Alhassan Ahmed

Fellowship year

2015 - 2016

Field

Entrepreneurship

Placement when a fellow

Project Coordinator - RiseUp Egypt

Current employment &/or degree seeking

Project Assistant - Save the Children

Higher education

B.A in Math-Physics

Current country of residence

Egypt

Biography

Alhassan is a co-founder of Tashabik coworking space in Alminya. As a Lazord Fellow, he worked at RiseUp Egypt, and participated in planning and implementing the biggest summit in the region: RiseUp summit. The summit hosts more than 5000 attendees from 50 countries. Alhassan has been proudly volunteering with several organizations for the last 9 years. He now works for Save the Children Egypt as a project assistant. This project is part of the Regional Development and Protection Programme (RDPP) and financed by the European Union through the EU Emergency Trust Fund for Africa. Masar is one of Save the Children’s youth projects that aims to improve conditions amongst Egyptian, refugee and migrant children and youth in Ard Ellewa and other areas in Cairo.

“I am proud to be a part of the Lazord community and I’m grateful for this chance from the Lazord Foundation and the Gerhart Center.”