Egyptian actress Shereen Reda to lead anti-autism campaign
Ahram Online, Saturday 16 Feb 2019
Reda appears in the film Al-Daif ('The Guest') which is currently showing in cinemas

The Egyptian Autistic Society has chosen actressShereen Redaas an ambassador for theirautism awareness campaignPass On The Light, which is held annually to raise awareness of autism in Egypt.

Reda appears in the filmAl-Daif(“The Guest”), which is currently showing in cinemas.

The film is directed byHadi El-Bagouryand written byIbrahim Eissa.

Her next film,Ras Al-Sana (“The New Year”), which was directed byMohamedAhmed Sakrand written byMohamed Hefzy, will be released soon.

Redahas previously participated in many societal and environmental events, such as theUN celebration forWorld OceansDay. She also visited the victims of the terrorist bombings in the churches of Tanta and Alexandria, and participated in animal welfare campaigns.

The Egyptian Autistic Society is a non-profit organisation established in 1999 with the mission of catering to individuals with autism and their families and increasing awareness of the condition.

The campaign uses the hashtag#Passonthelight.