Education Project Meeting

February 20, 2012 at Panera Bread-Roosevelt

Discussion Points:

  • Education project proposal
  • Student program time frame
  • Why the U.S.?
  • Candidate selection criteria
  • Target and Audience
  • Funding and Grants
  • Timeframe for Execution
  • U.S. Schools and Universities
  • Media Exposure of Project

General Body Meeting

February 19, 2012 at The Oakbrook Public Library

Discussion Points:

  • —A brief about EAD’s Mission, Vision and Goals
  • —Reflection on the Revolution Anniversary event with Wael Ghonim
  • —EAD’s current project: Education Pathway to Development
  • Fundraising Event-May 25, 2012
  • EAD’s participation in Arabesque-June, 2012—
  • EAD’s project-the Chicago Consulate website
  • Speech and Q/A with Chicago’s Consul General of Egypt Maged Refaat

Event Planning Team

February 8, 2012 at Pompei-Taylor St.

The meeting discussed a number of potential prominent speakers. The sponsors list was finalized and an action plan was defined. The meeting also discussed the marketing strategy and publicity for the event.

Discussion Points:

  • Invited celebrity figure(s)
  • Assigning sponsors to team members
  • Setting a plan to approaching sponsors
  • Discussing a marketing strategy for the event