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AUC Venture Lab, Egypt Ministry of Planning Launch Training Program to Support Entrepreneurship

The AUC Venture Lab and the Ministry of Planning and Economic Development have collaborated to launch a capacity-building program for business incubators and accelerators

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EiR

EiR: a new transformational entrepreneurship journey for our students

“I felt lucky to be granted the opportunity to participate in 2021's EIR program as the field of international entrepreneurship is on the rise, and for this reason, I felt that joining such a program would be an amazing chance for me to gain international experience in entrepreneurship.” - Nour Khalil, Business Administration sophomore and EiR program participant (team KLANZ).

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Bringing Ideas to Life – Startup Launchpad: V-Lab’s latest success story in partnership with the Ministry of Communications and Information Technology

“This experience gave me a better understanding of customer needs and brought me closer to the market, and the weekly dedicated mentoring sessions helped me refine my business model.”  - Sara Hesham, Startup Launchpad Cycle 1 graduate a

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AUC Schools Rank Top in Africa

Eduniversal and QS World University rankings have ranked different AUC programs as some of the top performing and highest delivering academic courses of study in the continent, and the world. Check out some of the recent rankings by school below. 

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School of Business, Al Ahly Partner to Introduce Sports Management Education in the Region

“Today, Al Ahly Club, a big entity, and The American University in Cairo, also a big educational institution, collaborate toward a program that will benefit the community and the future leaders of society. The American University in Cairo, with its history, will help us prepare calibers who could benefit society with their knowledge on managing sports facilities.” - Mahmoud El Khatib, president, Al Ahly Sports Club

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Egypt Gives: AUC Student Hana Wali on a Mission to End Homelessness

Statistics say that there are 12 million homeless Egyptians, including those living in slums (ashwa’eyat). Yet when Hana Wali, business administration student, visited some of the most poverty-struck areas in Egypt during her work with the charitable organization, Together to Save a Human, she discovered that the statistics may not be accurate and that countless people need shelter.

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AUC V-Lab Demo Day graduates even more promising start-ups

Another round, and another AUC VLab Demo day featuring a fascinating graduating cohort of startups. Demo day spotlighted some promising startups in various fields, from debt and investment management to cutting-edge health tech and e-commerce solutions. Financial Technology on the Rise

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ICC

ICC 2021 and Beyond: A Closer Look at the International Case Competition and the Winning Team

In April 2019, The AUC School of Business Center for Entrepreneurship and Innovation (CEI) inaugurated the first International Case Competition ICC with the aim of bringing together teams of undergraduate students from all over the world, to compete in solving a challenging business case.

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Unleash Your Voice: Q&A with Youssef Hashem

AUC’s Debate Society, a student-led organization, is holding one of its biggest events yet – discussing the influence of state and society on sexual harassment. Titled Unleash Your Voice, the event is bringing together faculty, students, specialists and actors to engage in a conversation about sexual harassment in Egypt.

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AmCham Story

Exclusive and Temporary AmCham Membership to all AUC Enrolled Graduate Students!

The American University in Cairo has launched a new program that offers an exclusive opportunity for all enrolled graduate students to join the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham Egypt) as an “AUC PostGraduate Temporary AmCham Member.”

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Managing P&G's Multibillion Dollar Brands: The Seventh KCC - P&G Commercial Challenge Gone Virtual

“Regardless of the results, you learned something new that would definitely help you in future case studies.

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Dean Sherif Kamel Appointed Trustee, Board Member of International Business Bodies

School of Business Dean Sherif Kamel was recently appointed as a trustee of the International Management Board of the Association of MBAs and the Business Graduates Association as well as elected as a board member of AACSB International as an "AACSB official representative of an organization from Europe, the Middle East or Africa," representing AUC.

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AUC Holds First Virtual Open Day with 800 Prospective Students

Around 800 prospective students attended AUC's first virtual Open Day last Saturday, and more than 20 faculty members engaged with the students.  Prospective students from a diverse set of high school backgrounds explored the 40 majors and 55 minors offered at the University. Each school had a Zoom booth and was represented by a faculty member who answered questions about the different courses, tracks and programs found at the school. The Student Service Center also had a booth to answer any additional questions about programs and admissions

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Know, Be, Rise: ‘Unscripted’ Dialogs with Female Leaders

“’'Empowered women, empower women’. This quote has always driven me forward as I grew up surrounded by empowered women who pushed me to be who I am today,” said Nour Hesham, marketing senior and president of the Business Association (BA). 

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AUC Alumni Among Forbes Middle East's Top 50 Power Businesswomen

Every year, Forbes Middle East selects and ranks 50 powerful businesswomen from across the region. The women were chosen because they have "shown resilience, flexibility, and strength in the face of unprecedented adversity, both in the workplace and in their communities," according to Forbes. Egypt leads with the highest number of women on the list, eight, followed by the United Arab Emirates with seven. Five AUC alumni are featured on the list this year.

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