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Women on Boards Observatory Releases 2018 Monitoring Report

In the latest monitoring report, the gap of women on boards in particular sectors was disclosed, with banks leading with 11.4%, followed by listed companies 10.2% and public enterprise companies 8.3%.

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Promoting Civic Engagement and Social Responsibility among Youth and Children

Through 2019 Summer Bootcamp: Engaged Generation During July, the Gerhart Center offered a two-week summer bootcamp targeting youth within the Summer at AUC program The main aim of the summer bootcamp held by The John D. Gerhart Center for Philanthropy, Civic Engagement and Responsible Business was to promote civic engagement and endorse the idea of social responsibility among university students and children.

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AUC School of Business Official Sponsor of EFMD Responsible Business Case Competition Track

The responsible business case studies will mainly incorporate cases that address corporate governance, financial reporting and auditing, integrated reporting, anti-corruption, business ethics, social marketing, gender equality, corporate sustainability, and responsible business education and practices.

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Executive Education Launches First Run of Retail Management Program

Due to the recent marginal stability in inflation rates during the year and major economic reforms, the retail sector is expected to maintain a positive growth trajectory in the medium- to long-term. This anticipated growth, associated with consumers’ evolution and the change of spending patterns, encouraged the Alexandria Business Association (ABA) through the Egyptian initiative for retail development committee to approach the AUC School of Business for a collaboration in developing programs for retail professionals.

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AUC School of Business Recognized as Beta Gamma Sigma’s 2019 Honors Chapter

This year, the School’s Beta Gamma Sigma Chapter has been qualified for recognition as an Honors Chapter, which is indicative of a campus where academic excellence is highly valued and where the faculty officers of the chapter work diligently to enhance Beta Gamma Sigma’s stature on campus. 

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School Graduate Programs Lead the 2019 Eduniversal Best Masters Ranking in Africa

The School of Business unceasingly places itself among the 100 best business schools worldwide within the Five Palmes of Excellence league. Throughout the years, remaining at the cutting edge of advancement and constantly committing to quality have been key distinctive elements of the School.

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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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Venture Lab Celebrates the Graduation of 19 Startups in Demo Day Cycle 12

19 startups from various fields pitched their ideas in front over 500 attendees as part of the demo day

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Celebrating the Next Group of Business Leaders; Class of 2019!

AUC School of Business graduates 171 undergraduates and 18 graduates in its Distribution of Diplomas ceremony on June 20.

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AUC School of Business Hosts AFAM’s Weeklong African Faculty Development Workshop 2019

During the period of June 9-13, the School contributed to building research capacity across the African continent through hosting the fifth African Faculty Development Workshop (AFDW) organized by the Africa Academy of Management (AFAM) and sponsored by AACSB. Consisting of a series of programs with the goal of advancing research scholarship in Africa and assisting in developing the next generation of Africa’s academic leaders, the AFDWs are a significant initiative in line with AFAM’s mission to promote excellent doctoral and new faculty research.

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Eduniversal Ranks 13 AUC Master's Programs Among Top in Africa

Thirteen of AUC’s master’s programs have topped the 2019 Eduniversal Rankings, with six being ranked the first in Africa and all among the top 200 worldwide. No. 1 in Africa

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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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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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AUC Students Win Omnicom Group MENA Inter-University Challenge

AUC students Nour El Tahawy, Nour Beshir, Yousef Nassar, Mai El-Ghamry and Nadine Riad won the Omnicom Group MENA Inter-University Challenge with a $10,000 prize, competing with students from other international universities to solve a real data analytics science problem.

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Sherif Kamel Appointed as President of the Board of Governors of AmCham Egypt

Sherif Kamel '88, '90, '13, founding dean of AUC School of Business won by acclamation the position of President of the Board of Governors of the American Chamber of Commerce in Egypt (AmCham Egypt) for the 2019-2021 term, starting June first.  

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