Ahmad Abdelgalil

Fellowship year

2017 - 2018

Field

Social Entrepreneurship

Placement when a fellow

Fellowship Program Junior Assistant - Ashoka Arab World

Current employment &/or degree seeking

Fellowship Program Associate - Ashoka Arab World

Higher education

Economics and Political Science - Cairo University

Current country of residence

Egypt

Biography

Ahmad received his bachelor’s degree in economics from Egypt’s premier public university, Cairo University, and is currently working as a Fellowship Program Associate at Ashoka Arab World. His professional areas of interest focus on human rights, education and social entrepreneurship. As an undergraduate, he was the president of MOIC (Model Organization of Islamic Cooperation), a student club that serves the community through 8 diverse social projects. In 2015, he was elected to be the President of the Faculty of Economics’ Student Union as well as to become a member of the Student Council at Cairo University. The Council represented over 300,000 students and had the principal mission of improving the students’ educational environment. As a recent graduate of the Lazord Fellowship, Ahmad is honored to have been given the opportunity to make important contributions to the field of social development.