A Message of Support From

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


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

Azza Fahmy, Chairwoman & Chief Designer, Azza Fahmy Jewelry

Amr Helmy, Chairman, Amr Helmy Designs

Michael Megalli, Senior Director, Brand Strategy, Microsoft

Tarek Mansour, Senior Partner, PriceWaterhouse Coopers

Sherif Kamel, Dean, AUC Business School

Iman Bibars, Vice President, Ashoka

Dina Sherif, CEO, Ahead of the Curve

Tarek Elmadany, Board Member, Egypt NEGMA

Ehaab Abdou, Co-founder, Nahdet Mahrousa, Ashoka Fellow

Hania Sholkamy, Associate Professor, Social Research Center, AUC

Nadereh Chamlou,  Fmr Senior Advisor to Chief Economist for MENA Region, World Bank

Sahar Tohamy, Program Director, Egypt Network for Integrated Development (ENID)

Mona Amer, Assistant Professor of Psychology, AUC

Andrew Zolli, Executive Director, PopTech!

Tim Williamson, Co-founder & CEO, Idea Village

...more to be confirmed soon...

& Featuring...

A Presentation of the first group of RISE Entrepreneurs!


Mohamed El-Sawy, Founder, The Sawy Culture Wheel

Ahmed El-Haggar & Berklee Musicians
Ana Masry Band