Awarded: Aug 01, 2007
$400,000 over 2 years
To support the development of Meedan's Dialogue Platform, which helps English speakers, specifically in North America, engage in simultaneous online dialogue with Arabic speakers around the world. In partnership with IBM and CISCO, Meedan is developing the tools required to facilitate such online dialogue. The DDFIA grant will enable Meedan to build its diverse network of NGOs, educational and community institutions in North America and the Arab world interested in using this technology for improving dialogue and understanding.