Zaka & Beirut AI
Zaka is a community-driven artificial intelligence (AI) company with a mission to democratize AI in the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region and globally. Through sharing knowledge, building solutions, and connecting people, Zaka aims to help communities and businesses in the MENA region prepare for and adapt to future market shifts. Founded in 2020, Zaka has already made significant strides in promoting and educating people about AI. We’ve graduated 110 job-ready AI engineers, upskilled 2,500+ individuals on the basics of AI, launched an Ambassador program in 9 countries and joined Microsoft’s Global Training Partner community.
Here’s Beirut AI’s profile:
Beirut AI is a Lebanese non-profit organization working since 2017 on enabling everyone in Lebanon to have access to the tools and knowledge to apply Artificial Intelligence. We are proudly the largest applied AI community in Lebanon!
In this journey, we have helped our community explore the impacts of AI, find jobs, engage with others, and develop projects. We continue to do that by hosting various events, including our AI Bootcamp, our AI Weekend, hackathons, and university workshops. Through our Membership Program, we also provide our members with the chance to network and meet different AI enthusiasts and experts, helping expand AI in Lebanon and the MENA region.