Speakers at How Entrepreneurship is Reshaping Egypt and MENA panel discussion
American University in Cairo
New Cairo Campus
Moataz Al Alfi Hall
Thurs 2, 9am-1pm: The office of Alumni Engagement is organizing a networking breakfast titled “Investment Opportunities”. Speakers: Abdalla El-Ebiary ‘94 Chief Investment Officer, Sovereign Fund of Egypt
Minoush Abdel-Meguid ‘96 Founding Partner and CEO, MEZZAN and Rami Aboul Naga ‘02 Deputy Governor, Central Bank of Egypt, and moderated by Samer Atallah ‘97, Associate Professor, Department of Economics; Associate Dean of Graduate Studies and Research, School of Business.
Wed 8, 4 -5pm (Online event): “How Entrepreneurship is Reshaping Egypt and MENA” panel discussion features some of the star founders driving Egypt’s tech-empowered startups sharing their experiences and insights. Speakers:
Ahmad Hammouda, Co-Founder at Thunder, Ahmed Sheikha, Co-founder, and CBO at Brimore, Belal El-Megharbel, CEO at MaxAB, Islam Shawky, Co-founder and CEO of Paymob, and Omar Hagrass, Co-founder of Trella. The discussion is moderated by Karim Baghdady, CEO of EFG Hermes USA. This webinar is organized by AUC Venture Lab, in collaboration with the Arab Bankers Association of North America (ABANA).
French Cultural Institute
Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800
Wed 8, 11.30am: “Student Information Session – Preparation for Departure to France”, Campus France Egypt is organizing an information session on the procedures to follow for obtaining a visa and preparations for departure to France, with the participation of the French Consulate in Egypt and the Association of Egyptian Students in France.
This session aims to explain to students and parents the procedures for applying for a student visa, the steps to follow once you arrive in France, introduce the France Alumni Egypt network and answer all questions.
20 Hassan Sabry St, (entrance from Ibn Zinki St), Zamalek, Tel 0100 2792223
Wed 8, 6pm: On the occasion of “Wissa Wassef – The School of Instinctive Creativity” exhibition showcasing a unique Egyptian experience, as well as distinguished and rare collection of wool and cotton tapestries made by the school’s weavers, the gallery will be hosting Suzan Wissa Wassef and Ikram Mounir Nosshi in an open discussion titled, “Journey into Creativity” to talk about the school and journey that began by Ramses Wissa Wassef.
On Saturday 11 June, the gallery will also be holding a trip to the Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre in Harraneya.
Limited spots and registration for both events is required beforehand so contact UBUNTU via Mobile phone: 01002792223 or through its social media accounts.
*A version of this article appears in print in the 2 June, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.