Rawya Masnour is the first Egyptian woman to be awarded membership in Prince Albert’s Environmental Society.
Acooeding to Daily news, Egypt is still reaping the benefits of its proudly hosted COP27, as Prince Albert II of Monaco has inducted Rawya Mansour, CEO of Ramsco Egypt and Oasis Technologies Monaco, into the prestigious Planetary Health Pledge Club.
Rawya has been named one of Africa’s Most Influential Leaders for 2019 in recognition of her environmental conservation efforts crystallized in her entrepreneurial business projects for organic farming and waste recycling showcased in several events and panels during COP27.
The Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation, founded in June 2006, is dedicated to pioneering efforts in environmental conservation and sustainable development on both a local and global scale.
Rawya Mansour said she was “pleased and proud to be the first Egyptian woman to be awarded the Membership of the Planetary Health Pledge Club alongside laureates such as Anges M. Kalibata, the UN Secretary General’s Special Envoy for 2021 Food Systems Summit and Dame Jane Francis the first female director of the British Antarctic Survey.
During the UNFCCC Conference of the Parties in Sharm El Sheikh, women were visible in a variety of fields. The Gender Day at COP27, in particular, highlighted numerous achievements that emphasized the importance of women’s empowerment and gender equality on the path to SDG fulfilment.
Rawya’s projects to date have centred on organic farming and food waste recycling via “green coal,” a novel method developed to reduce GHG emissions. During the Cairo Climate Summit, the Prince Albert II of Monaco Foundation hosted the third edition of its Ocean Innovators program to encourage innovation, initiative, and investment in a blue, sustainable economy.