Sawsan Badr

One of the most popular superstars in the Arab world who has long been dubbed “The Nefertiti of Egyptian Cinema,” the Egyptian actress revived the ancient beauty. She is best known for a number of successful lead roles in Egyptian cinema and drama.

Yasmine Ahmed Kamel

Film Director

I worked as an assistant director from 2010 to 2018, and during this period I directed second unit for the series طريقي , جراند اوتيل، مسلسل الحربايه, and the movie الخليه, and I became a director on my own from 2019, the first dramatic work of the series “حدوته مره” with Ghada Abdel Razek, then I directed the tv-series بدون ضمان and the حلم حياتي tv series.

Dr. Soha El Baklawy

Founder and Board Member – Businessita

A Business Mentor, A Trainer, A mindset and self educator, A Change Maker, A Startup and Strategy consultant.

TIAW board member, Startup Grind Chapter director, Founder & CEO of Businessita.

A DBA holder, passionate about Women Empowerment and entrepreneurship.

Shereen Agina

Corporate Communications & PR Director – Amer Group

Sarah Youssef

External Communications director, Africa Middle East and South Asia and Corporate Communications Director – PepsiCo Egypt

Sarah joined PepsiCo Egypt as the Head of Corporate Communications in 2017. In 2021, She became the External Communications Director Africa, Middle East, and South Asia and Corporate Communications Director, PepsiCo Egypt. Through which, she became responsible for managing all corporate communication strategies in the AMESA and Egypt, as well as maintaining the company’s corporate reputation. Her role also includes instigating PR plans with the company’s marketing arm and brand teams for products across PepsiCo’s portfolio. She also manages the company’s corporate social responsibility agenda and drive more shared values within the community.

 

Sarah has more than 18 years of experience in diverse business aspects, namely corporate communications, events planning and Corporate Social Responsibility. Her extended career expertise includes multiple firms such as TRACCS, Barclays Bank Egypt, Abu Dhabi Islamic Bank (ADIB) & Sandoz Egypt Pharma. In 2016, she joined MasterCard as the Corporate Communications Manager for Egypt & North Africa, before joining PepsiCo a year later.

 

During her time as an American University in Cairo (AUC) Business Administration student, Sarah participated in many extracurricular activities. She was a member of the Development program at the 16th Cairo International Model United Nations (MUN) in 2004 and the Reception Committee of the 2nd International Conference of Global Economy (ICGE) in 2001. She also directed the AUC Student Union Talent and Talk Show in 2002 and 2003.

 

Samia Aboul Fotouh

Past Chairman of District 95 of Inner Wheel club Egypt and Jordan

She started her social work career in 1982. She is an active member of Inner Wheel Club, Zamalek and a number of civil society associations. She is also a founding member at the Children’s Cancer Hospital Egypt 57357, Egypt Hearts Association, Vodafone Charity Foundation, and Kheir wa Baraka Association for slum upgrading. This is in addition to her role in support of “Made In Egypt” initiative since 2001, through holding exhibitions.

Active Member of Inner Wheel Club and a number of civil society associations.

(Inner Wheel is one of the largest women’s international organization in the world with members in over 100 countries; it is a non-profit organization that provides social services mainly in favor of girls, women and the elderly, and concerned in many fields of action, inter alia: poverty, health and education. Inner Wheel Clubs in Egypt work under the supervision of the Ministry of Social Solidarity).

Founder of many community associations.

Founder of five young members clubs of Inner Wheel, to encourage their involvement in social activities.

Resumed the Chair of Inner Wheel Club Zamalek for several times.

Former Chairman of Inner Wheel Club district 95 Egypt & Jordan, which consists of thirty clubs.

Initiator of “Made in Egypt” initiative since 2001 which continues to present, aimed at promoting Egyptian products by supporting small enterprises and encouraging creative young designers and entrepreneurs, and giving interest in and development of heritage.

