Youth Civic Engagement & Diversity through Social Entrepreneurship in Egypt
Series: Dubai Initiative Seminar
Open to the Public - Starr Auditorium
November 30, 2009
4:00 p.m.-5:30 a.m.
Related Project: Dubai Initiative
Ehaab will speak about the prospects for social entrepreneurship in the Region based on his experience over the past 16 years as co-founder of several civil society organizations in Egypt and the Middle East. A singer-songwriter and co-founder of the Ana Masry band which aims to promote tolerance and diversity in Egypt, he will also share insights on music as a tool to promote interfaith dialogue.
Ehaab currently serves as Advisor for the Wolfensohn Center for Development's Middle East Youth Initiative at Brookings, leading its social entrepreneurship agenda. Ehaab is the co-founder of the Fat'het Kheir NGO, Nahdet El Mahrousa NGO--the first incubator of innovative social enterprises in the Middle East--as well as the the first president of the Federation of Egyptian Youth NGOs.
The Dubai Initiative
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