Don’t miss an open meeting with Dina Megahed at El-Sawy Culturewheel

Reham El-Adawi , Tuesday 22 Nov 2022

Dina Megahed
Dina Megahed


American University in Cairo
Wed 30, 6-8pm: “New IMF Loan: What’s Different this Time?”, a discussion to contextualize recent economic policies within efforts to secure a new IMF loan, and propose policy changes to ensure more inclusive economic growth. Speakers are: Gouda Abdel-Khalek, Former Minister of Solidarity and Social Justice and Supply and Internal Trade, and Professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics Cairo University and Ahmed Galal, who began his career at the World Bank in 1984 where he worked for eighteen years. 

He was the executive director and director of research of the Egyptian Center for Economic Studies (ECES) for two terms (1996–1997 and 2000–2006). In 2007, he was appointed member of the international board of governors of the International Development Research Center in Canada.

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French Cultural Institute

Shafiq Al-Deeb St, Al-Golf, Heliopolis, Masr Al-Gedida, Tel 02 2417 4824 

Mon 28, 7pm: “A Night of Live Debates”, a meeting between the MUN Eloquence Club of the Balzac International School in Cairo and the French Institute of Egypt in Cairo, for a debating activity between the IFE students and the Balzac school students. The art of speech at the service of the ideas we defend, rich exchanges over social issues, philosophical questions, or even famous quotes!

The evening will be hosted by Jules Thomas, philosophy teacher at the Lycée International Balzac and Coline Mathias, academic advisor at the IFE in Heliopolis and New Cairo.



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)

Word Hall

Sat 26, 6-8pm: “Urgent Consultation”, an open meeting with Dina Megahed on our need to consult an expert before taking any decision at the end of the year and the beginning of a new year, but it’s necessary that the counseling be impartial and scientific at the same time. Megahed is the founder and CEO of Smart Minds for Tomorrow for Training and Management Development Services. She has more than 17 years of practical experience in managing various administrative disciplines through her career path in four prestigious and multinational business organizations (Procter & Gamble, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Nissan Modern Motors, and The Russian Cultural Centre). In addition to her experience in training and career development. 

*A version of this article appears in print in the 24 November, 2022 edition of Al-Ahram Weekly.

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