Tamakkan celebrates Black History Month Feb 2016, bringing together writers, artists, musicians, poets with the community. With support from NYUAD, the Sorbonne University and the US Embassy.
Tamakkan focuses on big data analytics, and how it can be integrated to drive business success. Prof. Yong Chen is an Assistant Professor of Biostatistics at University of Pennsylvania, Prof. Xitong Guo is a Professor at Harbin Institute of Technology, Lei Tang is a senior algorithm engineer/team lead at Groupon.com and Dr. Kathy Ning Shen is Professor at University of Wollongong in Dubai. 2016
Tamakkan presents the exciting maker movement: Embracing 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, Fabrication and other professional grade hardware and software. Majid Al Mail, Senior Manager at TDC and head of INNOVATOR Programme and Andreas Hägglund is co-founder of Swedish ICT Consultancy 11K and Agile Middle East, with Sana Bagersh moderating. 2016.
Tamakkan, in collaboration with INSEAD, present Giuseppe Conti, a recognized expert in the field of negotiation who will share valuable insights on gender differences in negotiation. Conti is a lecturer at Cambridge, ESADE, HEC Geneva, HEC Paris, IMD, INSEAD, Oxford, RSM, and SDA Bocconi. 2015.
Tamakkan presents the “Shark Tank” entrepreneurship module as part of the Discover America Week held globally by the US Department of State.
Presented by Shark Tank coach Dr. Wasif Syed is the Founder and CEO of Ivy League Advisor, an American educational and leadership strategy consulting firm headquartered in Washington, D.C., and Sana Bagersh Founder of Tamakkan. 2015.
Tamakkan presented a session on entrepreneurship, leadership and business licencing, moderated by Sana Bagersh Founder of Tamakkan, with speakers Fouad Kraishan Managing Director of FKAC; Joey Musmar Managing Partner at Miller Musmar a CPA firm in Reston VA; Rohit Ghai Director & CEO of KPI Abu Dhabi, with Ahmad Al Mheiri who is the executive director of business development and property management at twofour54, Ahmad Matar who is the Sales Consultant Team Leader in the Business Development Department of the RAK Free Zone and Ahmed Baghoum who is the Director of City Zone at Masdar City. 2015
Sana Bagersh at the Arab-American Entrepreneurship Day in Washington DC organized by the Arab League in Washington DC. The event featured leaders in entrepreneurship and government (Arab and US) and well known Arab Americans such as Ralph Nader, investor funds, incubators and accelerator programs. US government reps included Sara Heck, Director of Global Engagement at the White House and Bert Kaufman Senior Advisor at the US Dept of Commerce. The panels explored ways to fuel SME growth in the Arab countries, solutions for mitigating the growing problem of youth unemployment and ways to spark innovation in Arab economies. Bagersh presented Tamakkan as a case study. 2015.