Institutional philanthropy in the Arab world

Thursday, February 24, 2022

Exploring mediums in strategic giving.

This dynamic panel discussion explored innovative modes of corporate giving, discussed the spectrum of philanthropic investment options for optimised social good, and examined the benefits of leveraging them in the region.

A key aim was to help attendees better understand the role the private sector and institutional arms have to play in philanthropy, as well as the different mediums for institutional giving.


This event was hosted by Talabat and moderated by Shainoor Khoja, founder and CEO of

Other speakers were:

  • Naghma Mulla, CEO, EdelGive Foundation
  • Myrna Atalla, executive director, Alfanar Venture Philanthropy
  • Karim Bataineh, social responsibility programme manager, Talabat


Institutional donors left with a stronger understanding about the different vehicles available to channel institutional giving and ways to deliver greater social impact.