Amany Shalaby

Fellowship year

2018 - 2019

Field

Public Health

Placement when a fellow

Center for Development Services (CDS)

Higher education

Bachelor's degree in Biochemistry - Faculty of Science, Port Said University

Current country of residence

Egypt

Biography

Amany is a Lazord Fellow at the John D.Gerhart Center at AUC. She has a passion for education and public health. She is a program specialist at the health management and research unit at the Center for Development Services (CDS). She has more than 5 years of experience in several development sectors: health, education, refugees, and entrepreneurship.

On the public health side, she managed campaigns about HCV and donating blood and facilitated many workshops focused on health awareness. She was a manager of the campaign, “A village free from virus C,” in cooperation with the Egyptian Liver Hospital in Port Said governorate villages.

Regarding the education field, she is a freelance facilitator and coordinator for children’s camps focusing on science, life skills, and self-directed education. She has worked in this field with many organizations working in development such as CARE International, John D. Gerhart Center (AUC), SUIP, FARD Foundation, and Goethe Institute. She holds a bachelor’s degree in biochemistry from the Faculty of Science at Port Said University, graduating with a grade of excellent with honors. Amany’s dream is to, “Make a small impact to make people’s lives better.”