Bassam is the owner of a Facebook charity group called Book it forward. It is a group on Facebook that sells used books donated by the group members and all the cash returns from these sales go to charity.
It was founded in 2015 and since then has collected over 80,000 EGP that were donated to various hospitals and non-for-profit organizations across Egypt. The group aims at Increasing social support and contribution to community development .
It also aims at Encouraging recycling, sharing and giving back, Set a positive platform for readers to discuss books and authors, offering books for reasonable prices for the group members, and Providing signed books by authors who contributed with copies from their publications to be put up in auctions on the group for fund raising.
She holds a bachelor degree in business administration from faculty of commerce, Ain shams university.