Rise Launch Event Program


KEYNOTES

Farouk El-Baz
Director, Center for Remote Sensing
Boston University

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Mohamed El-Sawy
Founder
The Sawy Culture Wheel


SPEAKERS
 

Mona Mowafi Co-founder & President, RISE Egypt

Wael Fakharany
RISE Co-founder &
Board Chair 
MENA Region Agency Leader, Google

Azza Fahmy Chairwoman & Chief Designer, Azza Fahmy Jewelry

Iman Bibars
Vice President
Ashoka


 

Sherif Kamel  Dean, American University in Cairo (AUC) Business School

Shahir Guindi
Board Member
Canadian Business
Development Bank

Iman Bibars Vice President, Ashoka

Vinit Nijhawan
Former President
TiE-Boston and
TiE-Global Trustee

Wael Fakharany Co-founder & Board Chair, RISE Egypt / Agency Leader MENA Region, Google

Michael Megalli
Senior Director,
Brand Strategy
Microsoft

 

Amr Helmy Chairman, Amr Helmy Designs  

Rana El Kaliouby
Co-founder &
Chief 
Science Officer
Affectiva
 

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Andrew Zolli
Executive Director
PopTech!

 

Ayman Ismail Assistant Professor of Entrepreneurship, AUC Business School

Ihab Ismail
Co-founder &
Board Member,
Nahdet El-Mahrousa

 

Michael Megalli Senior Director, Brand Strategy, Microsoft  

Azza Fahmy
Chairwoman &
Chief Designer
Azza Fahmy Jewelry

 

Sherine Mishriki  Executive Management Consultant

Nadereh Chamlou
Fmr Senior Advisor to Chief Economist for
MENA Region 

World Bank

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Walt Mayo
Senior Vice President of Global Expansion, Endeavor

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Dina Sherif
Founding Partner
Ahead of the Curve

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Sherif Kamel 
Dean 
AUC Business School


 

Tarek Mansour Senior Partner, PriceWaterhouse Coopers Egypt

Mona Amer
Associate Professor
of Psychology
AUC

 

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Tim Williamson
Co-Founder & CEO
Idea Village
 

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Tarek El-Madany
Board Member
Egypt NEGMA


FEATURING

A Presentation of the first class of RISE Entrepreneurs!


Entertainment


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Music

Ahmed El-Haggar
& Berklee School Musicians