Sally Seada

Head of Technical Office – Micro, Small and Medium Enterprise Development Agency “MSMEDA”

Her professional experience in small- scale enterprise development has extended to 26 years since joining the Egyptian Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Agency (MSMEDA) in 1995. She is responsible for various duties, including: periodically reporting to MSMEDA’s CEO, providing KPI and performance reports and presentations in collaboration with the central sectors, and implementing the directives of MSMEDA’s CEO. Her role is considered of major importance.

Rasha Abdel Aal

Head Deputy of ETA

Head of the central strategic department & E-Audit unit & risk management unit

Rasha started her career in 1994,  joining the Egyptian Tax Authority(ETA) as a tax officer. As ETA processed tax e-filing, she joined the electronic auditing development where she was promoted to a Senior Tax Auditor . One of her responsibilities was giving lectures at the authority’s training academy. Later on, she headed the department. She was a member at various committees managing the digital transformation at ETA including e- commerce and automation process. Currently, she chairs the Strategic Centeral Administration, as well as the units of electronic auditing  and risk management.

Dr. Rania Ahmed

Consultant Dermatologist and Aesthetic medicine

After her graduation from Faculty of Medicine Ain Shams University in 2001, she earned a master’s degree in dermatology, andrology and venereology from Ain Shams University. Then, she was hired as a consultant at student’s hospital, Ain Shams University. She specializes in all types of laser and cosmetic techniques. She also received a certificate from the National Institute of Laser-Cairo University for all laser applications and safety in Dermatology.

Always aiming for perfection, you feel her not only your doctor but always your best friend.

Randa Fouad

President of The World Art Forum WAF

Randa Is an Egyptian Artist and Development Expert. She is President Of World Art Forum, Sustainable Art Management and Sheranda World Art Organisations.

Ms Fouad graduated from Faculty of Economics and Political Science Cairo University. She started her career as a UN Communication Development Specialist working on MDGs and then SDGs .She then  headed the London Times Middle East Office. Ms Fouad  Managed the UN Urban Management Programme in the Arab Region different cities ,working on Urban Development, preservation of heritage,environmental protection and Gender Empowerment in Egypt,Lebanon ,Syria , Tunisia,Morocco and Yemen .In Addition she held the position of Senior Advisor to several Egyptian Ministers of Environment, Dr Nadia Makram Ebeid, En Maged George and others .

She also founded The Arab Media Forum for Environment and Development and became one of Egypts Environmental . Ms Fouad was the first arab personality to be elected as vice President of The International Environmental Journalits .

In 2014 Randa Fouad made a decision and did a career shift  following her passion to Fine Arts combining it with her Development background with a message about Egypts Diversity of rich Civilisations and the importance of Art in Egypt and Worldwide as a major partner for Awareness raising , Change to achieve Sustainable Development.

Randa Fouad participated in more than 50 group exhibitions in Egypt and abroad and held several solo exhibitions; Egyptian Fantasy 2019,Towa Land of Light 2020 and Summer Dreams 2021.

Parallel to her Artwork,Randa acted as a visiting professor at UCLA University Califoria US and Beirut Arab University Lebanon lecturing/advocating on issues related to Art and its strong links with Development of Humanity .

Lately Ms Fouad contributed to several Art/Development initiatives related to the Role of Art in supporting the awareness of societies ,Such as The National Initiative for Culture and Art combating Religious and Gender Discrimination with youth of Menis,Cairo and Alexandria Universities to create a culture of Dialogue using Art as a tool .

Ms Fouad also founded a Fashion brand that transformed her paintings into day to day items hence making her Art functional,a contribution to Creative Economy by providing job opportunities.

In 2020 Suez Canal Economic Zone purchased a collection of her paintings and Art products  as special gifts to high profile officials in Egypt and abroad .

Randa Fouad received in 2021 The International Award From Women of Heart Global Foundation in recognition of her efforts combining Art with Social issues. One of her latest achievements is preparation of the establishement of (The World Art Forum For Sustainable Development Foundation) especially that Egypt announced 2022 the year for  Civil Society, the foundation will be announced soon with a board of Directors representing the most important sectors in Egypt and abroad in fields of Urban development, Art,Environment and Development.