Jordan and Lebanon


I arrived home in San Jose, California, yesterday afternoon from my amazing trip to Jordan and Lebanon. My daughter Jessica got safely home to Washington DC the day before. I enjoyed two days of discussions about mentoring and MentorCloud with the remarkable Al-Makassed (the Makassed Philanthropic Islamic Association of Beirut), including impressive tours of three schools. I very much look forward to continuing to work on Makassed program development. Two other TechWomen delegates to Jordan were on my flight to San Francisco – the entire group is making our way back home.

I walked the ancient cities of JerashPetra, and Sidon, rode a camel, met many groups of capable technical girls and women, visited the site of Jesus’ baptism and the tomb of Kahlil Gibran, and talked with a Princess and Vatican Ambassador.  The best part of this once-in-a-lifetime trip was spending time with my daughter and my dear TechWomen friends, deepening our understanding and love.

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Images Copyright 2013 by Katy Dickinson


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5 responses to “Jordan and Lebanon

  1. Dear Katy,
    Warm welcome back to San Jose. We cannot wait to hear about your amazing trip – the wonderful people you met and the inspiring conversations you have had. Really enjoyed all of your updates and see you soon.

  2. Needless to say on behalf of all of us in London and I daresay in Jordan… you two ladies are very welcome to visit us again and again… you are delightful, witty, sharp, knowledgeable and great to be around.

    I do not wonder anymore, Katy, why Techwomen Love you !!!
    and of course Jessie is a wonder….

    Bless you all

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