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Spreading awareness on family planning in Egypt – The latest youth competition by the Gerhart Center

Egypt’s population rose from 72 million in 2006 to 100 million in 2020, and is expected to reach 128 million by 2030. This spike in growth is mainly due to the increasing birth rate, which rose from an average of 3.0 to 3.5 births per woman from 2008 to 2013. As the population rises, so do the concerns pertaining to achieving inclusive economic development.

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Eight years of shaping Egypt’s startup ecosystem – AUC Venture Lab Demo Day Spring 2021

After being streamed virtually for the past two years, the AUC Venture Lab Demo Day, featuring Arab African International Bank Cycle 16 and Fintech Spring '21 Cycle, was finally held physically again at the AUC Tahrir Campus this September.

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Gateway to excellence: AUC School of Business joins the Business Graduates Association (BGA)

This fall, as an AMBA-accredited school, AUC School of Business has been invited to join the growing Business Graduates Association (BGA) network, offering yet another benefit for the school’s community.

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Alumni Shine at Egypt's Entrepreneur Awards

AUC's alumni left their mark at Egypt's Entrepreneur Awards, taking home a number of awards. The event is held to honor the country's brightest entrepreneurs. You can find the full list of awardees here.    Best Egyptian Product: Salah El-Dardir '12 CLEO Pharmaceutical Industries 

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Hack 21

Hack-21 to an end…CEI Holds the Final Ceremony of the Annual International Hackathon

"Fantastic Four from The American University in Cairo and EX10 from Chulalongkorn University in Thailand win Hackathon 21 hosted by AUC School of Business."

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AUC students excel at the Central Bank of Egypt’s FinYology Competition

The top teams from the Spring 2021 Entrepreneurship and Innovation ENTR4102 class were invited to present their projects to the Central Bank of Egypt and Banque Misr for the FinYology Competition.

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Kholoud Wael

Joining AUC: A Dream Come True

“It was my dream to join the AUC School of Business,” said Kholoud Wael, accounting and finance junior student. “I was inspired by its global ranking, and since then, I’ve always wanted to join it.” Wael is a recipient of the HSBC Bank Egypt Endowed Public School Scholarship awarded to one student enrolled in a finance-related major. 

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Board of Trustees Approves New Tenures

At its recent meeting, AUC's Board of Trustees approved the tenure of Assistant Professors Rania Samir, management; Nesrin Badawi

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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: 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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VLab Demo Day

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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