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
 

      
 
       
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    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

      
 
       
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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
 

Tarek

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