ArabCode.org was launched by CoursePeer Inc. as an initiative that aims to teach computer science
and coding to the Middle East & North Africa (MENA) region's youth through an innovative game-based
approach. ArabCode has partnered with governments and corporations in the Middle East(including Dubai
Internet City , the MENA region's largest ICT free zone, and Tatweer, the technology arm of the Saudi
Arabian Ministry of Education) to deliver its programs.
Click here to view the Press Release on ArabCode.org.
Majed Al Suwaidi (Managing Director of Dubai Internet City and Dubai Outsource Zone)
"We are happy to have supported the CoursePeer initiative, which will foster innovation and creativity and support talent. ArabCode will give young people the opportunity to learn about important coding and give them the necessary skills to work in the sector in the coming years."
Fadi Ghandour (Founder of ARAMEX and Executive Chairman of Wamda Capital)
"In light of the global demand for more computer scientists and coders, CoursePeer's ArabCode.org initiative is on track to become a major contributor to MENA's ICT employment, entrepreneurship and innovation sectors. This mega-scale initiative will help drive the region's prosperity and create millions of JOBS."
Emmanuel Kamarianakis, Consul General of Canada to Dubai & Northern Emirates
"It is great that ArabCode is leveraging Canadian technology to help unlock the potential of Emirati students wishing to participate in the digital economy. ArabCode is an example of how education and technology can come together to foster positive outcomes - and I am pleased that leading- edge Canadian companies such as CoursePeer are able to play an active role in supporting the UAE's innovation agenda."
Ilse Treurnicht, CEO MaRS Discovery District
"MaRS is thrilled that CoursePeer's ArabCode initiative is expanding across the Middle East and North Africa to build the region's future economy."
Omar Hamoui (Investment Partner at Sequoia Capital; Former President, Mobile Ads at Google Inc.; Founder of AdMob)
From his keynote at a conference in Los Angeles in 2015: "Our friends who are doing ArabCode, that's really impressive. Maybe the most important language that people need to learn is coding."