Ideas Beyond Borders (IBB) works with people across the region toshare, translate, and promote ideas that foster pluralism, civil and human rights, science, civil discourse, critical thinking, and more with Arabic-speaking youth. IBB’s goal is to make previously inaccessible ideas and knowledge accessible throughout the region. IBB is a New York-based registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, and was founded in 2017 by Faisal al Mutar, an Iraqi and former refugee living in the United States. 

We want to restore our region to its former glory.Do you?

During the Golden Age, our region contributed some of the greatest inventions and scientific wonders of the modern world. We are rekindling the spirit of knowledge, glory and hope that inspired the region during this time, and we need you.

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