Meet Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh at AUC’s CEMS Global Leadership Series

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 27 Apr 2021

Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh
Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh

American University in Cairo

Tue 4 May, 3-4pm (GMT+2): This CEMS Global Leadership Series features thought leader for Africa's technology landscape, mentor to aspiring women, philanthropist at heart, and Regional General Manager for IBM North, East and West Africa Angela Kyerematen-Jimoh.
Kyerematen-Jimoh will discuss skills as the new currency, and the foundation for a strong future. With the recent pandemic, several new skills - deeply rooted in technology, were brought to the fore. With the right skills, youth are ready for jobs of the future, they are well-prepared for innovation, all geared to transform nations and continents.

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Wed 5 May, 9-11pm (GMT+2): “Transitional Justice for the ‘War on Terror’?” lecture is one of the AUC Law Department Lecture Series featuring Frédéric Mégret,

Professor and Dawson Scholar, Co-Director of the Centre for Human Rights and Legal Pluralism, Faculty of Law

McGill University and moderated by 

Associate Professor and Chair at the AUC’s Law Department

Thomas Skouteris and Noha Abou Eldahab,

Fellow, Brookings Doha Center and Non-Resident Fellow

Brookings Institution. 


Cocoon Culture Centre

L’Immeuble building, Sherif St, Downtown, Cairo 

Wed 5, 9pm: “Significance”, a photography session with Farida Bustani followed by sohour.  

French Cultural Institute

The Institute has launched its new website at the beginning of 2021. You can visit it through this link:

The new website is carefully designed to meet your requirements and facilitate access to information. It is also fast, easy to use, and offers a variety of content and new ways to communicate with the institute. With one click, you can view the spaces devoted to French language courses, Arabic language courses, various events in all branches (exhibitions, conferences, and cultural events). In addition to contacting the institute directly by sending your messages to any of its sectors through its website. If you have difficulty completing the French language courses at the headquarters of the French Institute in Egypt in Mounira, Heliopolis, New Cairo, Sheikh Zayed and Alexandria, you can continue them online. It takes the health of its customers very seriously and has implemented strict health measures to provide you with the best possible educational conditions. Wearing a mask is mandatory for all and physical spacing is respected in the classroom and in the building. 

For more information flock to the institute’s website[email protected]
You can choose the branch you prefer and see the French language courses for adults and children that are appropriate for you and register there. You can also call the institute at the following numbers: 01205558639/01227484951/
01222196984, from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm.


French Cultural Institute

Madrasset Al-Huquq Al Frinseya St, Mounira, Tel 02 2791 5800 

FCI Auditorium

Tues 4, 9pm: “Alathar Lena” (Heritage is for the People) Initiative is the title of a seminar with professor May Al-Ibrashy. Alathar Lenais an initiative led by the Association of Urban Thought - Megawra. Since 2012, the project has been deployed in the heart of Al-Khalifa district to preserve, transform and enhance Islamic heritage. The objective is both to improve the quality of life in historic districts and to develop sectors of activity (tourism, art and crafts) around this prodigious heritage.


Italian Cultural Institute 

Italy is celebrating the 700th death anniversary of Dante Alighieri, from 12 March to 4 July 2021. So, the Italian Institute continues to post videos in Arabic with translations from Dante Alighieri’s masterpiece The Divine Comedy to bring the Arab-speaking public closer to the work of the supreme poet. Videos are directed by Giabluca Barbadori, with the special participation of Ashraf Farouk, Amir Salaheddin, Sherine Hegazy, and Sara El Mokadem.


El-Sawy Culturewheel
End of 26th of July St, under the 15th of May Bridge, Zamalek, Tel 02 2736 8881/6178/2737 4448

(No entry without a mask and the hall will be open at only 25 percent audience capacity)

River Hall

Fri 30, 9pm: Poetry recital by Hisham Al-Gakh


*A version of this article appears in print in the 28 April, 2021 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly

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