation Continue Reading...
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2017 Scholarship Report

The Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects (AAAEA) - DC Chapter is pleased to announce the 2017 Scholarship Award recipients. We would like to thank everyone who applied for the scholarship and congratulate those who were selected this year. AAAEA-DC scholarship program was established 8 years ago to provide financial assistance to capable and talented college students who pursue Continue Reading...
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Eighth Annual Gala Dinner

The Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects (AAAEA) – Capital Area Eighth Annual Gala held at the Washington Capital Beltway Marriott Hotel on Oct. 14 was a great success. Guests were greeted at the entrance to the hotel by members of our youth committee who were helping with the registration. Once inside, the supporters enjoyed one hour of networking Continue Reading...
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Capital Area Trip to Hersey Park

On Sunday, August 27, 2017, members, guests and friends of the Arab American Association of Engineers & Architects (AAAEA)-Capital Area, spent a day at Chocolate Park, aka Hershey Park. Touted as "the Sweetest Place on Earth". The park has more than 100 landscaped acres, with 60 rides, five theaters, and Zoo America. AAAEA-Capital Area group with a strong attendance, and Continue Reading...
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2017 AAAEA-Capital Area Iftar Social Event

AAAEA – Capital Area hosted its 2nd annual Iftar social event on Friday, June 16, 2017 at the Owen Brown Community Center in Maryland.   Members, along with their families and friends, assembled to partake of the feast and entertainment. This year, more than ninety people attended and they were immersed in an ocean of laughter amidst the friendly setting. Continue Reading...
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2017 Scholarship Program

The Arab American Association of Engineers and Architects established the Scholarship Awards Program to Arab American Engineering, Architecture, and Computer Science/Information Technology students. The Award of a scholarship is to be presented to undergraduate or graduate students in the field of engineering, architecture, or computer science/information technology with preference to the undergraduate students. The objective is to promote engineering, architecture, Continue Reading...
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2017-05-20 Learn and Network Meeting

Mr. Nawras Jelani, a Project Manager at VSL & founder of Young Engineers of America, presented a very interesting topic on Post-Tensioned concrete during our monthly Learn & Network session. The presentation focused on the benefits this approach offers including affordability, serviceability, long-term durability and reliability perspective. Mr. Jelani provided a comparison between Post-Tensioning and conventional concrete reinforcement. Due to Continue Reading...
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2017 AAAEA – Capital Area Spring Picnic

Sunday,30 of April, 2017, early afternoon came with some of the best possible weather for the AAAEA - Capital Area spring picnic. Members, along with their families and friends, assembled to partake of the feast and entertainment. The day was filled with laughter, games, and singing a birthday song to one of our youth members. The picnic broke up early Continue Reading...
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Presentation on Ethics In Engineering

Dr. Ziad Sabra, a registered Professional Engineer and Chief Executive Officer of Sabra, Wang & Associates, Inc, gave a presentation on Ethics to AAAEA-Capital Area members on 15 April 2017. Dr. Sabra stated that engineering and architecture have a direct and vital impact on the quality of life for all people. Accordingly, the services provided by professionals require honesty, impartiality, Continue Reading...
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Presentation About Engineers Without Borders

On 15 April 2017, AAAEA-Capital Area hosted Mr. Robert Horner, the president of the Engineers Without Borders - DC Chapter to give a presentation about Engineers Without Borders - USA organization and the specific projects being completed by the Washington, DC Professional Chapter, including a clean water supply project in Cameroon, a community and technology center in Panama, and a Continue Reading...
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