Annisa Hassouna Award
The Anissa Hassouna Award is a prestigious honor that was created to commemorate the life and legacy of the late Egyptian charity icon Anissa Hassouna. Hassouna was a dedicated advocate for children’s health and education and worked tirelessly to improve the lives of the most vulnerable members of Egyptian society.
As the founder of Al Nas Hospital (People’s Hospital for Children) and former Executive Director at the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation, Hassouna made significant contributions to the healthcare sector in Egypt. She was also a former member of the Egyptian Parliament, where she championed legislation to promote women’s rights and social justice.
The Anissa Hassouna Award recognizes individuals and organizations who share Hassouna’s commitment to improving the lives of children, women, and marginalized communities in Egypt and beyond. The award is a testament to Hassouna’s legacy and serves as a reminder of the importance of continuing her work to create a more just and equitable society
By recognizing the achievements of those who are carrying on Hassouna’s legacy, the Anissa Hassouna Award inspires and empowers others to continue the important work of promoting social justice, equity, and human rights in Egypt and around the world.