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Getting Down to Business

Mohamed Gabr ’73 Mohamed Shelbaya ’90 Hassan Abdalla ’82 ’94 Mohamed Samir ’89 Adel El-Labban ’77 ’80, Hatem Dowidar ’01 Takreem El Tohamy ’84, ’94 Ashraf El Afifi ’91 Nevine Loutfy ’74 Tarek El Nazer ’06 Hadeer Shalaby ’11

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Queen Rania

Voice of the People

Her Majesty Queen Rania Al Abdullah ’91, Rania Al-Mashat ’95, Sahar Nasr ’85, ’90, Hisham Tawfik ’82, Ziad Bahaa-Eldin ’8

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Jasmine Taha Zaky

What’s New(s)?

Jasmine Taha Zaky ’92, ’97, Alumni in this category have excelled as journalists, authors, and media professionals, using their writing and communication skills to voice the truth, keep the public well informed and induce positive change.

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Karim Ramadan


Ahmed Zahran ’02, Karim Ramadan ’88, Alumni in this category contribute to advancing scientific knowledge, showing innovation and bringing true benefit and well-being to mankind.

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Omar Samra

Ahead of the Game

Omar Samra ’00, Amany Khalil ’90, REEM MANSOUR ’15, Samia Hagrass ’18, Nour El Tayeb ’16, Yossra Ashraf, Dina Meshref ’17

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Yousriya Sawiris

Doing Good

Yousriya Sawiris (MA ’82), Yousriya Sawiris (MA ’82), Sameh Makram Ebeid ’75, Heba Hagrass ’82, ’98, Raghda El-Ebrashi ’04, ’07

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All About Arts

Abu ’02, Alumni in this category have inspired or contributed to advancing theatre, music and the arts.

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Paving the Way

Amin Ashraf Marei ’11, Alumni in this category show outstanding creativity, commitment and inspiration in educational systems and empowering endeavors.

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Mohamed Dahawy

Meet Mohamed Khaled Dahawy ’19: Egypt’s ACCA Professional Exams’ Prizewinner

We are proud to announce that our alumnus Mohamed Khaled Dahawy '19 has achieved the highest score in Egypt in the 4 professional exams of the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Exams), being the Prizewinner (the award for the highest mark by a student) for the Strategic Business Leader (SBL) paper, the Advanced Financial Management (AFM) paper, the Strategic Business Reporting (SBR) paper, and the Advanced Audit and Assurance (AAA) paper. In addition, he was able to complete his exams in under one year, and in one attempt.

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Hany Soliman

MBA Alumnus Hany Soliman On Being Listed Among Five Finalists for 2020 MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award by AMBA

Hany Soliman (MBA '19), founder and managing director of Engineering Group Innovation, has recently been listed among the five finalists for the 2020 MBA Entrepreneurial Venture Award (Private Sector) by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) and the Business Graduate Association (BGA) during the AMBA 2020 Excellence Awards.   

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Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism Wins the World Travel Market’s 2019 Global Leaders Award for “Outstanding Contribution to the Industry”

Egypt's Ministry of Tourism recently won the World Travel Market's 2019 Global Leaders Award for Outstanding Contribution To The Industry at the biggest event of the global travel industry, the World Travel Market, which brings together a total of 5,000 exhibitors from around the globe and gathering more than 30,000 attendees. During the event, Egypt was honored among the very best in the travel industry.

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Amin Marei ’11 Building Social Capital Through Education

In-depth with the recipient of the Harvard Intellectual Contribution Award, Amin Marei. Since graduating from the American University in Cairo (AUC) School of Business in 2011 with a Bachelor of Business Administration and a specialization in finance, Amin Marei has admirably sought to have a positive impact on society through his passion for education.

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Forbes Names Alumnae Among Region's Most Influential Women of 2018

Working in diverse fields, from banking and trade to business management and telecommunications, 13 AUC alumnae are named by Forbes Middle East among The Middle East's Most Influential Women of 2018. Focusing on women in executive business and finance positions, as well as women in government departments, this annual list considers the title, scope and impact of the women's work, as well as the revenues of the companies they lead.

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Alumni and Board Members Named Among Most Powerful Businesswomen

Alumni and Dean’s Strategic Advisory Board (SAB) members from the AUC School of Business were named on Forbes Middle East list of most powerful Arab businesswomen. Nine women with ties to the AUC School of Business were named in the 2017 Forbes Middle East list of the 100 most powerful Arab women in business. The impressive number showcases the School’s abilities to promote and advance business ingenuity among trend-setting women that cast away age-old gender stigmas on a near-daily basis.

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Yasmine Helmy

Yasmine Helmy ’16 on Entrepreneurship Through Experiential Learning

One on one with the Hult Prize Egypt Country Director and Senior Growth Marketer at Instabug. The AUC School of Business sat down with Helmy to find out more about how her success story came to be and the impact that her education at the School has had on her. 

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Nayera Amin

Nayera Amin ‘76 Appointed as Member of the Non-Executive Board at the Housing and Development Bank

AUC School of Business alum and current SAB member Nayera Amin’s success-filled career is now taking her on a new adventure as a member of the non-executive board of the Housing and Development Bank. American University in Cairo (AUC) School of Business alum and Dean’s Strategic Advisory Board (SAB) member Nayera Amin’s appointment to the board of the Housing and Development Bank represents just the latest accomplishment in her distinguished career.           

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